The Arab world unbound tapping into the power of 350 million consumers

"An expert's guide to exploring business opportunities in the burgeoning Arab marketplaceThis groundbreaking book reveals the myriad opportunities presented by the Arab World's market of 350 million consumers, who collectively wield the ninth-largest economy in the world. Based on the...

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Main Author: Mahajan, Vijay
Other Authors: Zehr, Dan
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: San Francisco, CA Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Imprint 2012
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500 |a Includes index. - Machine generated contents note: Foreword Preface Introduction Part I Discovering the Arab World Chapter 1 Drinking Red Bull in Dahiye The Arab market is vibrant and globally interconnected Arab consumers control more spending power than you think The shadow economy Shades of India and China Arab wealth beyond the crude oil Arab wealth beyond the abaya Household spending in the Arab World Consumer brands in both Israel and the Arab countries Chicken fights: Local competition in the Arab market The global emergence of Arab brands A worldwide hub: The Arab world is globally connected The Arab world is neither CNN's nor Al Jazeera's Chapter 2 The Diversity of the Arab World No harm in haram Not all the consumers in Arab countries are Arab The diversity of Arab consumers Segmenting the Arab consumer markets Embracing the diverse habits of Arab consumers The language differences The market dominance of Saudi Arabia and the GCC Think regional, . - act local Chapter 3 Islam Matters: How the Five Pillars of Islam impact consumers in the Arab World The difference between culture and religion Why shahada matters Why salah matters Why sawm matters Why zakat matters Why hajj and umrah matter Islam in the everyday Part II Tapping the well of Arab consumers Chapter 4 The shabab: tapping the Arab youth market The shabab demographic dividend The shabab crave the best brands, wherever they come from The shabab generation is molding the consumer market The shabab generation is changing the Arab workforce The shabab and education The shabab and marriage Chapter 5 Tapping the Arab Middle Class The rise of the middle class is changing the Arab consumer markets Identifying the Arab middle class Tapping into Arabia Two Tapping into Arab consumer power at all levels Urbanization, . - modern trade and Arabia Two Arabia Two and the balance between tradition and modernity Chapter 6 Tapping into the Arab women market Arab women have money to spend Educated women are reshap 
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520 |a "An expert's guide to exploring business opportunities in the burgeoning Arab marketplaceThis groundbreaking book reveals the myriad opportunities presented by the Arab World's market of 350 million consumers, who collectively wield the ninth-largest economy in the world. Based on the author's firsthand research, including hundreds of market visits and more than 600 interviews at companies doing business throughout the region, this book shows how globally interconnected and vibrant the Arab markets are. Through a rich blend of data and anecdotal observations, it chronicles how, by respecting the region's culture and religious norms, hundreds of local and multinational companies and entrepreneurs are creating successful businesses in this large and growing marketplace. Hundreds of interviews and illustrative examples peel away stereotypes about Arab consumers to reveal diverse, vibrant and entrepreneurial consumer markets Explains how multinational companies, such as Coca-Cola, Unilever, and Proctor & Gamble, and leading regional companies are working successfully in the Arab nations Shows how Arab entrepreneurs, both men and women, are shaping the regional and global marketplaces Vijay Mahajan, author of two previous award-winning books on emerging markets, is one of the world's most-cited researchers in the business and economics sector As the global marketplace continues to expand, this book offers anyone interested in investing in the Arab world an expert perspective on the boundless business opportunities"--