Our real estate and the Chinese

To be able to do away with the hassle of shifting rented houses now and again, Nouman Younus is in search of...

Outfitters’:How a mould-breaking business model caved in to Pakistani patriarchy

It started off with a bold idea born of an important insight: young middle class men and women in Pakistan’s urban centers...

Pakistanis are starting to spend more on healthcare. Siemens is counting on it

Walk into upscale restaurants in Pakistan and you will find menus that advertise offerings that conform to the “keto” diet. At some...

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...

Arif Habib to pump in additional Rs750 million into Naya Nazimabad

Construction to continue apace even as existing residents faced flooding damage owing to poor urban planning and design

Systems Ltd’s play on Pakistan’s payments evolution gains momentum

Systems Ltd (SYS), a data entry services company has received in-principle approval form the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to grow its...

SNGP’s losses continue to mount as failure to crack down on gas theft takes it toll

The government-owned gas company has yet to release financial statements for the last three quarters and held an analyst briefing where it offered very little by way of concrete plans to solve its massive cash flow problems

Dhaba’s for all

Just as he finished an interview at Chai Shai, a tea shop on the main Sea View Road, Mustafa Kamal encountered a...

Waves Singer: the white goods manufacturer entering the real estate business

The government’s incentives in the sector have prompted the manufacturer to pursue growth in a completely unrelated, yet potentially lucrative, market

Ravi Textile beats a strategic retreat down the value chain

Most companies try to move up the value chain: trying to enter the industry of the market they sell into. So, for...

Will the auto sector ever recover? Eventually

Expect low earnings for auto assemblers this quarter, though low interest rates and improving farmer economics will help in the recovery

What makes AkzoNobel go bullish on Pakistan?

With a board meeting, a product launch and the company’s business review all crammed together, Jeremy Rowe, AkzoNobel’s managing director for decorative...

With entrepreneurial spirit as his guiding light

“I like people, I like speaking, and I like creating impact,” says Umer Khan, Evenement CEO, founder of Activ8 and Service Punch,...

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...

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...