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November 22, 2010
Building and home supply store creates 30 jobs

By ALISON LOWE

Business Reporter

alowe@tribunemedia.net

TAKING on more than 30 employees, and with plans to expand in coming months, a new Gladstone Road building and home supply store yesterday said it expects to benefit from what its owners and others forecast to be a boom in retail demand in western New Providence.

Wong's Home Centre, which includes a 10,000 square foot retail space, is a ...

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November 18, 2010
Building supplies firms suffer from 'flat' environment

By ALISON LOWE

Business Reporter

alowe@tribunemedia.net

With the Central Bank of the Bahamas describing activity in the construction sector as "anemic" and "decelerating", Bahamian building supply stores yesterday reported flat or declining sales, with one supplier revealing he may temporarily close his doors next year until conditions improve.

The major supplier,who did not wish to be named, ...

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September 05, 2017
Preparing for the storm

As Hurricane Irma continues to make its way to The Bahamas, residents throughout New Providence said yesterday they are taking no chances as they begin early preparations for the storm.
The city buzzed as thousands of people flocked to water depots, grocery stores, and building supply stores, anxiously preparing themselves for what could be the third hurricane to hit the country in three years.
"I...

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October 16, 2014
Slow VAT registration 'not unexpected', reflects 'lingering uncertainty'

CEO of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation (BCCEC) Edison Sumner said yesterday that he expects value-added tax (VAT) registration numbers for local businesses to "expand significantly", despite sluggish initial figures.
Sumner, who also serves as the co-chair of the recently established VAT Education Task Force, stated that he "didn't expect a rush" on the first day of reg...

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February 05, 2014
Businesses upping pressure against VAT

With the implementation of value-added tax (VAT) just five months away, more businesses are joining the anti-VAT campaign and are petitioning their customers to do the same.
One business owner referred to VAT as "crazy", while another said the implementation of VAT could push poor people "over the edge".
Several business owners have erected posters throughout their stores, highlighting the impact ...

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October 31, 2010
Spate of armed robberies over weekend

By AVA TURNQUEST

Tribune Staff Reporter

aturnquest@tribunemedia.net

POLICE are investigating a spate of armed robberies that occurred over the Halloween weekend.

Crime prevention advisories issued last week, which highlighted the criminal opportunity the popular tradition affords, proved ineffective for at least four people and two establishments, which were all robbed at gunpoint.

The crime ...

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October 04, 2016
BPL preparing for storm

Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) said yesterday that it is making every effort to prepare for the impact of Hurricane Matthew and will closely monitor the weather system as it draws closer to The Bahamas, to ensure service is maintained until it becomes unsafe to do so.

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December 05, 2012
Govt Programme will Allow Businesses to Customise Benefits

Eligible businesses will be allowed to customize their benefits under the government’s Road Work Compensation Programme, according to Ministry of Finance executive Simon Wilson.

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November 22, 2010
BUILDING STORE CREATES 30 JOBS

By ALISON LOWE

Business Reporter

alowe@tribunemedia.net

TAKING on more than 30 employees, and with plans to expand in coming months, a new Gladstone Road building and home supply store yesterday said it expects to benefit from what its owners and others forecast to be a boom in retail demand in western New Providence.

Wong's Home Centre, which includes a 10,000 square foot retail space, is a ...

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June 02, 2013
CBS Bahamas celebrates 40th anniversary

THE SouthWest Plaza store was transformed for the 40th anniversary celebration CBS Bahamas, a top provider of building supplies in the Bahamas since 1973.

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