In this season where consumerism causes many in the West to spend beyond their means, USA Today has an article on how products and services catering specifically to Muslims are on the rise.

Although it is a welcome trend to have things such as Islamic mortgage for buying homes or Halal food for the table, it seems that a few products do promote consumerism to Muslims.

For example, Fulla, an Islamic Barbie, and Mecca Cola, a soft drink.

Mentioned in the article are Lariba as well as the Dow Jones Islamic Fund.

We have mentioned consumerism before in our articles on wealth as a responsibility in Islam, and in our Loans / Financing article. 

Read the full article titled Move Over, Barbie, by Souheila Al-Jadda