A Perspective On The Future Of Business

by Roderick Gordon Jamaica is the home of some of the world’s most amazing talents. Just think of Usain Bolt – the fastest man in the world at 22; Barrington Irving – the youngest pilot to circumnavigate the globe at 23; and the young Bob Marley who made an indelible mark on the world with[…]

A Bold Move To Support Manufacturing

Eight Jamaican companies have been honoured as the New Champions of Manufacturing by National Baking Co. Ltd in their Bold Ones programme. They are Springvale Enterprises, Lincoln Gordon and Sons, Eco-Farms Jamaica Limited, Lifespan Company, Irie Rock Limited, Journey’s End Wine Company, Bartley’s All in Wood and D’Nex Step Sandals and Accessories. This is the third[…]

A Brief History of Business in Jamaica since 1962

Typical of a former colony, Jamaica’s roots in commerce began with agricultural exports to Spain, and then England, in order of colonizers. Before independence, agro-economic activity was island-wide. Sugar and banana were main exports. By Independence in 1962, agriculture was still very significant, but manufacturing and services had begun to alter the economic landscape. 50[…]