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 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).
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.
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?!
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.