Monthly Archives: September 2016

Fashion Pakistan Council announces the dates for #FPW2016

[Karachi: September 27th, 2016]: Fashion Pakistan Council has announced the dates for Fashion Pakistan Week Winter Festive 2016. The three-day premiere fashion event is scheduled to take place from October 30th 2016 to November 1st 2016.

Fashion Pakistan Council is celebrating 10 years of style with 2016 being the 11th fashion week, the new Fashion Pakistan Council board members, FPC selects its new board comprised of veteran and renowned designers Maheen Khan, Maheen Karim, Nauman Arfeen, Obaid Sheikh, Aamna Aqeel with Deepak Perwani as the Chairperson and Nida Azwer as the CEO.

Fashion Pakistan Council’s Chairperson Deepak Perwani commented “This year’s Fashion Pakistan week is a celebration of the evolution of style through a decade. It promises to be a nostalgic experience along with showcasing budding new talents.”

Fashion Pakistan Week is a platform for new designers to be a part of this industry along with the aspiring designers to exhibit their creativity at this prestigious event. This year Fashion Pakistan Week is going to take place in Karachi from October 30th 2016 to November 1st 2016.

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Pakistan’s Great Online Shopping Festival 2016 Happening from 28 September

Online shopping is the most convenient way of shopping and is a growing phenomenon nowadays.  I’m a real big fan of online shopping and super-excited for the festival. So, guys get ready for Three days of exclusive online-only deals happening from 28-30 September, 2016. 😉

Karachi, September 26, 2016:In keeping up with the excitement of online shopping in the country, the Great Online Shopping Festival (GOSF) – Pakistan’s biggest online shopping festival will be held from September 28–30, 2016 at The festival, supported by Google, JazzCash,, and powered by Jang Media Group, will see more than 50 e-commerce partners participating.

Users can shop for jewellery, shoes, apparels, books, kids wear, gadgets, watches, computer accessories, health & fitness equipment, home decor products and a host of other things and can expect generous discounts up to 70% from the participating e-tailers. The shopping festival not only caters to users in Pakistan but also allows Pakistani expats living all over the world to send gifts to their loved ones residing all across country.

Khurram Jamali, Industry Head, Google Asia Pacific said: “The eCommerce industry in Pakistan is doubling in size every year. With GOSF, we aim to tap into this robust growth by bringing sensational and affordable deals thanks to our partners. I encourage everyone to check out this year’s GOSF as it promises 72 hours of phenomenal shopping deals for everyone and their loved ones.”

Highlighting the importance of such online shopping festivals, Faizan Siddiqi, Managing Director, IMM-Jang Media Group stated: “The Jang Media Group is proud to be associated with GOSF – slated to be the biggest online shopping festival of Pakistan. Our collaboration with Google is in line with our commitment to promote e-commerce and e-tailing all across Pakistan. With our technological prowess, we have built the framework for GOSF and are looking forward to an outstanding response from people.”

JazzCash is the official payment partner for GOSF – a festival to promote e-commerce in Pakistan by offering merchants with an opportunity to showcase their product on a single platform. It offers the most secure and reliable payment method for customers during the shopping festival. During GOSF, customers who pay through JazzCash will get additional discounts of up to 80%. They can pay through three options i.e. JazzCash Mobile Account, Vouchers and Credit/Debit cards. Additionally, voucher payment can be done at the nearest JazzCash retailer from amongst more than 65,000 retailers nationwide.

Talking about the partnership between JazzCash and GOSF, Aniqa Afzal Sandhu, Director – Mobile Financial Service, Mobilink said: “We envision a remarkable growth in Pakistan’s e-commerce industry as more and more people are turning towards online shopping. JazzCash offers innovative e-payment methods that are not only secure but also allow a great deal of convenience for people looking to shop online. Our partnership with GOSF is a testimony to a rapid expansion of the online shopping industry and we remain committed to bring utmost convenience and reliability for people making online transactions all over the country.”

Google has previously helped to organize online shopping festivals in other countries such as Singapore and Sri Lanka. In Pakistan, GOSF is looking to drive the trend of online shopping toward the mainstream thanks to the rapid growth of Pakistan’s mobile Internet market.

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Shell once more revolutionizes the fuelling experience for Pakistani customers

Shell Select reopens its doors at Askari IV Service Station with an exciting array of shopping choices for customers!!

Karachi, August 30, 2016: Shell Select at Askari filling station at Rashid Minhas Road has reopened its doors for customers with an exciting array of shopping choices. With an expanded range of convenience items, the store also houses popular brands like Pie in the Sky, Cold Stone Creamery, Meat One and GreenO along with ABL and UBL ATMs for quick cash withdrawal. The Askari IV Fuel station already offers a McDonald’s outlet and “1 Helix Lane” – a facility that offers state-of-the-art oil change to customers, while they enjoy a cup of coffee in the WiFi-enabled waiting lounge.

Be it a last minute birthday cake before midnight, some quick groceries or fresh juice on the way to work, the revamped Shell Select is the place. With secure and convenient ATMs within the shop you now don’t need to worry about running out of cash either. Imagine the time saved on the roads by making just one stop for all your routine tasks.

Speaking at the launch of Shell Select, Jawwad Cheema, Chief Executive Officer, Shell Pakistan Limited said: “With the launch of the Shell Select offer and many more to follow across the country, our aim is to redefine the reason people visit Shell stations. We, at Shell try to better understand customer’s needs at different touch-points along the journey. In the 90’s, Shell transformed the Pakistani customer experience by ensuring delivery of quality fuels, consistency of customer service standards, new propositions such as oil change facilities & non-fuels retailing at Shell sites. What we have here at Askari IV is another step change to deliver enhanced customer’s experience by ensuring we deliver an eco-system that includes fuel, lubricants, food and coffee on the go as well as other conveniences like on-site ATMs, pharmacies etc.”

Mazhar-ud-Deen, General Manager – Retail added: “Our retail business entails a multi-faceted strategy that focuses on convenience retailing, smart partnering and wider range of car care products and services. We call it an extension into the non-fueling business that cater not only to the needs of the car but that of the passengers. It is part of our ‘Welcome to Shell’ offer that encapsulates Shell’s vision of futuristic forecourts that offer a fulfilling experience to customers where they are always treated like a guest.”

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