Category Archives: Muslim Market News

At Risk of Missing Out on the $3 Trillion Muslim Market During Peak Season Again?

“In 2018, the State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2018/19 reported that in 2017, the global Islamic economy reached $2.1 trillion and is expected to reach $3 trillion in 2023.” Yet today many mainstream businesses still have no formal plan of entering the Muslim market. In 2016, Tabish Hasan, Chief Executive of Muslim Ad […]

What the Ramadan Consumer Survey 2022 Says About Advertising to Muslims During the Holy Month

In February 2022 Muslim Ad Network concluded a survey dedicated to advertising to Muslim consumers during Ramadan.  The first of this two-part survey asked businesses about their strategies and tactics when it comes to advertising to Muslims during Ramadan. For the second part, we surveyed over 200 Muslim consumers. The aim was to understand Muslim […]

14 Experts Share an Insider Look at Opportunities for Muslim Niche Markets in 2022

In April 2021 we released an article titled “How Mainstream Brands Can Identify and Serve Muslim Niche Markets”. In it, we advise mainstream brands not to approach the Muslim consumer market as one big market where they can do mass marketing. The article goes on to highlight the approach brands need to take to identify […]

3 Online Advertising Trends and How to Reach Muslims in 2021

There is no denying the fact that advertising has never been the same since the COVID-19 crisis started. The tourism and leisure industries have been the hardest hit and have cut their online advertising budgets. Yet other sectors have thrived during the crisis, especially those in eCommerce with the future looking bright. Here’s a look […]

The $3 Trillion Reason Why Mainstream Brands Cannot Ignore The Muslim Consumer Market

The Global Halal Economy is Heading Towards $3 Trillion in 2023 In 2018, the State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2018/19  reported that in 2017, the global Islamic economy reached $2.1 trillion and is expected to reach $3 trillion in 2023. The same report for 2020/21 defines “Islamic economy” as follows: “Sectors comprising core […]

17 Tips for When You Reopen Business After the COVID-19 Lockdown

A while back we discussed 14 Tips When Shutting Down Your Business Due to the COVID-19 Crisis for a Quick Bounce Back. During the last few days, we have been witnessing some relaxation on restrictions in the Middle-East and Europe and hopefully, soon we will be able to say the same for North America. We […]

Evidence Shows that You Should Keep Advertising During a Recession

As promised, during this year’s Ramadan and throughout the COVID-19 pandemic we will be helping you with tips to come out of the crisis stronger. So, when I was doing research for this article, I came upon something fascinating. It’s a research paper by Kate Nichols of Elon University titled “Influence of Advertising During the […]

6 Things MAN is Doing During a COVID-19 Impacted Ramadan Which You Can Do Too

This Ramadan, in the midst of the pandemic, is unlike any other Ramadan. No, not in a doom and gloom way. It’s quite the opposite of that. It is a Ramadan of opportunity for us to accept the test from Allah and rise up to the occasion. Here are six things we are doing at […]

How to Market to Muslims for Ramadan 2020 During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ramadan 2020 is finally here! Are you ready? If you are a business owner or a marketer, you may already know that Ramadan not only brings the best out of the Muslims spiritually but also turns them into super-consumers. In fact, Ramadan is the third-biggest festival in the UK after Christmas and Easter. According to […]