Cut out the middlemen, increase profits

Pakistan’s textile exports have been falling at 3.5 per cent per year since fiscal 2013. Yet Feroze1888 Mills Limited has increased its sales –...

Lahore goes vertical : 5 upcoming apartment projects

  Walking out from under his father’s shadow, Dascon Construction, Shahnawaz Ayaz Durrani set up his own, DCC Developers, launching ‘Address 73’. His project, he...

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...

A major cyber attack soon to hit Pakistani banks + 4 other unsettling predictions about digital banking

“Pakistan’s first Unicorn will be a fintech, which will provide a platform play as opposed to a single app,” Planet N Group...

Stay horizontal or go vertical?

Despite the population of Lahore doubling  over the past decade or so, the ever increasing sprawl and spread of it--which now extends from Shahdara...

Beards in business

Atif Karamat’s Naafey employs about 15 people and they have several high-value clients. But this GIK-qualified engineer, who has an MSc from the US,...

No better time than now, to move back!

I moved back to Lahore close to the end of 2015, with a heavy heart, worried about the lack of attractive digital-business opportunities. I...

Meet the man who delivers your food

Tanveer Khan, a delivery boy at Mr. Burger, runs his made-in-China to the maximum bike in order to reach his customer before the meal...

Top of the totem pole

It was 1958, when two brothers Frank and Dan Carney from Kansas, USA were approached by a family friend to open a pizza...

Child Labour – End of a life before it begins

She was 11, shy and looked obviously very scared when I found her sitting on the floor of my living room with her aunt,...

What’s wrong with public debt in Pakistan

The issue of public debt in Pakistan has received a lot of attention from every concerned quarter. They have been many debates, seminars, and...

The Turnaround King

The career of a banker typically starts from an entry level position and consists of many shifts that include working at a variety of...

Business vs Ethics: The colour of corruption

This is the story of dodgy payments and shady business practices involving some of the largest, most powerful companies in Pakistan. At stake is...

A not so meaty affair

In what is so far the highest difference between floor price and strike price (Rs52) in the last five years, AlShaheer Corporation got publicly...

FINCA: Leading the way towards increased financial inclusion

Microfinance model was introduced four decades ago with the hopes of revolutionizing lending. There were high hopes of uplifting the not-haves of the society....

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‘Dutch companies keen to invest in Pakistan’s maritime, agri sectors’

ISLAMABAD: Dutch Human Rights Ambassador Dr Bahia Tahzib-Lie, along with Ambassador of the Netherlands to Pakistan Wouter Plomp, called on Advisor to Prime Minister Abdul...