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With clients like the Pakistan Association of Automotive Parts & Accessories Manufacturers, Habib Construction Services, and the government of Punjab, Klockwork positions...

Pak pharma industry suffers from government’s shackles

A thriving sector in Pakistan’s economy, pharmaceuticals is a $3.2 billion industry, growing at 15% annually, while its exports now at $US200...

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Abandoning jobs mid-career is something that the less adventurous abhor. After all who would want to leave the safety of a job...

Government inaction smokes away Rs25 billion annually

Gold Leaf is a popular cigarette brand in the country, and Kabir Khan usually puffs up on it. But occasionally when he...

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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How do retail brands measure their performance in Pakistan and how accurate is it? More often than not, the sole parameter used...

Can Tapal’s new boss lady defy the odds & retain market leadership?

“You can keep wealth in the family only for three generations,” asserts an ancient Chinese proverb. Similar aphorisms exist elsewhere. “From the...

Wearing ‘Made of Pakistan’ on its sleeve

Established as a manufacturing and retailing unit some 32 years ago, in 1985 to be precise, Sefam started with embroidered fabrics made...

Aisha Steel Mills Ltd- Yet another business case built on protectionism

Located at Bin Qasim Industrial Park in Karachi, Aisha Steel Mills Limited (ASML) is aiming to more than triple its production before...

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...

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 –...

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...

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 –...

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,...

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...

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