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Wearing ‘Made of Pakistan’ on its sleeve

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Ministry of Commerce finalises e-commerce policy

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Cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris International decides to quit selling cigarettes

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CPI Index shows 4.57pc increase in December

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Euromonitor terms Pakistan among world’s 10 fastest growing markets

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Crescent Star Foods set to become 1st food chain to get listed on stock exchange

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

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Alibaba plots move to extend dominance in brick & mortar retail push

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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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Amazon’s dominance hasn’t knelt a death-blow to retail stores

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Nestle to reinvigorate its infant nutrition business

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