Outreach To Ensure Better Communication

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

The outreach efforts to be made this month by Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, Dwight Sutherland, are all about ensuring effective communication with vendors, businessmen and consumers, who help to build out commerce on the island. Minister Sutherland emphasized this yesterday as he spoke with representatives of the media, following his first tour of Massy Stores, SuperCentre Warrens. …

Sutherland Praises Massy For Support Of PwDs

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Small Business Minister Dwight Sutherland has commended the Massy Group of companies for leading the charge in the retail sector. Following a tour yesterday of Massy Stores, SuperCentre Warrens and discussions with management, including Chief Executive Officer, Randall Banfield, and senior officials, the Minister praised the entity for its commitment to employing people with disabilities. “I want to congratulate the …

Cooperation Vital Against Economic Challenges

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, Dwight Sutherland, who strongly believes that there is a need to come together and cooperate to address economic challenges, is touting the principles of the Co-operative Movement. This was made clear last Saturday as he addressed the launch of Co-op Mart, a five-week display of products and services that will occur each Saturday …

Sutherland: Co-Op Mart A Great Opportunity

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

An opportunity to come together, cooperate and create a diverse market of products and services is how the inaugural Co-op Mart, launched last Saturday, has been described by Small Business Minister, Dwight Sutherland. Addressing the ceremony at the Barbados Transport Co-operative Society Ltd., in Durants, Christ Church, Minister Sutherland said: “The concept of cooperatives coming together to showcase their respective …

Policy On Decriminalizing Illegal Vending Approved

Sheena Forde Top Stories

The Cabinet of Barbados has approved the policy on decriminalizing illegal vending. This was revealed by Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, Dwight Sutherland, as he spoke to media representatives following the opening of Dollar Smart Discount Store, in St. Patrick’s, Christ Church, today. Stating that the approval came three weeks ago, Minister Sutherland said: “The next step was …

Small Businesses Urged To Empower Communities

Sheena Forde Top Stories

Small businesses within neighbourhoods should assist in empowering those around them. This statement was made by Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, Dwight Sutherland, today during his remarks to open The Dollar Smart Discount Store, in St. Patrick’s, Christ Church. Noting that this was his second attendance at an entrepreneurial initiative within six-days, which was spearheaded by a person …

Sutherland To Conduct More Tours In December

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, Dwight Sutherland, will continue his outreach sessions with business owners this month, touring various establishments across the island. The sessions, which are designed to help improve the strategic alliance with Ministry stakeholders, will restart on Monday, December 10, with visits to Massy Supermarket, Warrens, St. Michael, from 10:15 a.m., and Sol Gas station, …

Experience New Co-op Mart At Durants

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Barbadians and visitors alike are being urged to come out and experience the new Co-op Mart every Saturday in this month, and until January 12, 2019. The initiative is the brainchild of the Co-operatives Development Planning Committee, in collaboration with the Co-operatives Department of the Ministry of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, as it aims to heighten awareness about the …

Church Urged To Have A Unified Voice

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Against the backdrop of socio-economic challenges facing the country, including its youth, the church has been urged to mobilize and develop a unified voice to challenge the status-quo. The appeal came on Saturday from Small Business Minister, Dwight Sutherland, as he addressed the opening of the St. Michael Centre for Faith and Action Entrepreneurship Expo and Extravaganza, at the Village …

Church A Driver Of Economic Activity

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

The church’s contribution to economic development has not gone unnoticed by Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, Dwight Sutherland. Addressing the opening of the St. Michael Centre for Faith and Action Entrepreneurship Expo and Extravaganza, last Saturday, Minister Sutherland said: “While many people do not see churches and other houses of worship as drivers of socio-economic development, when looked …