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Is dropshipping on Amazon(or other similar) is halal?

assalamu aleikum. I stay in Malaysia. We have one website which is similar to Amazon. I want to do business based on dropshipping. My plan: To upload a product I want to sell. When order will come, I go to buy this product and then ship it to the customer. Many people...

Delivering Haram Food

The customer places an order from a restaurant through the business website or app. The business offer a delivery service for the customer as the restaurant does not deliver. The business charges for delivery. The business pays for the food when they pick it up for...

Arranging finance

Can you please advise on the following, I run a business selling cars, the business was started with money saved up, not with a loan. We arrange finance at the request of the customer, we do not provide the loan for the vehicle the finance company does, we don’t take...

Personal Indemnity Insurance Haram?

Asalaamualaykum I am currently working as an optician in the UK where we have to be covered with personal indemnity insurance by law, which gives us legal cover if we are sued by a customer. At the moment my employer covers this for me but I’m planning to change jobs...

Affiliate Marketing

Assalamu Alaykum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Baraktuh, I am planning to become an affiliate marketer for affiliate programs. I basically try to refer products (physical or digital) to people online and I receive a commission on it. Some digital products that I want to promote...

Online buisness, Halal or Haram?

Assalam o Alaikum I had questions regarding the boundaries laid out by Islam regarding online buisnesses. Even though their are various opinions out there, its always safe and the right thing to ask the people who prioritize Shariah before anything else whose...

Selling an item higher than the shops price

Assalamu alaykum Mufti,   The guy working for me sold an item that was for R10 , he sold it at R30 and took the R20 for himself , what is the ruling regarding this? Answer Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu, In principle, it is not permissible to...

Shoprite Isuzu Promotion

Question Please kindly advise on the current Shoprite isuzu competition. Is this gambling? The current Shoprite promotion works in the following way: A customer purchases three participating products worth K100. He then fills in a slip and drops the slip in an entry...