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  • The Friday Round Up: racy soap operas, halal cosmetics regulation, India Islamic finance enthusiasm, and self-expression for Arab women

    13, July, 2012

    Did you know that in Islamic tradition, Friday is considered a day of Eid? That means that it is a day of celebration for Muslims.  So, in the festive spirit, here are plenty of exciting insights and trends in the …

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  • Our thoughts on the 3rd Annual Asia Islamic Banking Conference

    13, July, 2012

    Earlier this week, we attended the 3rd Annual Asia Islamic Banking Conference in Kuala Lumpur. Ogilvy Noor’s president John Goodman talked to the delegates about the challenges currently facing the Islamic banking and finance industry. “We are still at the …

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  • The Friday Round Up: Islamic banking, New Zealand halal, British Muslims, hijabistas and halal Turkish holidays

    6, July, 2012

    Welcome to this week’s news and insights from Ogilvy Noor.  Did you know that at the moment we are in the Islamic calendar month called ‘Sha’ban’, which precedes Ramadan, when it is mandatory to fast. Muslims believe that it is …

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  • Ogilvy Noor to speak at 3rd Annual Asia Islamic Banking Conference

    6, July, 2012

    Next week, we will be in full force at the 3rd Annual Asia Islamic Banking Conference in Kuala Lumpur. We will be speaking on both days of the conference which runs 10 – 11 July, and we’ll also be chairing …

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  • The Friday Round Up: Ramadan commercial clutter, halal diplomas, and the value of the halal mark

    29, June, 2012

    It’s Friday and time for Ogilvy Noor’s weekly round up of the most crucial insights from the world of Muslim consumers In depth As Ramadan draws ever nearer, it’s time for a new AdCritique looking at communications aimed at Muslim …

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  • The Friday Round Up: effective Ramadan campaigns, halal standards bodies, the ethics of Islamic finance, and Thai halal exports grow…

    22, June, 2012

    This week the Muslim world is entering the final countdown to Ramadan with less than a month to go. We’re spending time looking at Ramadan’s impact on communications as well as consumer habits around the Muslim world. In depth Let’s …

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  • The Friday Round Up: Ramadan branding, halal hospitals, ethical business, moving from me to we

    15, June, 2012

    Friday is known as the day of ‘Jumu’ah’, meaning the day of gathering together, as people come to pray at the mosque, and visit each other. Our gathering is of a different kind: bringing together the best of this week’s …

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  • How brands can make life easier in Ramadan: a friend that solves problems, not a devil that causes distractions

    15, June, 2012

    With Ramadan barely weeks away, due to start around July 20, Muslims are beginning to make plans and preparations for the month of fasting. And brands should be doing the same. It’s a month during which advertising spend typically increases, …

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  • The Friday Round Up (8 June): social responsibility, Islamic banking and beekeeping

    8, June, 2012

    London Muslims take up beekeeping at mosques to save dwindling bee populations and highlight honey’s benefits in Islam Muslim futurists bring technology and faith together: New smartphone app to help Muslims navigate in Mecca for the hajj Can Islamic banking …

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  • The Friday Round Up (1 June): shariah conscious consumers, Red Bull and the Taliban, and halal wine

    1, June, 2012

    Ogilvy Noor brings you this week’s Friday round up, with insights about Muslim consumers around the world, and details of the latest report from The Economist Intelligence Unit on demand growing among ‘Sharia-conscious’ consumers. In depth The Economist Intelligence Unit …

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  • The Economist Intelligence Unit reports on the Shariah conscious consumer

    29, May, 2012

    Earlier this month, the Economist Intelligence Unit published the report “The Sharia-conscious consumer”. Drawing their analysis from a combination of a global survey of executives, along with in-depth interviews with industry experts – Ogilvy Noor included – their finding was …

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  • The Friday Round Up (25 May): Halal-friendly Indian brands, shariah-compliance, huge Indonesian consumption and halal tourism

    25, May, 2012

    Did you know that in Islamic tradition, Friday is considered a day of Eid? That means that it is a day of celebration for Muslims.  So, in the festive spirit, here are plenty of exciting insights and trends in the …

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