Holy month of Ramadan is a big boon for retailers - Article Photos 2/12

In this Tuesday, July 14, 2014 photo, fashion designer Tamara Al Gabbani looks at one of her designs in the Jalabiya collection at the Be You boutique in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Ramadan, Islam’s holiest month, is a boon for retailers in the Middle East, South Asia and beyond. And while some Muslims welcome it as a positive sign, others see it as commercialization of a sacred time of year, threatening to subvert its very nature. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)