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Established as a manufacturing and retailing unit some 32 years ago, in 1985 to be precise, Sefam started with embroidered fabrics made in pakistan....

Losing to loose milk

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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 Karachi University,...

How Pakistan’s retail sector went from boom to bust? And what can be done now?

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Profit: The year that was

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Pakistan’s first fashion billionaire?

The year 2017 is the first time the Pakistani clothing market hit Rs1 trillion in consumer spending (according to an analysis conducted by Profit...

Taazo- the new biryani kid on the block

Former head of the Digital Business Unit for a Middle Eastern telecom company and previously Managing Director for the Middle East region for a...

From a hole in the wall to market leader

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Fan industry holding its own despite setbacks

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It’s a deal, it’s a steal

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The X Factor in Stationery

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A not so meaty affair

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Clicks instead of bricks

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