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...

PSO country’s fastest growing retail company: Report

KARACHI: The government-owned Pakistan State Oil (PSO) is reported to be the country’s fastest-growing retail company with three million consumers said to...

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...

Debt ridden Toys ‘R’ Us to close all US stores

NEW YORK: Toys 'R' US plans to sell or close all of its US stores, potentially hitting 33,000 jobs, US media reported...

METRO Cash & Carry Pakistan’s first GFSI certified wholesale/retailer

METRO Cash & Carry Pakistan celebrated another milestone in the field of Sustainable Quality Assurance when its airport store was awarded “Food...

A not so meaty affair

In what is so far the highest difference between floor price and strike price (Rs52) in the last five years, AlShaheer Corporation...

Try Try Again

Mother of two teenaged boys, daughter of Anwar Moosajee (owner of the famous A. Moosajee and sons), a food and nutrition scientist,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris International decides to quit selling cigarettes

KARACHI: Global tobacco giant Philip Morris International (PMI) announced its new year's resolution to give up cigarette. In an unusual move, the tobacco company...

Profit: The year that was

The great land theft By Farooq Tirmizi If there is a single place that can be thought of as the foremost cathedral to free-market...

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...

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...