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It’s been barely a week since Saint International model Naki Depass successfully booked multiple shows for the biggest designers at the just-wrapped Couture Spring/Summer collection season in Paris.

‘Just do it’ is the slogan for the Nike brand, but Romone Robinson uses it as advice to the youth who want to be successful.

Robinson is the epitome of ‘millennial success’, in that he has done well in education by achieving a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing and a master’s in business management, and is making strides in entrepreneurship and creating a brand for himself.

Known as the tourism Mecca and the space of ‘innovation’, Montego Bay was deemed an ideal location for the expansion of the famous Father Bull Restaurant, Bar and Jerk Center. Praised worldwide for its authentic Jamaican jerked dishes, Father Bull opened its latest location last year along the North Coast Highway at Long Bay, Rose Hall.

Kingston's gourmet sugar emporium Candy Craze has spread its wings. The company has branched out by distributing its line of private label gummi bears to a number of supermarkets and pharmacies across the Corporate Area and in Montego Bay.

Each pack of Candy Craze Gummi Bears contains a delightful mixture of 14 flavours, is gluten-free, fat-free and low-sodium.

While Jamaican universities are graduating students who are theoretically brilliant, many young graduates lack the requisite skills of networking and socialising which are needed to succeed in any industry across the world — according to Mayple Dorrington, Toronto-based strategist and banking specialist.

The Students' Loan Bureau (SLB) is being urged to adopt more flexible policies, as research has uncovered that it is losing clients to commercial banks.

Dr Delroy Chevers, a lecturer at The University of the West Indies (UWI), made the call yesterday in an interview with the Jamaica Observer ahead of Research Days, scheduled for February 6 to 8 on the UWI Mona Campus in St Andrew.

Senior research fellow at the Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM) at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, Dr Indianna Minto-Coy, is urging Jamaicans to look at online entrepreneurship to address the problem of youth unemployment in Jamaica.

Physical borders are no longer barriers and competitors anywhere can enter new markets with highly innovative products and services, so implicit in the conference theme is the notion that innovation and technology can be harnessed as drivers to overcome the challenges of global competitiveness faced by firms and that new paradigms of entrepreneurship are necessary to seize the opportunities and...

Ten judges were sworn in today (January 4), to serve in higher positions in the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.

One of Jamaica's leading educators is calling for a radical change in the approach of teachers who are moulding young minds for the future.

Senior lecturer at the University of the West Indies, Mona campus, Dr Lawrence Nicholson says that the Jamaican education system is an enemy of entrepreneurship and enterprise.


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