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Things to Know When Starting a Small Business - Foodica
Entrepreneurship

Things to Know When Starting a Small Business

I’m an advocate for starting a small business, especially when it makes a positive and worthy difference in your life or  someone else’s life. However, starting a business is not necessarily the easiest feat in the world. For some, it may be a harrowing exercise that evokes feelings of anger and disappointment. And for others, […]

How to Get Better Customer Service in Barbados - Foodica
Consumer Affairs

How to Get Better Customer Service in Barbados

Customer service in Barbados sucks. There are too many instances where Barbadian consumers have to go the extra mile to get service that should be provided at minimum. It often feels as though come entities purposely frustrate their clients and somehow forget that we are the reason why they make money. Many of them have […]

How Much Does a Medication Recall Really Cost_
Consumer Affairs

How Much Does a Medication Recall Really Cost?

It’s the one phrase that can create panic in the hearts and minds of patients, medical staff and business professionals. “A medication recall has been announced”. In recent weeks and months, there have been several medication recalls which have sparked confusion, dread and fear in people who depend on the affected medications. Because of the […]

7 Candle Businesses That Are Heating Up the Caribbean - Foodica
Entrepreneurship

7 Candle Businesses That Are Heating Up the Caribbean

According to Northeastern University, creativity fuels ideas and creates business opportunities in a very competitive, global environment. In the Caribbean, many residents have taken charge of building creative businesses that bring something new to the region. These 7 candle businesses are heating up the Caribbean business marketplace with warm, calming and fragrant candles. 1. Brio Che  […]

5 Last Minute Christmas Gifts You Can Make Quickly
Lifestyle

6 Last Minute Christmas Gifts You Can Make Quickly

Twas’ the day before Christmas Eve and you’ve just realised that you have to get a few more last minute Christmas gifts. Your first thought may be to check your budget to see how much is left from your Christmas gift budget. But if you’re anything like me, you do not have a Christmas budget […]

Are Gas Pumps in Barbados Honest - Foodica
Consumer Affairs

Are Gas Pumps in Barbados Honest?

Are you one of those people who watches how your dollars and cents add up at the gas pumps in Barbados? It seems as though gas does not last as long as it used to. Filling up one’s gas tank is now a tactical exercise that requires advanced monitoring and miles and kilometers rationing. How […]