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Business Focus St. Lucia is a product of Advertising & Marketing Services (AMS). It is compiled by the professional team which also produces Paradise St. Lucia. Other publications throughout the region include Business Focus Antigua, Explore Guyana, Paradise Antigua. We hope you enjoy reading them!



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M&C Group of Companies Celebrate's 150 Years of Service in St. Lucia

In difficult economic times all sectors of our economy face many challenges. Our Government and Private Sector do not have the resources to move us forward and this requires the input of foreign capital by friendly nations, international financial institutions and private investors. Countries the world over are competing for foreign investments including our Caribbean neighbours and we are pleased our Government is making the changes to create the necessary conditions to make our economy attractive for both foreign and local investment. The recent changes and concessions being offered by our Government has seen our Prime Minister travelling the world to source funds and projects as investments in St Lucia. A healthy and buoyant economy will stimulate further investments by our citizens and private sector. Once managed well we can celebrate the success and longevity of our investments despite turbulent economic times. In this issue we celebrate the Minvielle & Chastanet Group as they celebrate 150 Years of Business Operations. This Group is testimony to all the possibilities during their existence. They have proved tha...

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15 St. Lucian Firms Benefit from  Direct Assistance Grant Scheme

15 St. Lucian Firms Benefit from Direct Assistance Grant Scheme

The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) has announced the awarding of ECD 10,910,529.98 (€2,992,287) to firms and Business Support Organisations (BSOs) across the region via their flagship programme, the Direct Assistance Grant Scheme (DAGS), as part of the Regional Private Sector Development Programme (RPSDP), funded by the European Union under the 10th European Development Fund (EDF).

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Dr. Kenny Anthony Addresses  Investment Summit in Miami

Dr. Kenny Anthony Addresses Investment Summit in Miami

Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Kenny D. Anthony was the keynote speaker at the 18th Annual International African American Hotel Ownership and Investment Summit and Trade Show that was held in conjunction with the 4th Annual Summit of the National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators and Developers (NABHOOD). The summit was held at the Miami Marriot Biscayne Bay Hotel in mid July. Dr. Anthony spoke on the topic of ‘Investment and Incentive Opportunities in Saint Lucia.

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Other Stories

When “I’m Sorry” isn’t Enough

When “I’m Sorry” isn’t Enough

Most people who are on the front lines of service have either been trained to or otherwise know that occasionally they have to say “I’m sorry” to a customer. But are these people and their businesses truly sorry when there is a breakdown in service? Or an error? Or something that leaves their customer truly set-back or disadvantaged? How about the frequently seen “sorry for the inconvenience caused”? Are businesses truly sorry for the inconvenience caused?!

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Microsoft Calls End to  Android Nokia X Smartphones

Microsoft Calls End to Android Nokia X Smartphones

Microsoft is to stop developing Android-powered smartphones beyond those already available, the company recently announced. Nokia X models will now become part of the Lumia range and run the Windows Phone operating system, although existing Android handsets will continue to be supported.

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