University sportswear retailer Steve and Barry is planning to double Pakistan purchasing, manager of sourcing and vendor development Jitendra Bhatia was cited by Press Trust of India as saying.

Steve and Barry, which operates a chain of 98 stores, plans to increase sourcing activity in Pakistan from US$50m to $100m.

Bhatia told members of the Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association that the company had moved offices to India to slash costs and had appointed agents in Pakistan.