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Norbrook Equity Partners has acquired the Express Fitness chain of gymnasiums from the Clarke family, with plans to grow the business into a Caribbean operation. The investment holding firm has taken a 70 per cent stake in the gymnasium, and is...

In two months, Davina Bennett will officially open the doors of a modelling agency to fresh talent in Paris, France. The 23-year-old has taken a different career track, choosing to go to the beating heart of fashion as an entrepreneur through a...

They are part of the 87-year-old Spirits Pool Association and are collaborating for the March 9-10 inaugural staging of the Jamaica Rum Festival, but competing rum brands Appleton Estate and Hampden Rums are taking contrasting approaches to earning...

The United Kingdom can handle the security risks involved with using mobile networks made by China’s Huawei, the cybersecurity chief said Wednesday, adding to a growing debate among countries on whether the company should be banned, as the United...

The British government acknowledged Thursday that trade deals with major countries such as Japan and Turkey will not be in place by the planned Brexit day of March 29, while the European Union’s chief said he remains downbeat about Britain...

Top officials of the European Central Bank, ECB, worried at their last meeting that the slowdown in economic growth might be “deeper and more broad-based” than previously suspected. The written account of the January 24 meeting released Thursday...

British regulators say the proposed supermarket merger between Sainsbury’s and Walmart’s Asda unit would push up prices and reduce quality for shoppers, casting doubt on a deal that would create the country’s biggest grocery chain. It also serves...

Texaco Jamaica has hit its centenary, but has not lost its vigour. The petroleum marketing company whose top spot in the gas retail market is under threat from acquisitive French rival Total Jamaica, says it has a plan to maintain its edge. GB...

Tarik Perkins is “busy, busy, busy”. It’s the make-it-or-break-it season for Maxfield Bakery, whose Easter buns bring in 49 per cent of yearly revenue. So Perkins and his upsized team are focused on getting ready to spice up the...

Five non-profits aiming to raise a combined $90 million as a precursor to listing their projects on the Jamaica Social Stock Exchange, the JSSE, have amassed 15 per cent of the target on the first day of the launch of the pledging website on Monday...
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