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BEIJING – The significant growth can be seen in the logistics services and instant delivery services. This can further create 780,000 in Pakistan in future months. Due to outbreak of the pandemic, the traditional offline sales have been disturbed immensely, shifting the customer to online shopping. This has encouraged thousands of new people to investigate a new way of doing the business. “If Pakistan pursues the development of logistics service and instant delivery service, and…

The Pandemic Is E-commerce Time To Shine. But For How Long? The coronavirus pandemic has lasted just over two months across most of the world and already it has destroyed some esteemed giants of the retail world. If we talk about the U.S then, in the United States, several large retailers including luxury retailers like Neiman Marcus have shown the signs of strain and even worse than it is now declared bankrupt. And on the…

KARACHI – Telenor Microfinance Bank, Pakistan’s leading microfinance institution, along with its premier mobile banking platform Easypaisa has been empowering the lives of Pakistani citizens and leading the digital revolution by providing convenient payment solutions to users even during these challenging times. Easypaisa – Pakistan’s first mobile-based branchless banking service – gives complete convenience and empowerment to its customers. Their services include liable over-the-counter transactions, mobile banking as well as domestic and international remittances. Along…

Online retail offers little hope for vendors during COVID-19 in Pakistan KARACHI: Online retail offers little hope for vendors during COVID-19 in Pakistan. Karachi, the largest city of Pakistan, is home to a vast informal economy and was once a land brimming with opportunities for enterprising individuals. Its social fabric comprises a large multi-cultural population, including vendors and retailers from across the country, working in the formal as well as the informal sector, who would…

ISLAMABAD: Daraz launches country’s first e-commerce index. Pakistan’s first e-commerce index was launched at an online event, hosted by Daraz, showing an increase in digital payments and growing demand for online shopping. Federal Secretary for IT and Telecommunication Shoaib Siddiqui attended the event. The purpose of the index is, not only providing insight about consumer behavior online amid the Covid-19 pandemic, but to also help stakeholders linked with the e-commerce industry, understand the online shopper.…

Pakistani firms move towards tech solutions amid COVID-19 pandemic KARACHI: The trend of using cloud-based solutions among Pakistani companies is picking up pace amid the coronavirus pandemic. Pakistani firms move towards tech solutions amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “Utilisation of cloud-based computing is 10 times higher than three years ago,” said SAP Pakistan Managing Director Saquib Ahmed during an online roundtable meeting with the media. He said the usage of technology by companies had changed in…

Online grocery sales grow 33% in 2020 as shopping habits shift permanently Where global retail is struggling under a new regime of consumer behaviour, online grocery shopping is booming with the sector set to grow 33% in 2020 to reach an estimated value of £16.8 billion, up from £12.7 billion in 2019. Online grocery sales grow 33% in 2020 as shopping habits shift permanently. This rise follows four consecutive years of slowing growth: in 2019…

Retail Stores Create The New Normal As Businesses Begin To Open Up. The future retail environment is weighing on the minds of companies, shoppers and employees. People want to feel safe, get their lives back to normal and start shopping again. While shoppers are anxious to get out of their homes, the return to normal may take time. However, it will be a new normal. There is not a unified reopening strategy across all states…

Several companies have selflessly promoted online payments recently due to the Corona Virus outbreak. By waiving customers charges from internet, mobile and ATM transactions, Banks opt to ensure the safety of their customers and employees during this outbreak. Basically, the digital payments in Pakistan have received a big push; not only in Pakistan but many other countries too, people are reducing the use of cash out of fear of contracting the virus. Pakistan’s e-commerce index…

3 Ways Digital Marketing Will Change Post COVID-19 Do you wanna know 3 Ways Digital Marketing Will Change Post COVID-19? For the first weeks of COVID-19, it felt like the end of the world was indeed finally here. The stock market was falling, companies were laying people off, people were forced to work from home, grocery shelves emptied, and, almost every country in the world had infections and deaths soaring – there seemed to be…