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Akhtar brought InfoTech to profitability and continues to build on that success with double digit year-on-year growth. He is a sought-after speaker,...

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Most macroeconomic indicators have worsened since the Imran Khan Administration took office, but the party appears set to initiate some key economic reforms

Shopkeepers’ scam adds fizz to profits

Retail prices of Coke and Pepsi remain unnoticed while retailers overcharge consumers day in, day out by as much as 40 percent – making millions over the top, apparently unnoticed

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Pakistan’s Only Powerful Women In Business

When we set out at making the first of Profit's annual list of the most powerful businesswomen in Pakistan, we had assumed...

Can ‘Bothie’ do for Nokia what ‘Selfie Expert’ did for Oppo?

With the tagline ‘Be less Selfie, be more Bothie’, Nokia launched its new line of smartphones with Nokia 8 last month. The...

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It is practically an axiom in the world of corporate strategy: if you consolidate several separate businesses under a single holding company,...

The FATF ‘grey list’ means more trouble for Pakistan than you think

At Profit, we have normally tried to stay away from politics as much as possible in our coverage of Pakistan’s economy. This...

Lobbying and philanthropy: how Pakistan’s largest businesses seek structural reform

It is no secret that the economy of Pakistan needs structural reforms in order to begin functioning adequately. And while many look...

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 –...

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