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Potential Petrojam buyer threatens legal action against expropriation

Gleaner on January 18th, 2019 | File Under Business News -

Attorney-at-Law Arlene Gaynor, shareholder and legal counsel for A…

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Kaya herb house reverses merger plans with Buzz Capital

Gleaner on January 18th, 2019 | File Under Business News -

Kaya Inc, which operates a herb house in St Ann, paid over CAN$250,000, or roughly J$24 million, to reverse steps that were undertaken for a proposed merger with Canadian outfit, Buzz Capital….

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Restaurants of Jamaica to add five eateries in 2019

Gleaner on January 18th, 2019 | File Under Business News -

Restaurants of Jamaica, ROJ, which operates the KFC and Pizza Hut franchises, said it has plans to establish another five stores this year as the company responds to a call from the market for…

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Indies Pharma profits dip after listing

Gleaner on January 18th, 2019 | File Under Business News -

In its first annual report after listing on the junior market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange, Indies Pharma is showing a dip in profits despite a bump in revenues. A $20.5-million, or 14.52 per cent, decrease in…

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GK management changes aimed at achieving goal of a $100b company

Gleaner on January 18th, 2019 | File Under Business News -

GraceKennedy said it has made a number of changes at its senior management level as it continues to streamline its structure in alignment with its 100th anniversary objectives.The…

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UK businesses brace for no-deal Brexit

Gleaner on January 18th, 2019 | File Under Business News -

DUNSTABLE, England (AP):Brexit has British business owners on edge - and that is great news for Lovespace, a storage and warehousing company outside London.Lovespace, which collects boxes from customers, stores…

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Everald Dewar | Employment Tax Credit - the receipt and loss of a blessing

Gleaner on January 18th, 2019 | File Under Business News -

The good book said, “It is more blessed to give than to receive”, and the evidence of this is etched deeply in The Fiscal Incentives (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act.This act brought about the…

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BOJ’s inflation target missed again

Gleaner on January 18th, 2019 | File Under Business News -

A decline in agricultural prices, along with a significant reduction in international oil prices, resulted in the consumer price index falling by one per cent for December 2018, bringing the annual point-to-point…

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Paramount Q2 profits soft but management positive

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Second-quarter profits at junior market listed company Paramount Trading showed a 16.27 per cent increase, but this was not enough to overcome a six-month year-on-year slump. The $3.86-million increase…

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Less beef, more beans - Experts say world needs a new diet

Gleaner on January 18th, 2019 | File Under Business News -

NEW YORK (AP):A hamburger a week, but no more - that’s about as much red meat people should eat to do what’s best for their health and the planet, according to a report seeking to overhaul the…

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