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  • Only six milk brands fit for consumption in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: After conducting tests on 16 brands of packaged milk given Ultra High Temperature (UHT) and pasteurisation treatment, the Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) has found that only six are safe for consumption, the National Assembly was told on Monday...

    During a question-answer session in the National Assembly, the Minister of Science and Technology, Rana Tanveer Hussein told the house in a written...

  • Consumer confidence improves in Pakistan

    KARACHI: Consumer confidence has increased in the wake of improved economy and higher expectations for future economic growth, results of a State Bank survey show...

    SBP’s Consumer Confi­dence Survey — conducted during Sept 5 and 9 — notes, “Overall, the Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) increased by 5...

  • Pakistan consumer confidence dips in third quarter: survey

    KARACHI: Consumer confidence in Pakistan dropped by three points in the third quarter, according to a survey conducted by a global performance management company, with job security being the biggest or second-biggest concern for a third of respondents...

    Pakistan’s confidence, which had been on the rise since 2008 and reached its highest level in the first two quarters of this year, dropped to 101 in July-September from 104 in the...

  • Consumer confidence at an all-time high in Pakistan

    KARACHI: Consumer confidence reached an all-time high increasing by nine points in July-September 2017, according to the Nielsen Global Survey of Consumer Confidence and Spending Intentions...

    “The nine-point upsurge in Pakistan’s consumer confidence score depicts an improving outlook for the country,” noted Quratulain Ibrahim, managing director, Nielsen Pakistan...

  • N. Korea brands Trump 'warmonger' as his Asia tour moves to Hanoi

    United States (US) President Donald Trump was due to land in Hanoi on Saturday, as North Korea slammed his “warmonger” Asia tour, saying it will only accelerate Pyongyang's push for a full-fledged nuclear deterrent...

    Trump has repeatedly railed against the North as he urges the region to take a united front against the threat posed by the isolated nation, which has sparked global alarm with nuclear and missile tests in recent months
  • ‘Top brands procuring goods from Sialkot’

    SIALKOT: Almost 100 top international sports and leisurewear brands procure their products from the highly industrialised city of Sialkot, allowing the country to earn $2 billion foreign exchange annually, President Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) Zahid Latif Malik said on Wednesday...

    Addressing a meeting of exporters and trade bodies at the SCCI, Mr Malik said leading brands including Adidas, Nike, Select, Puma,...

  • When it comes to beauty, can Pakistani brands compete?

    Lucky for us though, Pakistani makeup brands have since upped their game...

    Aside from a glittering array of international makeup products littering the cosmetic counter at any major departmental store, there’s been a sudden profusion of local brands providing quality products that are completely catered to South Asian skin...

  • ‘11 mineral, bottled water brands unsafe for consumption’

    ISLAMABAD: Contaminated bottled water continues to be sold in the market, despite efforts to ensure the provision of safe drinking water, the Pakistan Council for Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) said in its report for the months of April through to June, 2017...

    The government has tasked the council with monitoring bottled and mineral water brands and it publicises its results every quarter...

  • ICI acquires pharma facility, brands for Rs1.9bn

    KARACHI: ICI Pakistan Ltd has executed an asset purchase agreement with Wyeth Pakistan Ltd and Pfizer Pakistan Ltd for the acquisition of certain assets at the aggregate purchase price of Rs1...

    ICI stated in a stock notice on Monday that the agreement was signed on May 19 under which the company will acquire a Wyeth-owned pharmaceutical manufacturing facility located on Hawkesbay Road in Karachi along with the following...

  • Brands to be reintroduced globally this year: Dastgir

    Addressing a programme on the ease of doing business, which was organised by the All Pakistan Business Forum on Wednesday, the minister asked all stakeholders to give suggestions for creating conducive business environment...

    He said legislation on e-commerce is in progress, adding that the government is going to launch a campaign to re-introduce Pakistani brands globally by the end of the year...

  • ‘Many big apparel brands violating rights of workers’

    KARACHI: The recent issue between the apparel brand Khaadi and its employees is just the ‘tip of the iceberg’ as many other local and international brands treat their employees similarly or worse...

    International brands such as H&M, Zara and Mango have employees with similar stories to tell...

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