Let public schools give us a run for our money

Heir to the four-decades-old Beaconhouse School System, and so much more, Kasim Kasuri comes from the most eminent family of Kasur in...

Atif Mian’s advice for the State Bank: explained

Pakistani-American economist and Princeton University Professor Atif Mian took to Twitter on Monday, January 20, in effect, critiquing the way central banking...

Why content is king for Propergaanda

When one thinks about hard hitting topics such as social issues and politics, one does not imagine a huge Gaanda aka a...

Will Askari Bank’s new CEO succeed in his desire to shake the bank out of its stupor?

Abid Sattar took over as the CEO of Askari Bank in August 2018. Somebody forgot to tell his LinkedIn profile, which still...

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...

Clicks instead of bricks

E-grocery, commonly phrased as online grocery is expected to grow 9.5 percent worldwide to become a $9.4 billion industry this year. In...

The FATF ‘grey list’ means more trouble for Pakistan than you think

At Profit, we have normally tried to stay away from politics as much as possible in our coverage of Pakistan’s economy. This...

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 taxi driver in the age of Careem

Careem may have opened up earning opportunities for many, but for others, it has left financial devastation in its wake

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...

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 –...

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...

What does Babar Ali want to do with IGI Holdings?

It is practically an axiom in the world of corporate strategy: if you consolidate several separate businesses under a single holding company,...

Over four years of PML-N, Pakistani exports take a major hit

By the end of 2016-17 fiscal year, export receipts have over the past four years on the bounce have been sliding big...

TPL Insurance seeking up to Rs1 billion in foreign investment

TPL Insurance, Pakistan’s sixth largest non-life insurance company, is close to securing a Rs1 billion investment from international investors, an investment which...