Category: Trends

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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UK: New RSPCA Assured Food Label Enters the Market

| 25/06/2015 | Reply
UK: New RSPCA Assured Food Label Enters the Market

A new ethical food label assured by the RSPCA has been launched in a bid to help improve the lives of a further 100 million farm animals.

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Indonesian women are ecommerce target

| 24/06/2015 | 1 Reply
Indonesian women are ecommerce target

Indonesia is the launchpad for a new website which is aiming to be the first ecommerce service dedicated to women across Southeast Asia.

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Opinion: Digital Economy

| 23/06/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Digital Economy

The UK’s digital economy is rated the second-most technologically ready in the world and a strong contributor to the economy.

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UK: Top firms to showcase at UK’s first Muslim Lifestyle Expo

| 18/06/2015 | Reply
UK: Top firms to showcase at UK’s first Muslim Lifestyle Expo

Businesses from across the world specialising in a range of sectors are set to attend the UK’s first-ever international exhibition on Muslim lifestyle.

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UAE: New concept in fashion weeks announced, iFash™ 101 Week

| 16/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: New concept in fashion weeks announced, iFash™ 101 Week

IFDC Founder announces the launch of Fashion Week dedicated to modest wear and iFash™ with French fashion institute, Esmod to be their partner for the event.

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UAE: Significant untapped growth potential of digital Islamic services

| 15/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: Significant untapped growth potential of digital Islamic services

Deloitte and Noor Telecom in collaboration with DIEDC produce first-ever effort in holistically defining, studying and assessing the global Digital Islamic Economy.

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Godiva to satisfy the Arab sweet tooth, double its UAE and Saudi presence

| 05/06/2015 | Reply
Godiva to satisfy the Arab sweet tooth, double its UAE and Saudi presence

Godiva Chocolatier plans to double its locations in the UAE and Saudi Arabia in the next six to 12 months as part of a global expansion plan.

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Ethical Eating: The Plants (and Animals) Are Watching Us

| 04/06/2015 | Reply
Ethical Eating: The Plants (and Animals) Are Watching Us

There’s also a whole other realm to consider: the plant kingdom. Are plants just so dim-witted that vegetarians are off the ethical hook?

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Opinion: The New Religion: How the emphasis on ‘clean eating’ has created a moral hierarchy for food

| 04/06/2015 | Reply
Opinion: The New Religion: How the emphasis on ‘clean eating’ has created a moral hierarchy for food

The rise in food movements has coincided with a decline of religion in society, with many people seeking familiar values such as purity, ethics, goodness.

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Japan: Halal Chef’s training course for Japanese cuisine

| 29/05/2015 | Reply
Japan: Halal Chef’s training course for Japanese cuisine

Japan is heating up its motive to welcome Muslim tourists and to double the number of visitors by 2020 is the aim of the ministry.

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Opinion: Islamic lifestyle – The story has just begun

| 19/05/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Islamic lifestyle – The story has just begun

Shariah products and services are an integral part of global economy and are poised to grow with the rise in population.

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UAE: IFDC and Leading Fashion Institute, Esmod Announce Collaboration in iFash™

| 13/05/2015 | Reply
UAE: IFDC and Leading Fashion Institute, Esmod Announce Collaboration in iFash™

Esmod Dubai is proud to propose a new programme for iFash™ enthusiasts called, iFash™ Design – from creation to production.

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Founder claims new Makkah store ‘is not a sex shop’

| 26/04/2015 | Reply
Founder claims new Makkah store ‘is not a sex shop’

The founder of a brand of body products, perfumes and candles has denied his new store in Makkah will be a “halal sex shop”.

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America’s newest sitcom family happens to be Muslim

| 22/04/2015 | Reply
America’s newest sitcom family happens to be Muslim

Deliberately avoiding the TV network, Mandvi instead decided to premiere Halal in the Family on the web, where he felt “so much great content is being created now”.

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Opinion: Zilzar – Consumerism with Integrity

| 19/04/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Zilzar – Consumerism with Integrity

Youth lead the emerging Muslim consumerism as they identify with faith-based spiritual values and, concurrently, want the “secular” benefits.

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Opinion: The Next 1.7 Billion Consumers; Selling To The Muslim World

| 18/04/2015 | Reply
Opinion: The Next 1.7 Billion Consumers; Selling To The Muslim World

You have a strategy for China, India, and perhaps even Africa. But what’s next ? What’s the next big consumer play?

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