Making a mint at Ramadan
Eastern Eye Staff
by NADEEM BADSHAH £200M MARKET IS ‘UK’S BIGGEST UNTAPPED BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY’ FROM luxury chocolate-covered dates to halal sweet hampers, more big brands are looking to cash in on the £200 million-plus Ramadan economy. Research has shown there has been a rise in spending on food and gifts among British Muslims during the holy month of fasting, which takes place from mid-May for around 30 days. It has led to more supermarkets and big brands entering the mix, with Morrisons selling a Ramadan countdown calendar, similar to an advent calendar, for children. MAC cosmetics, the Body Shop and Godiva chocolates are…
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