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This year’s Black Friday successful for local businesses

LOCAL businesses said Black Friday was successful this year as customers dashed to the stores to catch the sales. The Tribune canvassed several businesses on Black Friday, which was on November 25.

CBS sees 41% Black Friday sales increase

CBS Bahamas yesterday said Black Friday sales increased by 41 percent compared to pre-pandemic 2019 as Bahamians moved to beat supply chain backlogs through acquiring Christmas gifts early.

Businesses expecting no decrease in sales for Black Friday this year

LOCAL businesses do not anticipate a decrease in sales this Black Friday, despite the rise in inflation and other recent financial challenges faced by consumers.

Salvation Army in Sand Dollar boost

The Salvation Army yesterday announced that it will be accepting Christmas donations via the Sand Dollar, the Bahamian digital currency, with help from Omni Financial Group.

Food costs driving prices up for Thanksgiving meals

SOME local restaurant owners say inflation and the high cost of food in grocery stores have led them to increase prices of their Thanksgiving meals.

Christmas is back

The Bahamas has been on a rough economic, mental and societal roller coaster over the past several years. First we had assorted storms and hurricanes, Dorian being the most destructive in many years.

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Courtesy visit to Resilience Centre

ANN Marie Davis recently paid a courtesy call at the Bahamas Resilience Centre in Freeport and was impressed with the programmes offered to address and promote mental health wellness.

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BISX-listed fund targets asset-doubling to $100m

A BISX-listed fund is reviving ambitions to “more than double” total assets to over $100m by “looking more aggressively” for property acquisitions following its recent preference share refinancing.