Gul Ahmed

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Gul Ahmed
Traded asPSXGATM
IndustryTextile, retail
FoundedApril 1, 1953
FounderHaji Ali Mohammad
Area served
Key people
Bashir Ali Mohammad, Chairman & CEO
ProductsFabrics, bedding, yarn, apparel, accessories
RevenueIncrease 45.62 billion (US$320 million) - 2018[1]
Increase 3.32 billion (US$24 million) - 2018
Increase {2.08 billion (US$15 million) - 2018
Total assetsIncrease19.62 billion (US$140 million) - 2018
Total equityIncrease 12.62 billion (US$89 million) - 2018
Number of employees
WebsiteOfficial website

Gul Ahmed Textile Mills Limited is a Pakistani textile company which manufactures and sell clothing through a chain of retail outlets under the name 'Ideas by Gul Ahmed'.[2][3]


The Gul Ahmed began trading in textiles in the early 20th century.

In 1953, the group decided to enter the field of manufacturing under the name Gul Ahmed Textile Mills Limited, and was incorporated as a privately limited company.

In 1970, it was listed on the Karachi Stock Exchange, and was one of the leading composite textile houses in Pakistan.[4]

The Ideas retail outlet at the Atrium Mall on Zaibunnisa Street in Saddar, Karachi

In 2003, Gul Ahmed expanded to the retail sector and founded Ideas by Gul Ahmed retail chain.[5] It offers a range of home textiles and furnishings for the bedroom, kitchen and bathroom, as well as men's and women's apparel. It also provides in-house monogramming, embroidery and tailor-made services.


  1. ^ "Gul Ahmed Annual Report 2017-18" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Gul Ahmed plans to carve out business segments | Business | | Karachi".
  3. ^ "Gul Ahmed's pivot towards retail hits a slowdown". December 16, 2019.
  4. ^ "Gul Ahmed Textile Mills Limited – Business Recorder".
  5. ^ Adil, Mamun M. (October 15, 2019). "Fashioning Lifestyles". Aurora Magazine.

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