Is Ernst & Young about to exit Pakistan?

Ernst & Young, the global accounting and professional services firm that goes by its brand name EY, is re-evaluating its relationship with...

Naya minister, meet purani ministry

The minister is already inheriting the purani ministry and if he fails to come up with a strategy for raising revenue, he will be the same as the purana minister himself

How Musadaq Zulqarnain became a billionaire by selling socks

In 1992, two brothers Musadaq Zulqarnain and Naveed Fazil along with their friend Tariq Iqbal Khan, set out to establish a company...

The extraordinary rise and spectacular crash of Hascol Petroleum

The 12 months ending June 2019 have wreaked havoc to a company that has been the bright star of the Pakistani energy...

The fate of the Taseers

The financial costs of opposing the blasphemy law in Pakistan?

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

Profit demystifies the controversy over the sale of KASB Bank

Don’t cast your vote before you’ve seen these WhatsApp leaks

Two fictional characters each representing the PTI and PML-N, engage in an enlightening WhatsApp conversation that can help prospective voters make the key decision at the ballot box.

Aamir might not succeed in turning Veon into Pakistan’s WeChat. But what if he does?

When Government of Pakistan opened its telecoms market to private sector 13 years ago, the country saw a massive inflow of foreign...

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...

Is Lahore ready for apartment living? This textile group is staking its future on it.

Karachi is still the largest city in Pakistan, but by some measures, the greater Lahore metropolitan area may now be almost equal...

After a stellar entrepreneurial run, TRG is Zia Chishti’s swan song

The first thing you notice when you walk into Zia Chishti’s office in Washington DC is that you can see the White...

Rabeel Warraich’s $30 million bet on Pakistani entrepreneurship

How a 33-year-old middle-class Pindi boy became the first professional venture capitalist in Pakistani history

Sugar Sharks: How does the most powerful lobby in Pakistan get its way?

Scores of sugarcane-laden lorries are parked on the main road in front of an abandoned car-making plant in Sujawal district, about 130...

The great land theft

If there is a single place that can be thought of as the foremost cathedral to free-market capitalism, it is not the...

Can a MiniSo franchise make you a millionaire overnight?

Ask the scholars that spend decades obsessing over Japanese aesthetics and they will tell you tales of loft ideals and an ideology...