Category: Trends

Opinion: Urban Muslim youth are making an impact

| 07/10/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Urban Muslim youth are making an impact

“Young Muslim consumers are simply an untapped demographic for big brands and businesses,” says Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, Editor-in-chief and Founder of Muslimgirl.net

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Dubai: Nobel Peace laureate blasts global banking system

| 06/10/2015 | Reply
Dubai: Nobel Peace laureate blasts global banking system

Muhammad Yunus said, “A global financial system that served the rich “was one reason why the whole planet remains entirely unsustainable”.

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Buffet-backed fast food chain Dairy Queen in major UAE expansion

| 15/09/2015 | Reply
Buffet-backed fast food chain Dairy Queen in major UAE expansion

In November last year, US-based franchise company Bajco Group said it signed a deal with Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway to bring the fast food brand back to the UAE.

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Islamic Climate Declaration calls for fossil fuel phase out

| 18/08/2015 | Reply
Islamic Climate Declaration calls for fossil fuel phase out

Islamic leaders from 20 countries today launched a bold Climate Change Declaration to engage the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims on the issue of our time.

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Opinion: Moonshot Moment for (Halal) Skincare

| 17/08/2015 | 1 Reply
Opinion: Moonshot Moment for (Halal) Skincare

As the market grows steadily, with superior technology and consumer behavior insights, established skin care brands are creating trends comparable to Haute couture.

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Time To Get Your Ideas In Front of Decision Makers and Opinion Leaders

| 16/08/2015 | Reply
Time To Get Your Ideas In Front of Decision Makers and Opinion Leaders

Innovation 4 Impact seeks to find groundbreaking digital technologies that will support the growth of the Islamic digital economy. Enter here.

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First halal travel glossary launched

| 13/08/2015 | Reply
First halal travel glossary launched

Singapore-based Crescentrating, a global authority on Halal travel, has released the world’s first glossary with a wealth of terminology used in the Halal travel market.

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‘State of the Global Islamic Economy’ Report and Indicator 2015-2016 highlight growth milestones

| 10/08/2015 | Reply
‘State of the Global Islamic Economy’ Report and Indicator 2015-2016 highlight growth milestones

The indicator is a composite index that presents the current outlook of the Islamic economy sectors across 70 countries.

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UAE: An ecommerce startup reducing returns in the region

| 09/08/2015 | Reply
UAE: An ecommerce startup reducing returns in the region

Miella has become the first MENA ecommerce platform to adopt Virtusize, a fitting solution that guarantees online customers find the right size every time they shop.

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Opinion: Businesses should offer more for Halal markets

| 07/08/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Businesses should offer more for Halal markets

Businesses are missing out by not capitalizing on the growing Islamic population and offering more halal products, suggests research by Euromonitor International.

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UK: Urban Muslim Woman Show Promises an Inspiring & Fashionable Event

| 06/08/2015 | Reply
UK: Urban Muslim Woman Show Promises an Inspiring & Fashionable Event

The high-profile, glamorous event includes a panel of inspirational speakers, fashion shows, entertainment, networking opportunities, exhibitors and product launches.

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Trip on Halal is a travel guide for Muslim foodies

| 06/08/2015 | Reply
Trip on Halal is a travel guide for Muslim foodies

Trip on Halal is not just an Indonesian company, the product takes a pan-Asia approach, with listings in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, and Japan.

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UK: Halal Baby food venture curries favour with leading retailers

| 31/07/2015 | Reply
UK: Halal Baby food venture curries favour with leading retailers

‘for aisha’ started three years ago and has just agreed a deal with supermarket giant Asda. The venture is the first Halal baby food range in pouches in the UK.

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The Halal Guys Opening Franchise Locations In Canada

| 16/07/2015 | Reply
The Halal Guys Opening Franchise Locations In Canada

The Halal Guys, the innovative American Halal food concept based in New York City, has announced the signing of a 5-unit franchise deal for territories in Toronto.

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Opinion: Hijabista Tajima at home with fashion and faith

| 15/07/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Hijabista Tajima at home with fashion and faith

“I think there is a need for mainstream fashion to include modest trends because Muslim girls are experimenting and expressing themselves in a way that’s very genuine.”

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UAE: DIEDC to Host Inaugural ‘Innovation 4 Impact’ Competition

| 14/07/2015 | Reply
UAE: DIEDC to Host Inaugural ‘Innovation 4 Impact’ Competition

The Innovation 4 Impact Competition has been designed as a global platform for participating entrepreneurs to present their business, products or services to an expert panel.

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Islamic Climate Declaration: Call for consultation

| 30/06/2015 | Reply
Islamic Climate Declaration: Call for consultation

Launching an Islamic Declaration on Climate Change in Istanbul on 17, 18 August. You can help with preparing the Declaration.

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UAE’s Trussbridge invests in Canadian food producer

| 28/06/2015 | Reply
UAE’s Trussbridge invests in Canadian food producer

A consortium of investors from the Middle East acquired a majority stake in La Maison Cannelle, a Canadian food producer and will invest in expansion and organic growth.

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Religious identity and consumption among young British Muslims

| 26/06/2015 | Reply
Religious identity and consumption among young British Muslims

Ogilvy Noor has found that 90% of Muslims asked said that their faith does affect their consumption habits.

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Opinion: For Ramadan, Courting the Muslim Shopper

| 26/06/2015 | Reply
Opinion: For Ramadan, Courting the Muslim Shopper

Ramadan has emerged in recent years as a month of extravagant spending that is rivaled, some say, only by Christmas. This is making high end fashion houses focus on the Ramadan buyer.

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