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By Fareeha Qayoom

Corporate Profile


orest Sweaters Pvt. Ltd, established in 1995, is a part of an industrial group actively involved in key sectors such as textiles, leather garments, jute and allied products, trading and exports, for over two decades. With all their experience in business, particularly textile and its related industries, Forest has inherited the tradition of producing the finest quality knitwear. Their basic philosophy is based on a simple rule of ‘no compromise.’forest sweaters

Located in the outskirts of Lahore, on 2.5 KM Raiwind Manga Road, the facility is equipped with the latest mechanical and human resources available allowing them to ensure the highest quality in sweaters. Their professionals remain dedicated to their goal of achieving world class standards.

The corporate goal has always been, and remains, to create a remarkable enterprising company which produces at the highest competitive levels in the international market by means of modern technology added with exclusive business strategies.

Forest Sweaters is also known for two of its apparel brands in domestic retail – Cross Roads and River Stone. ■

Source: Forest Sweaters Pvt. Ltd.

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Magazine Layout: M Asif, Photos By GM Shah

This article was originally published in the print edition of Valuemag, issue 3 – July 2008

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Fareeha Qayoom
Fareeha Qayoom
Publisher and editor-in-chief of and former print editions of The Knit-Xtyle Fashion Review (tkfr), a trade newsletter for the textile and apparel industry of Pakistan. In short, Publisher, editor, and a blogger. In addition, she has served as Managing Editor of MIT Technology Review Pakistan, print and web editions (2015-16). Total of 7 editions were published under her leadership by ITU, Punjab's first public technology university under the license of MIT Technology Review (USA). She has also managed Value Mag in the same capacity, a real estate and lifestyle magazine for Value TV - 2008-9. Published freelancer for The News on Sunday 1994-96. Fareeha has over 21 years of solid management experience – of managing brands (like Harley Davidson, Munsingwear, Chaps, Chaps Ralph Lauren etc.,), Retailers (like Target, Mervyns, Kohl's, Marks and Spencer etc.,), customers (VPs, Product Managers, Unit Managers, and Buyers), and products (apparel - woven, knits, men's, women's, children's, Print and online publishing units), projects, teams, and processes, information, content, and data, staff, vendors, and time. Versatile and adaptable with international exposure, communication and language skills (oral and written), and a consistent track record of achieving company targets and objectives, plus a MA in Political Science from Punjab University, a MSc in Economics from La Salle University, Louisiana, USA, and a BA in Economics from Kinnaird College for Women.

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  1. […] are three exam­ples of ‘light indus­trial spaces’: Firhaj Footwear on Fer­ozepur Road, For­est Sweaters on Manga off Rai­wind Road,and Naveena Denim on Defence Road off Rai­wind Road. […]

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