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!
The year 2014 will go down as yet another record Canada trails as the fourth largest market, despite a 15% breaking year for Saint Lucia’s main economic engine, increase in arrivals. France and Germany are steadily gaining the vital tourism industry.
A major wind farm project in Jamaica will soon receive a huge boost from the United States government. According to the United States’ Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the agency will disburse the first tranche of $43 million in financing for Blue Mountain Renewables’ 34 megawatt wind project in Jamaica.
Online shopping, whether retailers like it or not, is here to stay. In fact, as more people get access to Internet on faster connections, online shopping is only going to increase. As Internet access on mobile devices becomes more affordable, local retailers can also expect to see another trend - the rise in the number of people coming into stores and using their smartphones to compare prices and buy elsewhere.