Fatima S Attarwala

Employers vs employees

Employers vs employees

In an argument of labour costs vs labour productivity, the debate of a higher minimum wage is limited to rhetoric since most of... Published 09 May, 2022 07:29am
Opting for traditions

Opting for traditions

Since female garments and jewellery appear to have the most traction, it implies that women are more inclined towards online... Published 02 May, 2022 06:59am
Business as usual for exports

Business as usual for exports

The political pendulum has swung wildly in the last few weeks, as it often does in the country, but exports and ... Published 11 Apr, 2022 06:49am
Staying on course

Staying on course

During the season of 11/11 sales last year, TCS made up to 1.3-1.5m shipments a month... Updated 16 Mar, 2022 02:16pm
Setting sight on the stars

Setting sight on the stars

The aspiration driven story of the girl from Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi, who became a leading female business leader in Germany Published 07 Mar, 2022 07:58am
The challenge of female success

The challenge of female success

The world has changed. It has been about 77 years since the last world war and over a century since the Spanish flu... Published 07 Mar, 2022 07:28am
Punching above our weight

Punching above our weight

The simple truth is that Pakistan is not a big enough global player for PM Imran's Russian trip to matter much either way. Updated 28 Feb, 2022 09:40am
The business of Valentine’s Day

The business of Valentine’s Day

Bakeries and flower shops are the biggest beneficiaries, reporting an increase in sales ranging from 40pc to 400pc. Updated 14 Feb, 2022 07:27am
Eliminating the shadow economy

Eliminating the shadow economy

An increase in digital invoicing through online payments would allow invoices to be processed by the FBR in real-time. Updated 07 Feb, 2022 07:22am

Not a gloomy picture

Some small traders argue that despite economic brouhaha, money in markets has increased with big business largess trickling down. Updated 31 Jan, 2022 09:15am

Murree’s money mill

The least the government can do is better regulate the tourism industry for locals. Updated 24 Jan, 2022 08:32am

The hardships of ‘prior actions’

Lower crude oil prices and freight charges could absorb in part the inflationary effects of the mini-budget later in the year. Published 17 Jan, 2022 07:16am

A move for the new kids on the block

A digital banking license is the evolutionary next step for unicorn fintechs but it is premature in the Pakistani market. Updated 10 Jan, 2022 08:37am

The proof is in the pudding

About 65-70pc of the population is still using feature phones but smartphone penetration may cross 50pc. Updated 27 Dec, 2021 08:06am
The cost of empty stadiums

The cost of empty stadiums

Investing in better measures and a streamlined process to improve earnings seems an easy way to garner bigger bucks from cricket. Updated 21 Dec, 2021 03:51pm