Category: Editorial

Islam means business: Meet the new generation of Muslim entrepreneurs

| 27/04/2016 | Reply
Islam means business: Meet the new generation of Muslim entrepreneurs

From halal ready meals to dating and Ramadan apps, the UK has seen a host of innovative businesses serving the Islamic community.

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Opinion: Halal make-up gaining ground in cosmetics industry

| 17/04/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Halal make-up gaining ground in cosmetics industry

The industry worth around US$20 billion in 2014 is expected to double by 2019, when it will represent 6 per cent of the global cosmetics market.

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Malaysia’s Halal exports expected to grow 19% to RM50bil this year

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia’s Halal exports expected to grow 19% to RM50bil this year

Mida identified new Halal growth clusters like pharmaceutical, cosmetic and personal care products, medical devices, and logistics to be further promoted and developed.

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Opinion: Volume sales of red meat in the UK suffer decline

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Volume sales of red meat in the UK suffer decline

Muslim community are excluded as the roasting cuts promoted are not what the Muslim independent butchers would recommend to their Muslim customers.

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Opinion: A starter’s guide to Islamic entertainment

| 29/03/2016 | 1 Reply
Opinion: A starter’s guide to Islamic entertainment

Islamic-oriented and family-friendly entertainment? Nine examples of what you need started to keep up with the scene.

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Malaysia: Seize the halal opportunity

| 29/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Seize the halal opportunity

Only 20% of global demand for halal product is met at the moment, and Malaysia — a leader in this segment — must capitalise fully on its expertise.

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UK: Over 3,000 Halal butcher shops ignored during National Butchers’ Week 2016

| 18/03/2016 | 3 Replies
UK: Over 3,000 Halal butcher shops ignored during National Butchers’ Week 2016

Over 3,000 independent Halal butchers’ shops have been ignored due to their religious’ beliefs. National Butchers’ Week 2016 – 14th to 20th March.

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Halal Pharmaceuticals Market to Witness Strong Growth in the Next Decade

| 10/03/2016 | Reply
Halal Pharmaceuticals Market to Witness Strong Growth in the Next Decade

Pharmaceuticals account for the second-largest revenue share in the global Halal market, next only to Halal food.

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UAE: Stimulating global output with Islamic Economy

| 25/02/2016 | Reply
UAE: Stimulating global output with Islamic Economy

As with all sectors of the Islamic economy, halal production complements other sectors and any growth in this sector triggers a resulting growth in Islamic economy.

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Opinion: Ramadan Rush – Top Tips for retail chains to reach a unique market

| 24/02/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Ramadan Rush – Top Tips for retail chains to reach a unique market

In 2015 alone, the UK’s leading supermarkets saw a boost of £100m in sales over the holy month of Ramadan. It will be beginning at the end of the first week of June 2016, plan now!

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Opinion: Taking the Halal industry forward

| 19/02/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Taking the Halal industry forward

THE deputy prime minister’s recent disclosure that Malaysia is losing its halal edge may come as a shock to Malaysians who still think that the country is one of the leaders.

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New E-Commerce Sites Specialize in Halal Products for Muslims

| 17/02/2016 | Reply
New E-Commerce Sites Specialize in Halal Products for Muslims

New e-commerce firms are jostling to capitalize on the growing numbers of middle class Muslims who are now spending more than $100 billion a year shopping online.

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Opinion: Global Halal Market Growing Bigger

| 13/02/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Global Halal Market Growing Bigger

The halal economy — encompassing everything from banking and finance to food and beauty products — is on the rise.

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Opinion: Standards for Halal-certified food across the world

| 03/02/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Standards for Halal-certified food across the world

By Mohamed Jinna, FnBNews.com These days, with the advent of food technology, food processing has become complex. Hence, consumers have a wider choice of processed food which creates a situation where consumers are exposed to a variety of food that may contain prohibited (haram) ingredients with E-codes, but will be unable to understand the critical […]

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Opinion: Malaysia cosmetics brands’ huge potential

| 03/11/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Malaysia cosmetics brands’ huge potential

Many mainstream cosmetics brands in the cosmetics industry, such as Estee Lauder and L’Oreal, play important roles in expanding the cosmetics business.

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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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Opinion: Global Islamic economy can bring welcome revitalisation

| 05/10/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Global Islamic economy can bring welcome revitalisation

The Islamic economy stands in stark contrast to global economy with an increasingly viable elixir for stimulating global economic growth and success in the 21st century.

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How the hijab-and H&M-are reshaping mainstream British culture

| 28/09/2015 | Reply
How the hijab-and H&M-are reshaping mainstream British culture

Muslim women in hijabs are becoming increasingly visible in the public domain, whether appearing in EastEnders, Android ads, or The Great British Bake Off.

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New report on start-up ecosystems in MENA

| 28/09/2015 | Reply
New report on start-up ecosystems in MENA

New report by WAMDA looks at some of the main trends in the start-up ecosystems in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon & UAE,
while highlighting some of the most prominent obstacles that need to be overcome.

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Opinion: Muslim travel industry projected to grow to $200 billion by 2020

| 21/09/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Muslim travel industry projected to grow to $200 billion by 2020

This population segment offers one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, driven by products and services that are in line with Islamic beliefs.

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