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How To Spy On Your Competitors (Part I)

Tweet Do you have that nervous feeling that your competitors are doing better than you? Suspect that you are loosing customers to your competitors? One suggestion that has worked well for some is to find out what your competition is doing. This research will tell you what is working well for them and help you […]


What Business Owners Can Learn from Usain Bolt

Tweet There are many things that people around the world associate with the name Jamaica. These include Dunn’s River Falls, Negril Beach, Doctor’s Cave Beach, Bob Marley Museum, Port Antonio and Kingston. Ask most people to name a famous Jamaican and very likely you won’t hear the names Marcus Garvey, Alexander Bustamante, Harry Belafonte, Edna Manley, Merlene Ottey […]

Successful Jamaican Entrepreneurs: Richard and Leanne Spence

Tweet Water is a very valuable resource and across the globe it is getting very scarce. Many organizations are focusing heavily on conserving water and improving its quality. Jamaicans Richard Spence and his daughter Leanne Spence have discovered a method to reduce water consumption in hotels, schools, government buildings and other large facilities. Richard said […]

Foreign Business Invested US$567 million in Jamaica in 2013 but Less Than Record Inflow in 2008

Tweet How much money is being invested in Jamaica by foreign companies/countries? Today’s Jamaica Observer revealed some mildly encouraging data in its article “FDIs hit 5-year high for Jamaica.” The article stated that “FOREIGN direct investments (FDI) into Jamaica hit a five-year high of US$567 million in 2013, as investments into the country continue to […]

TREND: Growing Demand for Aluminum by Automotive and Airline Industries

Tweet “The amount of aluminium body sheet content in North American vehicles is expected to quadruple by 2015 and increase tenfold by 2025 from 2012 levels, Alcoa said in a statement issued during the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit…” Source: Jamaica Gleaner “On the demand side, aluminum consumption is expected to improve […]

3 Types of Businesses That Will Succeed in Jamaica

Tweet Yaneek Page, an entrepreneur and business trainer has a great response in today’s Jamaica Gleaner to a question about what type of businesses are much needed in Jamaica. Ms Page pointed out the harsh reality that Jamaica is “a very challenging environment for businesses and it takes much more than introducing a popular North […]