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John says...

Two big companies in a small fish tank and both claiming to be losing revenue so they engage in a price war. Since there is little or no real market growth, one company can only grow its customer base by taking revenue from the other company and the other company plays a game of winning them back. So where is the middle ground? if the customer base is not growing you must now increase prices or introduce new products. Otherwise both companies will continue to bleed revenue and one may fall, or both?

John says...

Conspiracy maybe?

On BPL examines 'all options' over fuel

Posted 8 November 2018, 7:22 a.m. Suggest removal

John says...

These outrageously high electricity bills along with the recent increase in VAT and with the proposed cost of NHI will spell certain death for numerous businesses in the country. The non essential businesses and those who are too large to right sizes to the shrinking economy will be hardest hit. Some businesses can not rapidly increase their prices to increasing costs, and, in an economy that is not growing, increasing prices and increasing taxes means Bahamians have less disposable income and less purchasing power. They will seek out substitute items that costs less and stores with the best prices. And since many stores and households have cut their electricity use to a bare minimum they will have to bear the full brunt of these electricity increases with no where to turn. And yet no answers on who or what caused the fires that put the country in this predicament.

On BPL examines 'all options' over fuel

Posted 8 November 2018, 7:04 a.m. Suggest removal

John says...

So if you enter a country illegally or overstay your time, do you extrovert stay in the guest room at government house? So then process them faster and deport them quickly and impose heavy fines and jail time rather than detention. You want compensation for intruding s country’s boarders, violating their laws and being a threat to the sovereignty of the country?

On New mass action over rights abuse

Posted 7 November 2018, 3:14 a.m. Suggest removal

John says...

come on and get yours!

On Grand Lucayan payout demands 'extravagant'

Posted 6 November 2018, 3:09 p.m. Suggest removal

John says...

@ licks: Where did you get the information that his mother lives in Haiti. According to the eldest sister both parents are dead as well as two of the brothers, one brother passing away in September. So the immediate family consists of Jean Rony, the sister, and a brother. The Jim harding Jean-Charles they are talking about on social media was sent to jail for 15 years for sexual battery. He was 5 feet 6 inches tall (they say he is deceased) weigh 172# when he was released from prison in 2015 and according to prison records they have posted on social media, he has a tattoo on his left arm. He served 15 hears for sexual battery with violence or a weapon. They also claim that he was deported to the Bahamas after being released from prison and was killed in a shootout with police after impersonating a police officer. And Now this Jean Rony is taking on his identity.. So how will that help him get immigration status? If they are brothers with the same immigration status, why would he want to assume a dead brother's identity who has a violent and dangerous criminal history? Social media is also claiming that this Jean rony hers speaks no English.

John says...

So what will the US do with this money? will it be returned to Venezuela, or will it go into Donald trump's coffers? If the latter, then it should be shared with the Bahamian government.

On Bahamas bank accounts targeted for US seizure

Posted 5 November 2018, 3:49 p.m. Suggest removal

John says...

When Leslie "PotCake" Miller had this proposal more than ten years ago it was shot down like a pigeon Are we there yet?

John says...

Guess Minnis says y’all ain’t gonna put him on blast. What happens in the party..stays in the parking lot.

On Blackout! Cellphone ban at FNM conclave

Posted 2 November 2018, 6:12 p.m. Suggest removal

John says...

Well the good thing is government is still (kinda) driving with their foot on the brakes and not spending excessively. And since the government's slowest quarter is being followed by its traditionally best financial quarter hopefully the difference to to put the government on target to realize its $1.06bn projected revenue will be realized. And with talks that the US may be slipping into another recession that equals that of 2008, The Bahamas cannot be caught is such an unhealthy financial state. The Bahamas definitely cannot continue to survive of the sales of goods and services and it must find ways to produce and manufacture goods, if only to slash the food import bill in half. Same for fuels as the country seems to be continuously skirting over opportunities to reduce its cost of energy, even as the price of oil continues to climb steadily. If the government tries to go back to the Bahamian people for more taxes, it will definitely not sit wel.. Not at all.

On DPM: Full VAT impact may not be till new year

Posted 2 November 2018, 2:17 p.m. Suggest removal