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Digital Payment is one a helpful way to limit COVID-19 in Pakistan Digital Payment is one a helpful way to limit COVID-19 in Pakistan. Several countries around the world including Pakistan have recommended consumers and businesses for using digital payment instead of cash. With each passing day of the Coronavirus outbreak bring uneasiness amongst people in number of ways. Recently the World Health Organization (WHO) suggested that currency notes are very likely to be one…

Top 5 courier companies for COD in Pakistan 2020. The Internet has revolutionized our lifestyles thus, online shopping has become more of a routine now. and yet today’s business needs differ greatly from traditional businesses. Online shopping sites or virtual outlets of top brands understand the needs of their consumer. Today’s consumer likes to shop from the comfort of their home and get their hands on the desired product AS SOON AS POSSIBLE with maximum…

The difference between COD and PrePayment and why Pakistan is still on COD Do You know the difference between COD and PrePayment and why Pakistan is still on COD? Over the past decade, online shopping has become a viable option in Pakistan. Especially, ever since Daraz brought the ‘Black Friday’ shopping custom to Pakistan, more and more people are flocking to buy stuff from online stores. Although most outlets now avoid using the ‘Black’ term…

How Digital Payments Going Viral? The rapid spread of the coronavirus over the past few weeks has forced most governments to lockdown on day-to-day public life. Globally, the only things spreading faster than the virus is fear itself and the use of digital services. In a way, the virus and screen time going out of control together. Around the world, grocery stores, pharmacies and petrol stations remain the few places where one can still spend…

Amazon pauses sellers’ loan repayments amid coronavirus. Amazon.com said it temporarily would not require sellers in its marketplace to repay loans it had made to them, as merchants confront the prospect of declining sales during the coronavirus pandemic. The world’s largest online retailer notified sellers that its programme known as Amazon Lending would pause repayments beginning Thursday until April 30. Interest would not accrue during that period, it said. The programme has offered sums between…

SCO and VRG Signed an Agreement to Initiate Digital Payment Services and Mobile Wallet. Special Communications Organization (SCO), one of the leading digital communications service provider of Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJ&K) and Gilgit Baltistan (GB) and Virtual Remittance Gateway (VRG) Pakistan signed an agreement for launching digital payment products & services and Mobile Wallet for S-Paisa customers in AJ&K and GB. The signing ceremony was held at HQ SCO and was attended by SCO…

Digital payments – more than just a trend KARACHI: Managing everyday finances can be a daunting task for more than three million estimated small and micro enterprises in Pakistan. Financial literacy stands at a low of 13%, which results in a lack of financial freedom and friction points in daily transactions. Be it making bill payments, society has been highly cash-dependent. However, we are progressing as a nation and we are witnessing an emerging trend…

Amazon will continue to pay hourly employees at its Seattle and Bellevue offices while office staffers are asked to work from home due to coronavirus concerns Amazon will continue to pay hourly employees at its Seattle and Bellevue offices while office staffers are asked to work from home due to coronavirus concerns. Amazon will continue to pay hourly workers who support its Seattle and Bellevue offices while coronavirus-related remote work policies are in effect, a…

“Daraz to have 25 million users by 2022” – An interview with Ehsan Saya – Managing Director – Daraz Pakistan “Daraz to have 25 million users by 2022” – An interview with Ehsan Saya – Managing Director – Daraz Pakistan. A former investment banker, Ehsan Saya is the Managing Director at Daraz Pakistan. In 2018, Saya returned from Canada to join the leading e-commerce marketplace. In Toronto, he had also founded JoeyCo, a transportation and…

Young Pakistanis turning to freelance work finds survey. Most Pakistanis under the age of 35 (90 per cent) are opting to go into freelance work — more than the global average of 70 per cent, according to a report released by the digital payment company Payoneer. The report titled “Freelancer Income Report 2020” is based on a survey of over 7,000 freelancers from 150 countries, including emerging markets such as Pakistan. Also Read: Digital Pakistan…