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  • Tighter security for online shopping sought

    They require banks to provide consumers with the means to key in a non-reusable password to authenticate an online purchase more securely...

    The rise in online fraud prompted the guidelines to avoid a gap until the mandatory rules come into effect, Goffinet said...

  • Five reasons why Pakistanis avoid online shopping

    However, in spite of its global appeal and massive growth, this sector is not emerging as a large industry player in Pakistan...

    The first reason is the cultural aspects of household shopping in Pakistan where the first choice for consumers is the traditional retail markets and emerging of new cash and carry model stores...

  • FIA directed to probe ‘phoney’ online shopping sites

    GUJRAT: The district consumer protection court has asked the Federal Investigation Agency Karachi director (cyber crime) to launch an investigation into those fraudulent companies that have been fleecing the people in the name of online shopping...

    The court has issued directions to the FIA in a case filed by a citizen against an online company for allegedly committing fraud with him...

  • Online shopping surges but customers wary

    KARACHI: Online shopping is growing at a rapid clip thanks to wider Internet access, ubiquitous smartphones and frantic discounts...

    Optimism runs so high that one stakeholder believes “the actual shopping would only happen online in the next three years and malls would only be there for leisure”...

  • Online shopping takes a hit in Malaysia

    Malaysian online shoppers are turning to local sites as the weaker ringgit has made shopping on foreign sites much more expensive...

    Local online retailer Lazada Malaysia said the drop in the ringgit’s value has not really affected sales on its site...

  • Online shopping sites place big bets on Black Friday

    KARACHI: This year will be the second time Web merchants in Pakistan will ramp up crazy deals on Black Friday and entice consumers to open their wallets a bit wider...

    The foreign concept of going on a shopping splurge following the Thanksgiving holiday came home last year thanks to aggressive advertising and heavy discounts by shopping sites...

  • US businessman pleads guilty to exporting prohibited items to Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: A US businessman has pleaded guilty to exporting products without a licence to atomic and space agencies in Pakistan, violating US federal laws...

    Court documents and statements show that from 2012 to December 2016, Khan and others were engaged in a scheme to purchase goods that were controlled under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and exported them without a licence to Pakistan, in violation of the EAR...

  • Pakistan has 938 items on Safta sensitive list with Afghanistan

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan maintains a sensitive list of 938 items with Afghanistan under the South Asia Free Trade Agreement (Safta), Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir said on Thursday...

    Speaking during the question-hour session in the National Assembly, the minister said all other items not on the sensitive list could be imported into Pakistan from the Safta countries, including Afghanistan, at a tariff rate of zero to 5 per cent... ...

  • Chinese consumers spend at least $17.8bn in 'Singles Day' shopping binge

    China's smartphone-wielding masses unleashed billions of dollars in e-commerce spending Saturday as they rushed to snap up bargains on “Singles Day”, billed as the world's biggest one-day online shopping festival...

    Alibaba said that by midday Saturday the gross value of sales processed by Alipay, its online payment system, had equalled the $17...

  • Chinese spend billions in ‘Singles Day’ shopping binge

    SHANGHAI: China’s smartphone-wielding masses unleashed billions of dollars in e-commerce spending Saturday as they rushed to snap up bargains on ‘Singles Day’ — billed as the world’s biggest one-day online shopping festival...

    Eighteen hours later, at 6pm (1000GMT) on Saturday, Alibaba said the gross value of sales processed by its online payment system Alipay was nearing $21 billion — roughly equivalent to the annual economic output...

  • Sindh IG orders comprehensive traffic plan for shopping centres

    The IGP observed that since Eid shopping in major markets would increase after 15th Ramazan, the traffic pressure would enhance, causing inconvenience to the citizens...

    Keeping this in view, Mr Khowaja directed the DIG traffic to chalk out a comprehensive traffic plan for all shopping centres and inform the masses about alternative routes...

  • Retailers look to the next frontier of digital shopping: Chatbots

    There’s another from Cheesecake Factory that allows shoppers to purchase and send out gift cards, and a third from online grocer FreshDirect in which customers can place orders for groceries and meal kits...

    These big-name brands join a growing group of retailers that are experimenting with how chatbot technology can be leveraged for digital shopping...

  • Eid shopping frenzy continues amid security concerns

    A visit to Karachi’s various markets (Zainab Market, Bohri Bazaar, Hyderi and Jama Cloth), shopping plazas (Gulf Way, Rabi Centre, Gold Mark I and II) and malls (Dolmen, Forum and Atrium) highlights the stark contrast between the security steps taken to keep harm at bay...

    While the malls spend millions on monthly security, the crowded markets and shopping plazas, despite having more shops and high sales, very often have chowkidars in...

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