Is Dewan Yousuf serious or will he hoodwink everyone yet again?

The Group faces a serious credibility crisis as it turns down offers for its cement plants for the umpteenth time – even the lucrative Mega offer – raising doubts about its intent to sell and settle the default.

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

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

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...

Taazo- the new biryani kid on the block

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All you wanted to know about how to build your own Pakistani e-commerce business (but didn’t know who to ask)

A top executive at one of the leading e-commerce companies in Pakistan breaks down the contours and possible future path of the industry

How a 30 year old became a media tycoon

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No quick fixes

The rupee declined sharply against the US dollar during intraday trading on July 5 and neither the central bank nor the federal finance ministry...

Flour, sugar and everything nice

When it comes to choices in foods and confectionaries, it turns out Karachiites are in luck -- courtesy of over 2 crore inhabitants that...

Why are Pakistanis less productive than the Chinese and even the Indians? And how to fix it

In the year 2000, Pakistan’s labour productivity exceeded that of both China and India. A decade later, China had more than doubled its labour...

Fan industry holding its own despite setbacks

A research study by Lahore University of Management Sciences under its SME Cluster Survey Project of State Bank of Pakistan in 2011 revealed, Pakistan...

S*th–The Four Letter S-word In Corporate Pakistan

We would like to state at the outset that we do not condone the worst attributes of seth culture in companies. Treating employees like...

This 18-year-old wants to put your own personal safety in the palm of your hands

What would you do if you are walking down the street and saw a fight break out? For 18-year-old high school student Faizullah Arain,...

For the Average Joe, where to invest is the question

Should one dabble into stocks, venture into the real estate or stay with the good old banks for a next-to-nothing yield?

News in numbers: PSX is not for the faint hearted and get rich quick guys, or so you might think

This chart is a somewhat unorthodox one, but nonetheless reflect an important set of numbers. Each point on the line represents the average 10-year...

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While surfing his social media account in 2008 on the now-defunct Orkut, Rafay Baloch, then 16, came across a software application meant for increasing...

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