Tag Archives: business

  1. BIBA pushes sector resilience in Global Business Week

    Stakeholders in Barbados’ vital global business community are not prepared to let the sector falter, despite the rapidly changing regulatory and geo-political influences that are challenging its growth. The assurance has come from Derrick Cummins, President of BIBA, the Association for Global Business, as he addressed the media launch of Global Business Week 2021 (GBW […]

    September 16, 2021BusinessNo comments
  2. Ministry of Maritime Affairs adjusts operating hours of Fish Markets in keeping with revised Curfew

    Fish markets across Barbados will have changes to their operating hours, now operating from 7:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, with immediate effect. Sundays will be 7:00 am until 1:00 pm – except Speightstown which is closed Sundays. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy continues to remind the fishing […]

    September 11, 2021Agriculture, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  3. “Of Competence, Confidence and Credit Ratings” by Khaleel Kothdiwala

    On 14 July 2021, Barbadians were treated to the welcome news that Moody’s Investor’s Service had maintained Barbados’ credit rating and that its outlook for our economy remains stable. This comes in spite of the precipitous decline in real GDP due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, decreased government revenue coupled with growing calls […]

    July 24, 2021BusinessNo comments
  4. Three quarters of CEOs predict a return to growth in 2021 – PwC’s 24th Global CEO Survey

    One year after COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, CEOs are voicing record levels of optimism in the global economic recovery, with 76% of business leaders predicting that economic growth will improve in 2021. The number is lower for Caribbean region CEOs, with 69% saying they believe global economic growth will improve. PwC’s 24th Annual Global […]

    March 19, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  5. Virtual roadshow for UK companies

    Over 1000 companies in the UK have had the opportunity of enhancing their commercial growth in the Latin America and Caribbean regions by taking part in the annual Latin America and Caribbean Roadshow hosted by the UK Department of International Trade (DIT). For the first time this annual event has gone virtual with increased interest […]

    March 11, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Micro-Marketing for Micro-Enterprises, book now for 3rd Feb 2021

    What price would you pay for this course? BDS$499 BDS$299 BDS$199 Sample of course content: Business Structure – explanation of options and examples; The Importance of Communication, SWOT Analysis of Marketing Strategies. Go to

    January 16, 2021Business, Photo GalleryNo comments

    Goddard Enterprises Ltd (GEL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Nicholas Mouttet as the new Chief Executive Officer of its Manufacturing Division effective 15th October 2020. He brings some 19 years’ experience in senior executive leadership positions in regional conglomerates overseeing sectors such as manufacturing, distribution, construction, retail, automotive and financial services. In […]

    October 9, 2020BusinessNo comments
  8. Joint venture partners to build new distribution centre in St Vincent

    Goddard Enterprises Limited and its joint venture partner Agostini’s Limited are pleased to announce the impending ground- breaking for the construction of a 60,500 square foot, modernized Distribution Centre and Offices for their St Vincent and the Grenadines based company, Coreas Distribution Limited (CDL). CDL is one of seven fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) distribution […]

    October 2, 2020BusinessNo comments

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    March 14, 2020Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  10. AmCham Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean appoints new Executive Director Chamber to resume its business facilitation role

    The American Chamber of Commerce for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean (AmCham BEC) has appointed Renatta Mohammed as its new Executive Director and has resumed the role of facilitating business relations between its member jurisdictions and the United States of America (USA). “AmCham BEC is excited to rekindle our mission and get back to the […]

    March 8, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  11. Strong finish to a strong year for Fortress Fund Managers

    Leading fund manager Fortress Fund Managers achieved “a strong finish to a strong year” across its suite of Barbados and US dollar funds in 2019. In its fourth quarter report shared recently with investors, Fortress highlighted success in its three Barbados dollar funds, the Fortress Caribbean Growth Fund, the Fortress Caribbean High Interest Fund, and […]

    February 17, 2020BusinessNo comments
  12. GCG Ground Acquires Company in St Lucia

    GCG Ground, a division of Goddard Enterprises Ltd has expanded its Ground Handling business with the acquisition of Caribbean Dispatch Services Ltd. (CDSL) in St. Lucia. It is expected that the company’s 234 employees will remain unaffected by the acquisition which took effect on August 20th 2019. The company presently provides a full suite of […]

    September 2, 2019BusinessNo comments

    Created by Oscar® and WGA nominee Jesse Armstrong (“In the Loop“), with the pilot written by Armstrong and directed by Oscar® winner Adam McKay (“The Big Short“), SUCCESSION launched its ten-episode first season in 2018. The season two cast includes Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Hiam Abbass, Sarah Snook, Kieran Culkin, Alan Ruck, Nicholas Braun, Matthew […]

    July 12, 2019Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. CDB Moves Closer to Finalising Youth Policy and Strategy

    The Caribbean Development Bank is moving closer to finalising its first Youth Policy and Operational Strategy (YPOS), which will guide its youth-related investments in the Region. On July 27 – 28, stakeholders from 17 of CDB’s Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs) met in Barbados for a regional workshop to discuss recommendations coming from the consultations and […]

    July 9, 2019BusinessNo comments
  15. ‘Her Story: Journeys to Greatness’ Co-Sponsors? Digicel & IGT via AmCham BEC March 10, 2019Business, Photo GalleryNo comments

    Forging bold new steps in relatively uncharted territory, (BIBA) the Barbados International Business Association looked at the potential of Barbados becoming a hub for cannabis in the basis of palliative care… Each October since 2009, BIBA has a designated International Business week, and this year was no exception, their Panel Discussion was called “A Look […]

    October 29, 2018Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments

    The Health and Wellness sector is one of the largest opportunities for the entrepreneurial community of Barbados… Mr Clarke said BCSI has done much for the Health & Wellness sector, and expects November 17th and 18th to carry forward previous initiatives; – Shekita Walcott, the Assistant Project Officer for the BCSI, gave participants an idea […]

    October 22, 2018Business, HealthNo comments
  18. Cryptocurrency Reaching Unprecedented New Heights

    Few technologies are as capable of reshaping an entire industry as cryptocurrency has done for the world of finance. Fewer still could have made such strides in what is currently less than a decade of circulation. Despite this explosive growth, there are still many unfamiliar with what cryptocurrency can do, so let’s take a look […]

    July 26, 2018Breaking News, Business, Featured1 comment

    Throughout the region, CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank recently showed tangible appreciation to its over 3,000 members of staff during its 2018 Employee Appreciation Day. In Barbados, activities ranged from breakfast served to staff by senior executives, to lunch served at various venues, to tours of Harrison’s Cave, to massages, games evenings, Karaoke and a lime […]

    June 3, 2018EventsNo comments
  20. The Original BAR-B-QUE HUT – Serving T&T for over 2 decades

    After 2 decades of being in operation, popular Trinbagonian food establishment “The Original BAR-B-QUE HUT” is still going strong in delivering its beloved brand of ‘Halal-friendly‘ barbecued offerings to locals and visitors alike. From its humble origins in the late 1990’s as a small venture on South Trunk Road, Bel Air, La Romaine to its […]

    April 16, 2018Agriculture, TravelNo comments
  21. Early Closure of B.R.A. At Both Weymouth And Pine Outlets

    The Barbados Revenue Authority wishes to advise the public that its branches at Weymouth and the Pine will be closing at 12 noon this coming Monday 18th December. According to Carolyn Williams-Gayle; Manager of Communications & PR, all other branches will remain open for persons to conduct transactions. Normal operations will resume at all branches […]

    December 15, 2017BusinessNo comments
  22. A Martinican on the Board of Directors of the Caribbean Employers Confederation

    After several years as a simple member, a Martinican was elected to the Board of Directors of the Caribbean Employers Confederation. Thanks to this function, Hervé Honoré wishes to encourage more frequent exchanges between the entrepreneurs of Martinique and those of the Caribbean. The head of the company and representative of Medef was elected as […]

    November 7, 2017BusinessNo comments

    Employees of Goddard Enterprises Ltd. (GEL) around the region have pulled out all the stops to assist colleagues and others in the Caribbean who have been hit by the passage of recent hurricanes Irma and Maria. “I really want to commend the staff because though many of them had personal damage to their homes and […]

    September 26, 2017Business, FeaturedNo comments
  24. Start-up Chile Partners with Amadeus to Boost the Development of the Travel Industry Startups

    In order to support its community of entrepreneurs, Start-Up Chile, one of the ten most important business accelerators worldwide, signed an agreement with Amadeus, the company that provides technology solutions for the travel industry, which has just launched the first regional program to support startups focused on tourism. Start-Up Chile is a business acceleration program […]

    August 29, 2017TravelNo comments

    Productive Business Solutions (PBS) recently launched new printer systems in Barbados with never-before-seen applications that can meet several of today’s workplace demands including the need to increase productivity and to be accessible on and off the worksite. The new fleet Xerox multifunction printers were unveiled to the business community including business owners, computer and IT […]

    August 16, 2017TechnologyNo comments