Category: Trends

A roomful of E’s – entrepreneurs, expertise, enthusiasm & energy

| 04/05/2017 | Reply
A roomful of E’s – entrepreneurs, expertise, enthusiasm & energy

The recent MLE Connect brought together a roomful of dynamic entrepreneurs engaged in the Muslim Lifestyle markets of food, fashion, finance and a whole lot more. Spring is in the air!

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UK: Why catwalk Hijabs are upsetting some Muslim women

| 04/05/2017 | 1 Reply
UK: Why catwalk Hijabs are upsetting some Muslim women

The hijab has long been a contentious topic of conversation; feminists, religious conservatives, secularists are some of the online communities that have engaged in passionate debate about what it represents.

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UK: Halal food solution to transform lives

| 04/05/2017 | Reply
UK: Halal food solution to transform lives

An innovative new Halal food solution hopes to transform the lives of 427 million Muslims living in Non-Muslim countries – by making the process of finding great halal dining options simple.

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Modest fashion brand looks towards Pakistan

| 03/05/2017 | Reply
Modest fashion brand looks towards Pakistan

The rise in Pakistan’s fashion retail industry in recent years has been gigantic, creating space for local as well as global brands which feed the lifestyle needs of the affluent and the rising middle class.

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UK: Breaking Barriers – the London Muslim Lifestyle Show

| 26/04/2017 | Reply
UK: Breaking Barriers – the London Muslim Lifestyle Show

“I’ve always seen events as a way to break down social barriers,” says the man behind the London Muslim Lifestyle Show, Waleed Jahangir.

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UK to host second B2B event on trillion pound Muslim Lifestyle Sector

| 06/04/2017 | Reply
UK to host second B2B event on trillion pound Muslim Lifestyle Sector

MLE Connect 2017 will bring together business owners, brands, entrepreneurs and start-ups from across the world to learn, network and explore market opportunities.

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UK consumes more organic meat than any other country in Europe

| 29/03/2017 | Reply
UK consumes more organic meat than any other country in Europe

The UK is the largest market for organic meat across Europe, consuming 84,000t in 2016, new research has revealed.

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Canadian steak houses courting Muslim diners with halal options

| 28/03/2017 | Reply
Canadian steak houses courting Muslim diners with halal options

Recently, non-Muslim restaurateurs have begun courting the burgeoning muslim customer base who are looking for Halal options.

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Opinion: Introducing The Green Muslims – Why Halal Is Not Enough

| 21/03/2017 | Reply
Opinion: Introducing The Green Muslims – Why Halal Is Not Enough

Muslims that brand managers and marketers be aware: a new wave of green Muslims are shaping up, and what’s most peculiar, is that they’re hailing from the West.

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UAE-based IHAF raises awareness in global Halal cosmetics industry

| 15/03/2017 | Reply
UAE-based IHAF raises awareness in global Halal cosmetics industry

“Putting internationally recognised standards in place ultimately boosts the public’s confidence in the Halal market, consequently driving up investment in the industry.”

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Opinion: Innovation in the Halal industry

| 02/03/2017 | Reply
Opinion: Innovation in the Halal industry

The halal label will never be enough to sustain and offer lucrative returns for the businesses, companies and businesses have been forced to innovate, innovate and innovate for commercialisation.

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USA: From Famous NYC Food Cart to Fast-Growing Fast Casual Chain

| 23/02/2017 | Reply
USA: From Famous NYC Food Cart to Fast-Growing Fast Casual Chain

What is it about The Halal Guys that diners love so much? Well, first it’s the food. The Halal Guys food cart, with the tagline “we are different,” has over 8,000 reviews on Yelp.

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UK: Debenhams becomes first major department store to sell Muslim clothing

| 23/02/2017 | 1 Reply
UK: Debenhams becomes first major department store to sell Muslim clothing

The department store will also offer a range of other Muslim clothing including tops, dresses, jumpsuits, kimono wraps, hijab pins and caps in selected stores.

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Opposition to Trump’s anti-Muslim travel ban mounts on eve of court deadline

| 08/02/2017 | Reply
Opposition to Trump’s anti-Muslim travel ban mounts on eve of court deadline

A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments Tuesday on the travel ban on visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries.

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Canada: The Halal Market

| 08/02/2017 | Reply
Canada: The Halal Market

For those who do seek halal certification, market opportunities in Canada and abroad seem ripe. But will Canadian processors take advantage of it?

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UAE: Healthy food to drive growth in retail sector

| 27/01/2017 | Reply
UAE: Healthy food to drive growth in retail sector

A shift towards healthier options in the food segment (particularly fresh foods) along with a high level of price consciousness might present the biggest opportunity for retailers in 2017.

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UK: Halal food gets a modern day twist

| 13/01/2017 | Reply
UK: Halal food gets a modern day twist

More entrepreneurs are focusing on food for the Muslim community, with a number of American-style restaurants and dessert parlours opening up across the country.

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Opinion: Companies produce Halal cosmetics for growing Muslim population

| 21/12/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Companies produce Halal cosmetics for growing Muslim population

Consumers will spend about $27 billion on halal cosmetics this year, and sales could jump to $39 billion by 2019, researcher Technavio estimates.

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A fixture of New York street meat, Halal Guys has gone global

| 15/12/2016 | Reply
A fixture of New York street meat, Halal Guys has gone global

The goal is to open one to two restaurants a month, according to Dan Rowe, CEO of Fransmart, a franchise consultancy firm that is advising the budding chain on its expansion.

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Malaysia: USD132 billion global potential by 2021 in Halal pharmaceuticals

| 08/12/2016 | 2 Replies
Malaysia: USD132 billion global potential by 2021 in Halal pharmaceuticals

Chemical Company of Malaysia (CCM) today shared that the company will continue to play an active role in spurring the Bumiputera Agenda through its current activities and future plans.

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