Telecom companies are gearing up for a more demanding business environment as use of social media platforms increases.
Recent economic data seems to be at odds with business leaders' sentiments, who point to problems in security & energy.
There's no justification for mindless promotion of products in media, which puts premium on shallowness & sensationalism
'A country with 20 million people online and an active social media scene is not what it was a decade back.'
The solid performance of local, foreign firms has enabled them to utilise their reserves to finance expansion projects.
A new breed of entrepreneurs is penetrating & shaping the urban marketplace, which has evolved dramatically over 20yrs.
Trade experts value the distance covered on the path of trade normalisation by the Sharif government.
Relevant experts project eight per cent growth this fiscal year, up from a mere 3.4 per cent recorded during 2012-13.
Businesses seem to moving out of state patronage to grow on the strength of productivity and competitiveness.
There is a buzz in several sectors of the Pakistani industry hoping to capitalise on the improving business environment.
For the argumentative democratic people of Pakistan, the concluding year was harder than the year before
The usage of enzymes has increased manifold over the past two decades as the economy struggles to plug into the...
The downloading of some 3.5m application forms in the first 2 wks reflects a warm response towards the youth loan scheme
'Pakistanis spend an estimated $850-900 million a year on eating out because of lack of other entertainment facilities.'
The reversal of the official decision to allow a 15pc increase in drug prices in Nov rankled pharmaceutical companies.
As Iran repositions itself to break out from diplomatic isolation & economic sanctions, Pakistan opts for caution.
The job market, past labour union practices & regulators’ indifference induced private banks to change their workforce.
While merchandise exports may perform better in FY 2013-4, the future of services’ export, however, appears clouded.
The business community is very critical of politicians for playing power games at the cost of the economy & the people.
Pakistan is considering initiating a private ferry service from Karachi to Dubai to boost exports of perishable foods.