The intrepid Christopher Logan over at Logan’s Warning has brought a new web site to our attention: AmericanMuslimConsumer.com.
On October 30th, there will be an American Muslim Consumer Conference which is described as:
the only platform for industry professionals to examine this potent market sector, and explore its rich potential.It effectively raises awareness of the Muslim consumer, their buying power so that the market can gain some visibility and presence in mainstream media, the advertising industry and in-turn influence companies in developing products for Muslims.
So far, so good, right? Seems fairly harmless, no…Well, it gets worse. Turns out, this is yet another attempt to facilitate the introduction of Shariah into the U.S. through commerce:
It is clear that this market is growing and maturing. The consumer preferences of the world’s nearly 1.5 billion Muslims are faith-based, and largely non-negotiable, and the concept of Shariah-compliance as a marketing strategy has started to take root in the global and national marketplaces.
To top it all off, big U.S. ad agencies, such as Ogilvy & Mather have bought into this concept and big retailers, like Best Buy, are on board as well.
Shariah Finance Watch readers may wish to take these activities into account when making your own buying decisions.
Read more at Logan’s Warning blog…