Depreciating rupee on IMF directives unfortunate: ICST

ISLAMABAD:  Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders on Saturday said weakening rupee on the directives of IMF is unfortunate as inflation has started to increase hitting the entire population of the...

Thar coal cheapest option in the energy supply chain: FPCCI

ISLAMABAD: The Businessmen Panel of the FPCCI on Saturday said Thar coal remains cheapest option for power generation in the energy supply chain. Commercial production...

The Black Friday phenomenon—A shopping spree that beats all binges

Upon hearing her friends’ last year’s experience of Black Friday sales in which they availed great discounts, the 21-year-old pharmacy student from Karachi University, Maleeha Rasheed was looking forward to this year’s biggest discount...

Dehydrating to optimize advantage

Technavio’s market research analyst predicts the global dehydrated food market to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 6% during 2016-2020. With only three organized companies in the business, in...

Should traditional travel agents be scared of Checkin.pk?

Planning a trip to Copenhagen, visa stamped and itinerary ready? Kids excited to see Kastellet & The Little Mermaid, wife with a shopping list for Strøget Shopping Mile and yourself eagerly anticipating a visit...

Kuch meetha ho jaye!

For some weeks now, Cadbury Dairy Milk is splurging its marketing rupees on a commercial featuring the fetching Mawra Hocane and the seasoned maestro Javed Sheikh, and the clip is dominating the waves on...

Selling is easy, recovery a huge challenge

“Construction is a vast sector and in terms of products produce and segments that we operate in, we are the leaders in terms of technology, know-how, R&D as well as the services we provide,...

How Pakistan’s retail sector went from boom to bust? And what can be done...

The glitzy new mall at Lahore, Packages Mall opened its gates earlier this year and all roads led to it. With all the renowned brands strutting their presence, always fond of lights and a...

Japanese second hand cars in Pakistan — value for money?

Reported at upwards of $35 billion, the external account deficit for the fiscal 2016-17 was the highest in the history of the nation. A not-too-small chunk of it – in specific terms Rs20 billion...

Growing bigger and bigger

One day at school in the early 2000s we were ushered to the library hall for ‘TV time’. Most students assumed it was going to be another boring documentary on health, national day or...

Powerful smog

Earlier this month the PM2.5 levels in Lahore went beyond 1,000 micrograms per cubic meter, which is 30 times more than the safe limit....

Editor’s Note: Of a lack of imagination and unsold shirts

Pakistan’s retail market. Sound out anyone, not just within the country, but also abroad, you’ll hear the same optimism about it. “135 Million Millennials...

Editor’s Note: Freedom of the business press

It has been one full year of ‘Profit’. At the risk of sounding too full of ourselves, I think we can go ahead and...
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Hyundai Nishat Motor ground-breaking ceremony set for 20th December

LAHORE: In a bourse filing Friday, Nishat Mills Limited announced the ground-breaking ceremony of Hyundai Nishat Motor (Private) Limited (HNMPL), 20 December 2017, at...

Mehran’s last edition next year to have added features

KARACHI: Criticised and stigmatised as a symbol of lack of innovation on part of local assemblers, Pak Suzuki is expected to add some feature...

How Pakistan’s retail sector went from boom to bust? And what can be done...

The glitzy new mall at Lahore, Packages Mall opened its gates earlier this year and all roads led to it. With all the renowned...

Should traditional travel agents be scared of Checkin.pk?

Planning a trip to Copenhagen, visa stamped and itinerary ready? Kids excited to see Kastellet & The Little Mermaid, wife with a shopping list...

Another private bank skimmed by hackers

KARACHI: As incidents of skimming, that is stealing account holders’ information through devices and cameras fixed in ATMs, continue, reports of another breach emerged...

Maria B’s international sales surge by 71pc thanks to Facebook

LAHORE: Maria B has officially become the second Pakistani brand, after Yayvo.com, to be studied by Facebook Business. In a case study posted by...

What cars are Hyundai-Nishat going to launch?

LAHORE: The hottest topic in Pakistan’s automobile industry today is the upcoming range of Hyundai hybrid cars being assembled in the country by the...

Kuch meetha ho jaye!

For some weeks now, Cadbury Dairy Milk is splurging its marketing rupees on a commercial featuring the fetching Mawra Hocane and the seasoned maestro...