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CARIRI Primes Arawak for McDonald’s

With the expert technical support of the Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI), Arawak and Company Limited recently enhanced its status as a supplier to international…

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MICROSOFT Innovation Center

The Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) and Microsoft Trinidad and Tobago have partnered together to form the Microsoft Innovation Center, the first of its kind…

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Idea To Innovation (i2i) Exhibition

On March 17, twenty-six  beneficiaries of the i2i (Idea to Innovation)  Programme exhibited their projects at CARIRI’s Centre for Enterprise Development (CED) in Freeport. This…

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WAITRO CARIRI Forum

“Increasing Competitiveness Through Innovation and Public-Private Partnerships”  was the title of a two-day  Networking Forum, which took place in Port of Spain on March 19…

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Idea 2 Innovation (i2i) Programme

The Ministry of Planning and Sustainable Developmentthrough its established Council for Competitiveness and Innovation (CCI) developed the “Idea 2 Innovation” (i2i) programme which gives an…

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UNDERSTANDING DIFFERENCES BETWEEN DEBT & EQUITY

As a small business owner, Melba manufactures homemade all-natural fruit and vegetable punches and currently sells them to two health stores in her local community.  Increased demand for her product has encouraged her to expand her business to ramp up distribution to include a popular supermarket chain. In order to do so, Melba requires capital…

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Product Pricing strategies and tactics

In the world of business, pricing is a very important component of marketing. This is because the pricing of your product can either make or break your business. Learning how to create a competitive product pricing strategy is crucial, especially if the goal of your marketing plan is to increase market share and survive in…

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The Business of Goat Milk

Launching any business locally, and in particular, a food business is no easy feat. One based on goat milk however, some may say is a huge risk, especially when faced with large scale competitors such as Nestle and Moo Milk, whose share of the market is substantial and well established. Entrepreneurs face many challenging steps:…

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