Retailing
Bajan Biz

Massy CEO outlines plan for Barbados

With its west coast Super Centre on schedule to re-open later this year, Massy Group is busy ramping up plans for a new mix of bricks-and-mortar on the south coast.

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Patrick Hoyos

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June 14, 2017

Entrepreneurship
Bajan Biz

GraceKennedy sells stake in Trident Insurance

Don Wehby, Group CEO of GraceKennedy Ltd. said the divestment was in keeping with GraceKennedy's expansion strategy, which includes expected growth of its web-based insurance platform GKG Online.

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Patrick Hoyos

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June 14, 2017

Bajan biz
Bajan Biz

CIBC FirstCaribbean supports Reading Week at Eagle Hall Primary

Principal Orlando Jones said the emphasis on reading was not only enhancing the students' ability to cope in the class room but it also improving their social skills, with many of them now better able to discuss issues and settle their differences amicably.

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Bajan biz
Bajan Biz

Alex Tasker returns to Digicel (Barbados) Ltd. as new CEO

The company’s former commercial director takes over the top post as Conor Looney moves to new role as hub CEO for Digicel Caribbean and Central America.

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Patrick Hoyos

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June 14, 2017

Bajan biz
Bajan Biz

Barbados looking to get more tax revenue from "informal" economy

“These informal firms, by evading and avoiding taxes and regulations, unfairly compete with the more efficient formal firms and, by taking away their market share, undermine economic growth and progress." says government's Director of Research Patrick McCaskie.

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Patrick Hoyos

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June 14, 2017

Economic sectors
Bajan Biz

FTC launches market studies into telecom and tourism sectors

The FTC said it intends to engage tourists, members of the public, service providers, stakeholders and other relevant agencies with a view to collating their experiences in these sectors.

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Patrick Hoyos

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June 14, 2017

Fuel and energy
Bajan Biz

FTC agrees to BL&P charging back consumers Bds$24m for energy storage device

Expert: “This is basically a large battery bank (and) will be used to help to smoothen out the supply from the PV plant which can vary frequently and substantially with passing clouds.”

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Patrick Hoyos

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June 14, 2017

Technology
Bajan Biz

Bitt signs MOU with small biz organisations to promote mMoney

After several technology demonstrations and workshops several local organizations have agreed to work with Bitt Digital Inc. on initiatives to bring its mMoney platform to small business.

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April 27, 2018

Bajan Biz

Ban on drones extended

Temporary exemptions possible only on a case by case basis for drones which are imported and exported immediately after usage.

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BSJ News Desk

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April 27, 2018

Bajan Biz

One Haggatt Hall set to open in September

I-Mart convenience store and pharmacy and a branded food outlet will occupy the ground floor and there is currently office space for rent on the top floor.

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BSJ News Desk

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April 27, 2018

Entrepreneurship
Bajan Biz

Chefette: “Barbados’ kitchen” makes it No. 15

On Friday, Sept 15, almost 45 years to the day after that modest Fontabelle opening, Chefette Restaurants Ltd. officially opened its 15th restaurant, on the southeastern corner of the roundabout at Lancaster, St, James on the Ronald Mapp Highway.

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Patrick Hoyos

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June 14, 2017

Bajan biz
Bajan Biz

Post office looking for new revenue streams

The Integrated Postal Reform and Development Plan (IPDP) for the Barbados Postal Service, is expected to cost US$40,000.

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BSJ News Desk

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April 27, 2018

Bajan biz
Bajan Biz

Mottley says she “surrendered” her political role to lead Barbados out of worst crisis

Prime minister says she won't allow politics to “constrain” her from doing unpopular things in order to keep the country on the right track.

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Patrick Hoyos

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June 14, 2017

Bajan biz
Bajan Biz

Closely-held and proud of it

You could say that, with a few exceptions, this island’s business sector is a Trinidad-Irish, and generally foreign, one.