The good ol’ Jackson

As one drove down the Native Jetty Bridge, the unpleasant ubiquitous stench of stale fish hit the nostrils. With high-axle vehicles rolling...

Gunning for capital growth

Introducing equity investment in Pakistan, Capventures brought $5 million as FDI to Pakistan from the UK, the UAE and Hong Kong –...

Where money is not the prime mover

Not a medical doctor himself but having received training in hospital management, Fahdel Sheikh is upscale Aadil Hospital’s owner and director. With...

No match to China, India

Ever wondered why some fabrics feel smooth as silk to touch while others are abrasive against one’s skin? Ever chose a dress...

Foodpanda, after the highs, hitting the proverbial trough

In what seems like an almost unbelievable scenario, over the last few months foodpanda has witnessed a 70% decline in orders. According...

“Abracadabra – you, too, are now Pakistan’s best performing CEO”

As with most things in Pakistan even recognition and accolades are controversial. One can argue the more subjective of these awards are...

The Black Friday phenomenon—A shopping spree that beats all binges

Upon hearing her friends’ last year’s experience of Black Friday sales in which they availed great discounts, the 21-year-old pharmacy student from...

Dehydrating to optimize advantage

Technavio’s market research analyst predicts the global dehydrated food market to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than...

Should traditional travel agents be scared of Checkin.pk?

Planning a trip to Copenhagen, visa stamped and itinerary ready? Kids excited to see Kastellet & The Little Mermaid, wife with a...

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...

Selling is easy, recovery a huge challenge

“Construction is a vast sector and in terms of products produce and segments that we operate in, we are the leaders in...

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...

Japanese second hand cars in Pakistan — value for money?

Reported at upwards of $35 billion, the external account deficit for the fiscal 2016-17 was the highest in the history of the...

Growing bigger and bigger

One day at school in the early 2000s we were ushered to the library hall for ‘TV time’. Most students assumed it...

Profit: The year that was

The great land theft By Farooq Tirmizi If there is a single place that can be thought of as the foremost cathedral to free-market...