Taking the fight to the big boys

In this issue we narrate the interesting times in Pakistan’s digital ad industry through a case study on one of its leading players, Bramerz....

“Look Ma, no profits!”

Farooq Tirmizi, our contributing editor isn’t too confident about the viability of Daraz.pk, as is plain to see in his write-up on page 22. And...

Daraz.pk : Let it live or let it die?

Rumour has it that Alibaba wants to buy Daraz.pk from Rocket Internet for $150 million (approx Rs 1500 crores). If the transaction goes through,...

Return of the Stay-at-Home-Mom – Part 2

A few weeks ago I told you a story of a dreamer, since then I have received a lot of messages from people especially...

Will the real economy please stand up?

Is it the robust economy with one of the best performing stock markets in the world? Or is it the economy with ever dwindling...

Keeping fingers crossed

Things aren’t too bad on the foreign exchange reserves front. At $22.4 billion, our reserves seem to be sitting pretty; higher than they have...

Why Fauji Meat is the smartest decision made by the Fauji group in decades

The worst way to think about a profitable investment strategy – whether it be as an individual investor or as a CEO thinking about...

Running a tight ship

One of my all-time favorite movies has to be Braveheart (1995). The movie had many powerful scenes and the one that we have depicted...

The Return of the Stay at Home Mom!

  While all the other little girls played with Barbies and doll houses, this peculiar one dreamt of the stars and the galaxy and her...

Hop, Hop and Away!

Hussain Dawood is one of the richest men in Pakistan. However If one were to ask from exactly which business did he make his...

Digital Distribution – The Case for Digitizing Pension Payments in Pakistan

Pension payments in Pakistan constitute one of the largest payouts at an institutional level in cash. With modern technology bringing a wave of change...

Coping with the ‘overvalued’ exchange rate dilemma

Exchange rate management is considered as one of the most critical aspects of economic policymaking, particularly in countries that are vulnerable to balance of...

Time is of the essence

  Rivers of gold. That's what media mogul Rupert Murdoch once said about the classifieds section in newspapers. Now, though I am definitely no Pakistani Murdoch,...

Are we an insecure lot?

Not many educated women would want to concede to that question. But then why is it that so many women are insecure when it...

LEAP OF FAITH

Johnny and Jugnu, a local burger joint has of late taken Lahore by storm. As tempting as it sounds, that, however, is not the...

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