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 seasoned maestro...

That unmistakable Shezan touch

Not the most highbrow or fashionable of either the bakeries or restaurants, Shezan has the kind of consistency and reliability that makes it stand out and rub shoulders with the best of the best in business

How Akhuwat impacts lives through the miracle of interest-free microfinance

$500 million worth of loans disbursed to 2.2 million families over a period of 16 years

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 a pleasant...

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 – yet kept...

TPL Life: A matter of perception

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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 paints in...

Pakistan, a strategic hub for Nokia

Twitteratti went haywire on June 20, 2017. It wasn’t about JIT probing the premier and his family for tax evasion nor was it about...

Tetra Pak, a marvel of technology

Presently the Managing Director of Tetra Pak Pakistan, a position he took up in November 2015, Jorge Montero joined the Tetra Pak group about 24 years...

Why should Suzuki improve models, if people continue to patronise?

Hirofumi Nagao, former Pak Suzuki CEO having served the last of his third stint in Pakistan, fires a shot across the bow for new entrants: ‘Talk is cheap, in practice competing is difficult’.

IMF overblows external account concerns?

Interview: Najam Ali, CEO, Next CapitalThe International Monetary Fund (IMF) came up with a dire warning for our policymakers last week: Pakistan’s gross...

We need to revisit the whole taxation system

Dr Muhammad Irshad superannuated as Chairman FBR/Secretary Revenue Division on the last day of June this year after an illustrious professional career spanning over...

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 was going...

Setting the bar high

From 850 in 2000 to 1630 million tonnes per annum in 2016, the global steel production has nearly doubled since the turn of the...

Another trip to the IMF?

Pakistan has gone to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) many times for the ‘last time.’ This time it was for a 36-month Extended Fund...

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