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...

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...

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...

Amazon eyes expansion in Pakistan, eager to capture e-commerce market

Amazon officials have also ensured that every effort would be made to make the process of selling on Amazon easy for Pakistani nationals.

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...

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

Reefland flagship store opens at Model Town Link Road

LAHORE: Reefland relaunched its flagship store at Model Town Link Road on January 19. The mega launch event started with a ribbon-cutting ceremony by...

Measuring the market

How do retail brands measure their performance in Pakistan and how accurate is it? More often than not, the sole parameter used...

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...

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...

Fan industry holding its own despite setbacks

A research study by Lahore University of Management Sciences under its SME Cluster Survey Project of State Bank of Pakistan in 2011...

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...

Nestle to reinvigorate its infant nutrition business

LONDON: Nestle, the world’s largest packaged food company, said on Wednesday it would reorganize its infant nutrition business to try to improve...

Alkaram to launch its 42nd store on MM Alam Road

LAHORE: Alkaram will be launching its 42nd store in Pakistan on October 6, 2018, on MM Alam Road, Lahore. This will be the...

Wearing ‘Made of Pakistan’ on its sleeve

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