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

The glitzy new mall at Lahore, Packages Mall opened its gates earlier this year and all roads led to it. With all the renowned...

Losing to loose milk

On a Wednesday evening in one of Karachi’s oldest areas, Lea Market, Samir Rajput is working the phone, trying to seal a deal with...

Alibaba almost broke the internet, sales exceed Pakistan’s total exports in a span of 24 hours

LAHORE: Alibaba Group broke all records at the Singles’ Day event on Saturday, generating record sales of $ 25.3 billion (168.2 billion yuan). The...

Ministry of Commerce finalises e-commerce policy

ISLAMABAD: After an exercise of around two years, Ministry of Commerce (MoC) has finalised the policy framework for e-commerce and digital trade which it will...

Maria B’s international sales surge by 71pc thanks to Facebook

LAHORE: Maria B has officially become the second Pakistani brand, after Yayvo.com, to be studied by Facebook Business. In a case study posted by...

FBR to extend EPOS to retail stores and shopping malls

The tax department has informed the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that the government will extend the EPOS to retail chain stores and shopping malls till March 2019

Pakistan is the world’s fastest growing retail market, says: Euromonitor

LAHORE: Euromonitor International has proclaimed Pakistan as the fastest growing retail market globally, with the market expected to grow by 8.2 percent annually from...

Pakistan’s biggest state run retail chain inching towards privatisation

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's biggest state-run retail chain, Utility Stores Corporation (USC)- which is currently facing a decrease in sales, closure of large number outlets and layoffs...

It’s a deal, it’s a steal

‘In business you don’t have to acquire a huge number of clients to be successful,’ this is the simple philosophy of Secret Stash –...

Shopkeepers’ scam adds fizz to profits

Retail prices of Coke and Pepsi remain unnoticed while retailers overcharge consumers day in, day out by as much as 40 percent – making millions over the top, apparently unnoticed

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 another news,...

Euromonitor terms Pakistan among world’s 10 fastest growing markets

KARACHI: Expected to grow at a constant value compound annual growth rate of 5.4% (based on fixed rupee-dollar exchange rate), Pakistan is one of the top 10...

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...

Pakistan’s food sector booming as foreign franchises increase their footprint

Lahore: After being attributed the crown of world’s fastest growing retail market, Pakistan's food sector is experiencing a boom with the opening of major...

Purchasing power wanes as rupee depreciation stings consumers and businesses

The rupee's depreciation has impacted consumer appetite and contributed to restaurants profit margins being squeezed as they attract fewer customers

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PM reviews economic progress, ministries’ performance 

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday held a meeting with his economic team to discuss the country's economic situation and to prepare a comprehensive...