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PepsiCo Launches Second Edition of Change the Game Challenge

PepsiCo Launches Second Edition of Change the Game Challenge
The Change the Game Challenge, launched by PepsiCo for the first time in 2016, is back. Through the Change the Game Challenge, participants – in teams of two – are asked to solve this year’s business challenge of starting their own health and nutrition business in the food and beverages space and to clarify which health and nutrition business they will start and why. Given the success of last year’s competition, the Change the Game Challenge 2017 has been opened to even more countries than before, including Pakistan, giving millennials in 10 countries the opportunity to sign up. Furqan Ahmed
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blueEX partners with Elahi Group of Companies to excel in the Logistics Market

blueEX partners with Elahi Group of Companies to excel in the Logistics Market
blueEX – the pioneer in eCommerce logistics and facilitation in Pakistan, is now gearing up for the boom in online retail.  As a fully equipped last-mile delivery provider, blueEX is now partnering with the Elahi Group of Companies (EGC) to increase investments in their infrastructure to make major inroads into the logistics industry. Mr. Danish Elahi, CEO of Elahi Group of Companies and Mr. Stirling Cox, have decided to invest in blueEX Logistics and bring their long-serving expertise to the organization. With this partnership, blueEX is poised to becoming a formidable force in the logistics industry utilizing Elahi Group’s expertise
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Jobs for Pakistan’s Generation next

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Pakistan’s recent census 2017 has revealed a staggering population of 210 million and according to the UN population fund report 63% or 132 million are between the ages of 18 and 33. Out of this 69 million are 15 or under and 58 million between 20 to 24. For Pakistan the need for creating and sustaining employment for its pipeline of millennials is turning into a ticking time bomb. The rapid adoption of technology by millennials means that they are more familiar with searching for information online, communicating and networking through social media, they want to move on very quickly,
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LUMS Ranked Among Top 50 In Asia By Qs Graduate Employability Rankings 2018

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The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) stands as the number 1 university in Pakistan. It is among the top 50 in Asia and among the top 250 universities in the world, according to a new ranking of the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2018. Featuring 495 universities across 65 countries worldwide, this is yet another momentous achievement for LUMS in the league of regional and global rankings. This is helped by the fact that LUMS achieved scores in the following categories: Graduate Employability Rate of 94.3 Employer Reputation of 29.1 Employer-student Connections of 63.9 Alumni Outcomes of 39.5 Overall Score of
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PepsiCo Pakistan signs Women’s Empowerment Principles

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PepsiCo Pakistan signed on to the Women's Empowerment Principles, a joint initiative of UN Women and the UN Global Compact. These Principles provide a set of considerations to help the private sector focus on key elements integral to promoting gender equality in the workplace, marketplace and community, through policy and action. "We are so proud to partner with UN Women on the critical issue of women's empowerment in Pakistan," said Mr. Furqan Ahmed Syed, Vice President and General Manager for PepsiCo Pakistan and Afghanistan. "PepsiCo has been a corporate trailblazer when it comes to empowering women – inside and outside the
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METRO CASH & CARRY PAKISTAN LAUNCHES “FRESHLY STORE”

METRO CASH & CARRY PAKISTAN LAUNCHES “FRESHLY STORE
METRO Cash & Carry Pakistan opened its door for customers to its second FRESHLY Store located at Bahria Town Lahore after the success of the first store in Allama Iqbal Town Lahore few months earlier. The store was inaugurated by Mr. Marek Minkiewicz, Managing Director, METRO Cash & Carry Pakistan, in a grand ceremony attended by people from all walks of life. The customers present appreciated the FRESHLY assortment, price, quality of the products, and in particular the freshness of available Meat items, Fruits, and the Vegetables, that has been a trademark of METRO Cash & Carry stores in Pakistan.
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Limofied is being launched in Karachi on 14th Aug 2017!

Limofied is being launched in Karachi on 14th Aug 2017!
Limofied is a rapidly growing Australian based,Ride-Share and Chauffeured Car-booking app that is already serving in 44 cities of the world. Limofied launchedits services in Pakistan last year on 17 December 2016 in Lahore.The services will also be available in Karachi from 14thAugust 2017, followed by launch in Islamabad. Limofied proudly presentsa business model to its riders that creates a Win-Win situation for both Riders and Chauffeurs. No Cancellation Fees: Limofied has heard the complaints from the riders of Pakistan about captains cancelling the rides and mounting the debt on the riders’ app account. Limofied has removed the cancellation chargesfor
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Imperium Hospitality signs Hotel Franchise Agreement with Starwood

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Imperium Hospitality has signed a hotel franchise agreement for Sheraton Grand Lahore Hotel with Starwood, the leading hotel company in the world. Starwood the parent company of Sheraton Grand Hotel reflects excellence through an inspiring lifestyle with five star plus hotel. The CEO of Imperium Hospitality Mr. Qasim Jafri shared his views and commented, “We intend to surpass international benchmarks, not match them. Imperium Hospitality is re-engineering premium hospitality and luxury living landscape of Pakistan. We strongly believe that with our quest for excellence, combined with cutting edge skills in planning, construction, and operations, we will deliver unparalleled architectural design
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ACCA SIGNS MoU WITH TELENOR TO PROMOTE SHARED SERVICES AMONG FINANCE COMMUNITY

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The benefits of standalone shared services and outsourcing are well understood and proven. They typically include cost reduction, enhanced efficiency, improved control, better quality and service levels, and a greater focus on the core business. The global finance outsourcing market size is around $35 billion and is growing annually. If Pakistan succeeds in getting a share from the pie, it will help in the creation of around 100,000 accounting jobs in the next few years. Pakistan needs to concentrate on developing a proper eco system of IT and telecom sector supplemented with favourable policies as per global requirements the growth in
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IBA-Karachi signs up as Knowledge Partner for 17th ITCN Asia Exhibition

IBA-Karachi signs up as Knowledge Partner for 17th ITCN Asia Exhibition
From its inception in 2001, ITCN Asia has evolved as the biggest IT & Telecom exhibition and conference in Pakistan and it is now being organized for the 16th consecutive year on 19th to 21st September 2017, at the Expo Centre in Karachi. Most powerful brands of the world will showcase their state-of-the-art products and services, which will allow the user-community to get exposure to a wide range of technologies and solutions under one roof. The Institute of Business Administration - IBA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to become the “Knowledge Partner” for the 17th ITCN Asia 2017. This
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