Curation Policy

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Curate

To be in charge of selecting, arranging and presenting material for an art exhibition or museum [or Little Majlis’ marketplace]

Collins English Dictionary

Why

Why shop with Little Majlis?

Shopping with Little Majlis is a personal experience. You’re shopping directly from the small brands, artists and independent designer-makers, with the simplicity, safety and customer service of Little Majlis.

Our curation policy means that Little Majlis showcases the regions best creative brands and makes those hard to find and unique products easy to discover and to buy.

By shopping with Little Majlis, you’re supporting our local creative brands and the creative talent behind them.

Why sell with Little Majlis?

The marketplace at littlemajlis.com is a niche marketplace, focusing on creative brands.

Our curation policy enables you to position your brand in a marketplace amongst like-minded brands and your products amongst other original finds, rather than TVs, mobile phones and mass produced imports.

Your brand benefits from being part of a community and reaching customers with the infrastructure, support and protection that Little Majlis provides you.

Why does Little Majlis have a curation policy?

Our marketplace is a specialist marketplace for creative brands and this curation policy defines what we consider a creative brand to be.

It enables us to differentiate Little Majlis’ marketplace and guides the review of the sellers applications that we receive. Our curation policy ensures that the heart of the Little Majlis brand and core values of our community are carried through the marketplace and that our niche position in the market is maintained.

We curate the best in quality, design, ingenuity and craftsmanship.

The Policy

What do we look for?

Little Majlis’ uniqueness is our strength. We are looking for the extraordinary.

We define a creative brand by it’s uniqueness and we look for sellers with:

  • Unique and original products, in terms of design, innovation and production.
  • High quality, in terms of the product, packaging and product photography.
  • Brands that have a story to tell and products that help bring them to life.
  • Special services, including customisation, personalisation and extraordinary customer service.

Products should not be ordinary or replicate someone elses. Although products do not have to be sold exclusively on Little Majlis, products should not be from brands which are readily available in retail shops or online.

What production methods are acceptable?

Products can be workshop made, handmade or made using artisan techniques. They do not have to be made by you or your business but you must hold the agency or right to sell them in this region.

Sourcing your products from a supplier or using a specialist manufacturer to make your designs is acceptable, but their production must be socially and environmentally responsible and not be considered mass produced (a standard product which is manufactured in large quantities by an automated mechanical process).

Where are sellers located?

Provided that they are not mass produced, products from around the world can be sold on Little Majlis.

However, our current requirement is that all sellers at Little Majlis (and their stock) must be based in the GCC (United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Sultanate of Oman).

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