Should you put Dalda in your portfolio?

On the surface, Dalda Foods looks like the kind of company that has characteristics investors would salivate over: the owner of a decades-old set...

Native lame ducks abound

The renowned German multinational engineering and electronics firm, Bosch, entered Pakistan with its first liaison office in Lahore in February 2016 – meant to...

A perfectly legit bugbear

For long years, the local automobile tyre manufacturers had whined about 2.5 million pieces being smuggled every year. While the smuggling has subsided, to...

It all boils down to simple arithmetic

“There are 17 million motorbikes and 40 million smartphones in Pakistan,” Muneeb Maayr, CEO Bykea – a ride-hailing (and more) app – told Profit...

Spotting the fake Quaid in M1

Sana Saif, a housewife, recently opened an account in Meezan Bank and made a visit to her branch, adjacent to her apartments, to make...

Losing to loose milk

On a Wednesday evening in one of Karachi’s oldest areas, Lea Market, Samir Rajput is working the phone, trying to seal a deal with...

Bridging healthcare gaps

Nothing sensitises one to others pain than having acutely felt it yourself. Having lost her mother in post-op care after an open heart surgery...

With entrepreneurial spirit as his guiding light

“I like people, I like speaking, and I like creating impact,” says Umer Khan, Evenement CEO, founder of Activ8 and Service Punch, and co-founder...

Will KIA be third time Lucky?

“You could have a Kia Classic, which was just a little below Honda City in terms of performance, in the price of a Daihatsu...

Hospitality industry resumes its northward trajectory

Post September 11 attacks on the World Trade Centre and subsequent US ‘War on Terror’, Pakistan tourism and hospitality industry took a serious beating....

Could Saad Rafique end up fixing much more than the railways?

It is easy to take something for granted if it has been around longer than even your great-grandfather could remember. In hindsight, perhaps we...

CarFirst: Reinventing the used car trade through technology and infrastructure creation

With online traction gaining strength in almost every segment of the economy, the buying as well as selling of cars have also seen major...

Is Marcel’s ‘best bread’ the best bet?

KARACHI: As Marcel’s ‘A Taste of Two Cities’ gears up to bring the best of baking from Paris to Pakistan, we had a chance...

The good ol’ Jackson

As one drove down the Native Jetty Bridge, the unpleasant ubiquitous stench of stale fish hit the nostrils. With high-axle vehicles rolling towards Karachi...

Gunning for capital growth

Introducing equity investment in Pakistan, Capventures brought $5 million as FDI to Pakistan from the UK, the UAE and Hong Kong – yet kept...

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Should you put Dalda in your portfolio?

On the surface, Dalda Foods looks like the kind of company that has characteristics investors would salivate over: the owner of a decades-old set...