Archive for October, 2013

FirstBank acting on cleaner balance sheet to push growth
October 31, 2013, No Comments

On the heels of a good third quarter, FirstBank executives are looking to capitalize on a “cleaner balance sheet” to ...

UBS looks to clear the air with clients after SEC decision
October 31, 2013, No Comments

A day after the Securities and Exchange Commission absolved two of its top Puerto Rico financial advisors of charges of ...

Puerto Rico retail sales down 0.3% in July
October 31, 2013, No Comments

Puerto Rico’s retail sales were down 3 percent year-over-year in July — the most recent statistic available for the ...

7th LongHorn Steakhouse to open at Hyatt Place Manatí
October 31, 2013, No Comments

Executives from the LongHorn Steakhouse chain announced Wednesday plans to open its seventh restaurant in Puerto Rico, a ...

SBA Puerto Rico signs on VegaCoop as 7(a) lender
October 31, 2013, No Comments

The U.S. Small Business Administration has given authority to VegaCoop to provide financial assistance to small business ...

Microsoft donates Office 365 software to nonprofits
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Microsoft Corp. announced this week it will be donating its Office 365 software to eligible nonprofits in 40 countries w ...

Redesigned Mazda3 hits Puerto Rico roads
October 31, 2013, No Comments

The ompletely redesigned 2014 Mazda3 has arrived in Puerto Rico to “revolutionize the compact car segment,” Mazda de ...

Private sector groups ask PRASA to delay new water fee
October 30, 2013, No Comments

Sixteen organizations representing a cross-section of the island’s private sector warned the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and ...

15 Puerto Rico companies participate in Miami food show
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Puerto Rico kicked up its export program a notch in October, fielding the largest government-backed delegation yet to a ...

Kmart launches online layaway, store-to-home shipping in Puerto Rico
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Kmart announced Tuesday that it will extend its integrated retail shopping conveniences to customers in Puerto Rico, off ...