Articles Tagged “JKH”

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    How I Did It – B. Premalal

    EATING AN ELEPHANT Prime Lands Group’s Co-Founder and Chairman, B. Premalal, has built a remarkable business from scratch. He believes this success has been due not only to turning calculated risks into opportunities, but also knowing when to let…

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    Curb the super-bull urge

    By any relative measures of returns, stocks outperformed other asset classes comfortably in 2014. Market gains in 2014 could top 25% compared to 6% in guilt and slightly higher rates in the money market, which was flush with liquidity. Sri Lankan…

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    Keells Retail Recovers

    The Consumer Food & Retail (CF&R) sector of the John Keells Holdings group returned to profit in the third quarter of the 2014 financial year after six straight quarterly losses. The business consists of the…

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    JKH’s Indian Makeover

    Luxury hotel management is a challenging business because guests expect more than a lump-free mattress, cable television and air-conditioning. They are increasingly demanding sensitive service, inspiring design, a spectacular location, fusion cuisine, a rejuvenation of…

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    Rich, Young & Indian

    ‘Good hotels are designed inside out with the practical needs of guests at the forefront’, advice the island’s largest conglomerate has taken to heart. The practical needs will revolve around what matters to rich, young…

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    Tempering the Pursuit of Profit

    (In the picture from left: Adrian Perera, Dilshan Rodrigo, Mukhlis Ismail, Suren Rajakarier, Surana Fernando) In firms that have not lost their entrepreneurial touch, risk takers are often highly rewarded and also often get the benefit of the doubt…