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Tag Archives: consumers

  1. PETROLEUM PRICES TO DROP MIDNIGHT, OCTOBER 11th

    Barbadians will pay less for gasoline, diesel and kerosene, effective midnight Sunday, October 11. According to the Division of Energy, this adjustment in retail prices is due solely to an adjustment in the CIF (cost, insurance and freight) of these refined products. (JS/BGIS)

    October 12, 2015BusinessNo comments
  2. NEW VAT-FREE BASKET OF GOODS AVAILABLE ONLINE

    The list of items contained in the new VAT-free Basket of Goods is now available online. To download the list, persons may visit the Media Downloads section of the Barbados Government Information Service’s website at www.gisbarbados.gov.bb. (KH/BGIS)

    September 25, 2015Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Steep price hikes in Santo Domingo for consumer products

    According to the Dominican Republic’s Central Bank, the Consumer Price Index shows an inflation rate of almost zero in the DR. On Sunday, 20 September 2015, however, the director of the governmental consumer protection agency, ProConsumidor, said that the prices of some basic consumer items have gone up by as much as 48-60%. Altagracia Paulino […]

    September 22, 2015Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  4. FLOW scores touchdown with the NFL Sunday Ticket

    NFL fans across the Caribbean have scored a big win with Flow. C&W Communications, which operates both the LIME and Flow brands, has secured a five-year agreement to offer various NFL assets including NFL Sunday Ticket, NFL Network and NFL RedZone for its cable TV line-up across the region. Fans of the NFL will also […]

    September 16, 2015Featured, SportsNo comments
  5. BARBADIAN PETROLEUM PRICES DOWN – HOW IS COST RATIONALE ACHIEVED?

    Barbadians are now paying less for gasoline, diesel and kerosene. Effective midnight Sunday 6th September the retail price of gasoline dropped from $3.27 per litre to $3.19 per litre and diesel moved from $2.29 per litre to $2.20 per litre. Kerosene will now retail at $1.18 per litre, down from $1.24 per litre. According to […]

    September 8, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  6. DROP IN LPG PRICES, WILL ENERGY MINISTRY EVER SHOW PRICING STRUCTURE?

    Effective midnight Sunday 6th September there was a drop in the retail price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). These adjustments in retail prices are due solely to changes in the CIF (cost, insurance, freight) of these refined products. (JS/BGIS)

    September 8, 2015BusinessNo comments
  7. Sol expands its network by rebranding their Charles Rowe Bridge station: Official site opening’s ribbon cutting

    The ribbon cutting was facilitated by (L to R) Denise Mendes: Sales Executive – Retail, Barbados Gen Mgr, Ezra Prescod & Tyrone Maycock: Sol Charles Rowe Bridge Dealer

    September 6, 2015Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. SOL’s Charles Rowe Bridge Outlet now brags 24 Hour Service for St George community

    Sol, the leading regional supplier of energy products is expanding its network of service station to now include the newly rebranded Charles Rowe Bridge location. The site features: New vapour recovery system – environmentally friendly Night pay window – additional safety measures LED lighting – energy efficient Increased parking – spacious 24 hours – convenience […]

    September 4, 2015BusinessNo comments
  9. Coming Together To Denounce Violence, September 3rd: David Comissiong, Coordinator – Sept. 3rd Foundation

    Thursday 3rd September 2015 is the fifth anniversary of the horrific Campus Trendz criminal tragedy that took the lives of six beautiful young daughters of our nation – Tiffany Harding, Kelly-Ann Welch, Kellishaw Ollivierre, Nikkita Belgrave, Pearl Cornelius, and Shanna Griffith. And once again, the September 3rd Foundation will be undertaking the responsibility of staging […]

    September 3, 2015CrimeNo comments
  10. Bryden Stokes strengthens management in Finance & Marketing

    Leading distribution company, Bryden Stokes Ltd. has strengthened its management team in the areas of finance and marketing with the recent appointments of two experienced managers with pan-Caribbean experience. Karen Forde and Lisa Jackman-Corbin joined Bryden Stokes earlier this year in the posts of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Marketing Manager respectively, a move which […]

    August 10, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  11. Painting the Town Blue: Flow’s Bridgetown Market #5

    Boys and their toys? These guys try Flow‘s internet speed for video gaming with other players around the world!

    August 2, 2015Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  12. Scotiabank Mastercard – Rewards ‘pon de road and off it too!

    Jumping along Spring Garden, your outfit seldom has room for many essentials, centralise your spending power and make it safe with a Ca$h-less Kadooment!

    July 31, 2015Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. Shopping for Kadooment? Choose It, Charge It at Emerald City & Carlton in Blackrock!

    More Places For You To Choose It, Charge It!

    July 30, 2015Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. BACK TO SCHOOL EXPO: Come for the Experience, Leave with the Supplies

    In an effort to make the back-to-school experience easier for parents, guardians and educators, while providing the opportunity for business to display their products and services, CAF Management Services will be hosting an expo on Sunday 30 August 2015 at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Conference Centre. This all-day event will give all patrons the chance […]

    July 17, 2015BooksNo comments
  15. Save On New Summer Fragrances! Visit Worthing or Sunset Crest now!

    Choose it, Charge It!

    July 15, 2015Fashion, Photo GalleryNo comments
  16. Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) PRICES TO FALL EFFECTIVE JULY 5

    Effective midnight Sunday 5th July the retail price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) will fall. These adjustments in retail prices are due solely to changes in the CIF (cost, insurance, freight) of these refined products. (JS/BGIS)

    July 5, 2015BusinessNo comments
  17. 10 Ways Caribbean Luxury Brands Can Tap into the US$1.1 Trillion Market

    A stellar retail experience both offline and on, top notch products and a killer marketing strategy are a few of the ways one digital strategist believes the Caribbean can attract more of the trillion dollar luxury goods market. A recent article via ForbesLife indicates that in 2014, global expenditure on luxury goods amounted to just […]

    June 22, 2015BusinessNo comments
  18. Carlton A1 Supermarket aiming for Online Shopping by 3Q of 2015 or early 2016

    Plans are in tow to make Carlton A1 supermarket chain more 21st Century compliant and allow Barbadian consumers to shop via laptop or mobile, this was revealed by Tomilson Bynoe, Director of the grouping, he was speaking at the launch of a summer competition at their Blackrock flagship. He also indicated there is a website under […]

    May 11, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  19. ST KITTS’ NEW LEADER SETS EXAMPLE FREUNDEL & SINCKLER SHOULD PAY ATTENTION TO: RETAILERS WARNED TO PASS ON “NO VAT” BENEFITS

    Kittitian Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris has warned Basseterre’s supermarkets and food suppliers that any attempt at price gouging will be penalized.  (EDITORIAL NOTE – Hey Freundel? The following is a fresh and relevant message on True Leadership, so pay Attention, ok?) This was emphasized at the Prime Minister’s first monthly press conference which was held […]

    April 6, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  20. New Trimart CEO – “Great brands don’t happen by accident”

    The new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Trimart Supermarkets believes the18 years she spent at leading airline brand, Virgin Atlantic, will positively influence her new role in leading and transforming the Trimart brand. Judith Wilcox says: “I’ve always believed that great brands don’t happen by accident. Strong strategic and operational leadership, market savvy and dynamic […]

    March 5, 2015BusinessNo comments
  21. Sunday 8th March – Help Find Sidneato?

    Sent Sidneato’s flyer to Lucky Horseshoe Saloon & Steakhouse, Chefette Restaurants Limited and Massy Stores Barbados yet of them all – only Massy responded? “…When you spend your dollar out of the community in which you live, the community in which you spend your money becomes richer and richer; the community out which you take […]

    March 5, 2015Controversy, Photo GalleryNo comments
  22. DIGICEL CUSTOMERS WILL NEVER LOSE UNUSED DATA AGAIN: Company Launches Rollover Data

    Digicel 4G Data customers will no longer have to worry about losing their unused data when their current plan expires, thanks to the introduction of Rollover Data by the island’s leading telecommunications company. With the new service, customers will now be able to keep their unused data for the next time they upgrade, downgrade, or […]

    February 17, 2015Technology1 comment
  23. Trimart’s ‘fresh’ initiative bearing fruit for farmers, consumers

    Local produce will continue to feature prominently on the shelves and in the freezers of Trimart Supermarkets. As part of its ongoing ‘Farm Fresh’ campaign, the supermarket chain is highlighting farmers who supply locally-grown produce at its three locations – Rendezvous, Mile-And-A-Quarter, and St Martin. “We regularly visit the farms that supply us with their […]

    January 25, 2015EventsNo comments
  24. AFTER MANY CRAZY RUMORS OF A GAS SHORTAGE IN BARBADOS: DROP IN PETROLEUM PRICES

    Barbadians will soon be paying less for petroleum products. The price of diesel will move from $2.53 to $2.23 per litre; while kerosene will now be sold at $1.27 per litre, down from $1.53 BBD. Government has a mechanism in place to adjust petroleum prices in a more timely fashion, whereby prices will be regulated […]

    January 11, 2015BusinessNo comments
  25. Heart-warming kitchen makeover for Christmas from Unicomer & Fast Food Chain

    This Christmas, Beverley Harewood’s kitchen was definitely the heart of her home after the lucky shopper collected November’s Grand Prize in the Makeover Your Home for the Holidays promotion jointly sponsored by KFC and Courts. When she visited Courts’ Bridgetown store recently to collect her prize, the excited winner couldn’t wait to get started with […]

    January 2, 2015BusinessNo comments