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Is the selling of products such as Organo Gold, Avon, Herbalife and other similar products just another “Pyramid Scheme” or is it a legitimate way to earn money selling merchandise of value in the marketplace?

This has been the debate worldwide—and here in T&T—for many years.

Companies such as these operate what is known as a Multi-...

Sunday, December 17, 2017

The levels of crime in T&T got worse in 2017 and so did the daredevil antics of criminals.

Some of these are reminiscent of the “Wild West” in the United States in the 1800s.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

As we move through December, it is a time when everyone starts anticipating the new year and what it might bring. There will be many 2018 outlooks and forecasts but before we get there I want to step back and look a bit further.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Whether it is a large corporation or even a start-up company, poor customer service can cost businesses thousands of dollars, sometimes even millions.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

For the first two and a half months into the new fiscal year crude prices have been stronger than what Finance Minister Colm Imbert budgeted. In October, Brent averaged US $54.92 a barrel, while last month that average price shot up to US $59.93.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

From scalding hot water in the bathrooms and bad food to poor customer service and over-priced hotels.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

The Handbook of Solid Waste Management by Frank Kreith defines a sanitary landfill as, “An engineered method of disposing of solid waste on land in a manner that protects human health.”

Thursday, December 14, 2017

The announcement last Friday of Jamaican financial services powerhouse NCB Financial Group’s desire to takeover iconic Trinidadian insurance juggernaut Guardian Holdings Ltd hit the local business circuit with a bang.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Being a successful investor oftentimes means finding good businesses capable of producing strong financial performances over time.

For most companies, this isn’t easy: solid long-term financial performance requires tremendous hard work.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Spanx founder Sara Blakely once said, “Embrace what you don’t know, especially in the beginning, because what you don’t know can become your greatest asset. It ensures that you will absolutely be doing things different from everybody else.”

Sunday, December 10, 2017

1 How many years have you been in business?

I have been in the business of fashion for 40 years.

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