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THE C3 project- supermarket, restaurant and mall- is the latest business endeavour by one of south Trinidad’s pioneering business families, which, upon its completion in 2015, is expected to dramatically alter the local supermarket industry and propel the family trademark supermarket brand, JTA Supermarkets, into a national household word.
CAPTAIN Ian Brunton, Chief Executive Officer of LIAT (1974) Limited has made an impassioned plea to Caribbean leaders to enact legislation to make the aviation industry a fully essential service.
ALTHOUGH the annual Trade and Investment Convention (TIC), hosted by the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA), has distinguished itself as the largest and most influential business –to-business event in the region, including Central and South America, it continues to grow in leaps and bounds.
THERE was a report in one of the papers this week that the UK could face a repeat of last year’s washout summer, with weeks of grey skies and rain on the way. Another paper had some brighter news when it said that the sun had begun to shine on the UK economy.
WHILE there is undoubted evidence that the Trinidad and Tobago economy has been exhibiting signs of growth, nonetheless we do not share the enthusiasm of Central Bank Governor, Jwala Rambarran, that these improvements suggest that the country could achieve a 2.5 percent growth by the end of 2013.
HEALTHCARE and pharmaceutical group Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has blamed higher costs for a fall in quarterly profits, but its latest results still beat market expectations. For the first quarter to March 31, net profits at the US giant fell 11 percent from the same period a year earlier to $3.5 billion (£2.3 billion).
HAVE you ever wondered if you are getting the correct volume of fuel purchased or felt that you may have been cheated at the gas station pumps. Once it is proclaimed, the Metrology Act No 18 of 2004 will mandate the Legal Metrology Inspectorate (LMI) of the Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS) to verify fuel pumps at gas stations nationw(...)
LEXMARK, an established leader in the printing industry, is looking with keen interest at entering the Trinidad and Tobago market. This was disclosed by Lexmark’s Latin America and Caribbean manager Rene Vela in an interview with Business Day at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Port-of-Spain last Wednesday.
A revolutionary engineering software programme that allows LNG producer Atlantic to monitor its natural gas liquefaction units on a real-time basis and prevent “compressor choke” was announced as the overall winner of the 5th Annual Atlantic CEO’s Sustainability Awards.
ON April 26 at the Hyatt Regency, Trinidad, the Bank launched Scotiabank Premium Banking, a service designed for clients looking for a personal banking relationship, priority service, and a tailored suite of products to meet their unique needs.
The Courtyard by Marriott and the Trinidad and Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute (TTHTI) recently formalised an arrangement that recognises TTHTI as the provider of choice from which the hotel will source trained personnel for their facility.
THE EDITOR: Please allow me to express a view of the political climate, looking at it from a different prospective.
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