A peek into the peak factor

It was a harsh day at university for Sarwat Ahmed who decided to book a Careem cab in the afternoon, not the first time...

OLX – Thousands of products in the palm of your hand.

The advent of 3G and 4G spectrums has revolutionized online selling and buying in Pakistan. Bilal Bajwa, General Manager of OLX Pakistan talks to...

In the dying world of Pakistani magazine, are fashion magazines the only survivors?

While print as a whole continues to chug along, fashion magazines are a rare bright spot in what was otherwise seen as a stagnating industry

K&N’s vs everyone else: the battle for the frozen food aisle

Overheard at a supermarket in Karachi: a young mother, clearly agitated by the constant nagging of her child, tells her 8-year-old son to “go...

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 is not...

PSL: Good cricket but bad business

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is said to be raking in somewhere around Rs1.7 billion annually in revenue through its flagship event, the Pakistan...

Unrealised Potential-Decoding PSL Economics

“From a corporate perspective, Pakistan Super League has all the ingredients to become the biggest brand in Pakistan, bigger than any other sports and...

Breaking glass ceilings the PTC way!

Pakistan Tobacco Company (PTC) is one of Pakistan’s first foreign investments and since 1947 has proven to be one of the most successful as...

Karachi vs Lahore: Where is Pakistan’s Silicon Gali?

Pakistan’s startup culture and ecosystem is still nascent, but which metropolitan area has a head start?

What makes AkzoNobel go bullish on Pakistan?

With a board meeting, a product launch and the company’s business review all crammed together, Jeremy Rowe, AkzoNobel’s managing director for decorative paints in...

Paxi: countering female harassment one ride at a time

A few months ago after getting her two older children married and sending her youngest son to Malaysia, 47 years old Rubina Naseem did...

The X Factor in Stationery

After opening a physical store and receiving a valuation of $1 million for his first startup AutoX – an online portal for automobile accessories...

Water and climate change: the (hopefully not) insurmountable challenges

Here is the bad news when it comes to climate change: if the government of Pakistan consisted of 100% extremely competent and completely uncorrupt...

A bank sold for just Rs1,000. Does it make any sense?

Profit demystifies the controversy over the sale of KASB Bank

Interloop targeting Pakistan’s largest-ever private sector IPO

The nation’s 7th largest exporter is keen to get listed on the Pakistan Stock Exchange

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