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Super Value’s Quality Stamps Instead of Cash. Mr. Rupert Roberts, President of Super Value Food Stores Ltd., announced today that all Super Value supermarkets in The Bahamas will not only be sales outlets for tickets to October’s Caribbean Muzik Festival...
Rupert Roberts, president of Super Value Food Stores Ltd., has announced that all Super Value supermarkets in The Bahamas will not only be sales outlets for tickets to October's Caribbean Muzik Festival, but they will also accept payment in quality stamps.
Executives at the Xtra Valu supermarket in the Oakes Field Shopping Plaza are reporting strong sales after the food store's first weekend in operation.
The store, a new player on the supermarket scene, officially took over the site late last week which formerly housed the old City Market food store.
Months after Bahamas Supermarkets Limited (BSL) sold the City Market food store chain to Super Value, hundreds of former employees are still awaiting severance packages.
Minister of Labour Dion Foulkes yesterday said that nearly 300 former City Market employees would benefit from the government's National Insurance unemployment program.
"We started the process this morning down at the National Insurance building," said Foulkes.
He spoke with reporters outside the last meeting of Cabinet before the general election.
"We have the Department of Labour there and certi...
Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham on Saturday night suggested that a decision made by the Christie administration in 2006 to approve the sale of City Market to a foreign group and a small prominent Bahamian private investor group ultimately led to the crisis the food store chain is currently facing.
Providing a history of City Market, Ingraham noted it was originally Bahamian owned.
One of the early ...
Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) MP Fred Mitchell yesterday criticized recent comments made by the prime minister blaming the party for the current state of the City Market food store chain.
In a statement, Mitchell said the troubles of City Market have nothing to do with the PLP's past policies or decisions.
City Market is currently in dire straits financially and looking to restructure after poor...
The owners of Trans Island Traders (TIT) are not the only ones that are losing out on City Market's demise. More than 1,400 minority shareholders won't be seeing any return on their investment now or in the future, according to the supermarket chief.
Mark Finlayson, president of Bahamas Supermarkets Limited (BSL), confirmed to Guardian Business that when his family acquired the supermarket chain i...
Unemployment numbers need to be reduced and not increased, noted Winston Rolle, chairman and CEO of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation (BCCEC). His comment comes as rumors continue to swirl that the City Market food store chain, owned by Bahamas Supermarkets Limited (BSL), could be closing its doors by the end of the week."Any business closure is not a good sign, and obvio...