Oxford Global Islamic Branding and Marketing Forum blog
DUBAI - Fares rushes through a crowded Moroccan market, past a man selling Persian rugs, a cat mewing for slivers of meat from a butcher, and a woman surveying mounds of …
Harvard Magazine writes:
ISLAMOPHOBIA is a problem in the United States, and anti-Americanism is a problem in the Arab world. Those conflicting realities were the idea behind a series of gifts by Saudi Arabia’s Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Abdul-aziz Alsaud …
UNDER: Op-eds • Arab Spring • Islam
By Shelina Janmohamed
Organic. Local. Halal? People are more conscious than ever about where their food comes from and Muslim consumers are no exception. In her latest column, Ogilvy Noor’s Shelina Janmohamed explains why brands should care.
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Shelina Janmohamed of Ogilvy Noor writes in the FT
It’s the beginning of 2012 and you’ve come into work determined to flex your marketing muscles and really make a splash for your brand by growing a new segment. Where should …
UNDER: Op-eds • Muslim Consumer
The news suspended forks on their way to mouths, and sent supermarkets rushing to pull goods from shelves. Last month, the website Débat Halal claimed it had evidence that a popular brand of halal-certified poultry sausages marketed in France by …
DOHA: After the Samsung Galaxy S smartphone, it’s now the Samsung Galaxy Tab which is also “fluent” in Arabic content offering applications on social media and access to Islamic websites. Click here for the full story: http://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/qatar/143811-samsung-galaxy-tab-becomes-fluent-in-arabic.html
UNDER: News • Technology
The Financial Times writes that Bloomberg launches on Monday 21st February an Islamic finance platform, sharpening the expansionist financial information company’s emerging markets strategy and providing a vote of confidence for a sharia-compliant market that has seen growth slow. Read …
UNDER: News • Islamic Finance
(Reuters) – Indonesian women are splashing out on treatments at spas aimed at meeting Islamic values, including paying for special headscarf styling, as affluence rises in the world’s most populous Muslim nation. Click here for the full story.
An article by By Martina Fuchs discusses the future Halal Cosmetics. Click here for the story.