The Friday Round Up (31 Jan): Chicken Cottage, more demand for halal, pensions, continuous commerce and more…
It’s our first Friday round up of the year and we have got lots of news!
The importance of continuous commerce and consistency of touchpoints is important when addressing Muslim consumers. As part of Ogilvy’s thought leadership on continuous commerce we discuss consistency, community and integrity for Muslim consumers.
Earlier this month, many Muslims around the world are celebrating the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad. The day is often called ‘mawlid’ or ‘mawlood’. Learn more about the celebration and what was happening.
In the media
This month the BBC looked at the business success of British Muslim fast food chain Chicken Cottage that sells halal food on the UK high street that appeals to both Muslim and mainstream consumers. Watch out for a sharp insight from our VP around 2:25
Cheat sheet: sharp insights from Muslim consumer markets
In Japan, All Nippon Airways signs deal with Brahims to offer in-flight halal catering
New international halal centre to open in Dubai with the aim to be the first international reference in the food industry worldwide
Facebook photo of beer can with false halal logo draws anger from Malaysia’s halal certification authority
Bangkok hotel wears halal credentials with pride as city’s tourist industry caters for ASEAN traveller changing needs
With over 100 abattoirs certified, halal is an increasingly important part of Australia’s meat processing industry
Australia’s First Guardian to launch Islamic pension
Noor Islamic Bank drops Islamic from name, to widen appeal and emphasise that Islamic “values and principles is our DNA”
Toronto Muslims help needy during mawlid, the celebration of the birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Jakarta Post editorial: More demand for halal