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 in this...

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

CSIL acquiring company holding franchise rights to Fat Burger in Pakistan

Karachi: In a notification sent to the bourse on Wednesday, Crescent Star Insurance Limited (CSIL) announced that it had signed a memorandum of understanding...

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

Services sector grows by 4.7pc in FY19: SBP

ISLAMABAD: The services sector of the country grew by 4.7pc during the financial year 2018-19, representing a slowdown when compared to last year, State Bank...

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 Safety System...

Prime price ‘hike’ expected to rake in extra $1b revenue for Amazon

The 20 percent hike was the second time Amazon had increased its Prime subscription fee since the launch of the service in 2005

From a hole in the wall to market leader

Lifting its shutters for the first time in 1974 as a modest enterprise in the famed Bano Bazar of Anarkali – a haunt for...

Rumors of Amazon’s entry into online selling of medicines rattles drug retailers shares

New York City: Shares of drug retailers Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc, CVS Health Co and Rite Aid Corp tumbled on Friday after reports that...

Value of e-banking transactions registers quarterly growth of 28pc

KARACHI: Digital banking channels processed 186.7 million transactions worth Rs11.7 trillion in Oct-December 2017, according to data released by the State Bank of Pakistan...

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,...

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 in pakistan....

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...

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

NEW YORK: Just in time for the Black Friday kick-off to holiday season shopping, stock market investors have been handed tools to bet on...

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 be visiting...

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Why Sheikh Imranul Haque’s imprisonment should terrify Corporate Pakistan

Sheikh Imranul Haque has been in jail for approximately one month and nobody in the government – not even the serious looking men charged...

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