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Once Struggling Black-Owned Doll Company Now Sells 9,000 "Queens" and "Princesses" a Month

by Black Business Blog on

Queens of Africa is Nigeria's first major line of fashion dolls created by local entrepreneur, Taofick Okoya. The company is so successful that they sell around 9,000 dolls each month. ... Read full article

Watching Their Clients Win! Global 1 Consulting, LLC

by Angie BEE on

Global 1 Consulting, LLC - Providing Business Management, IT Consulting and Grant-Writing Services! ... Read full article

The Highest Paid Comedians of 2015

by Ruu Hawkins - Rolling Out on

Did Kevin Hart make the cut?... Read full article

Black Business Directory Collaboration with the U.S. Black Chambers

by Angie Bee on

"We have seen companies receive as much as a 2,000% return from being listed on the USBC Directory. We connect new businesses to our affiliate chambers and partners across the country. We connect our businesses with consumers."... Read full article

Buying Black on Black Friday

by Millions Two One on

In 2014, many African Americans made a decision to Boycott Black Friday and sales were down 11%, which amounted a $6.5 billion loss for corporations. In 2015, many are again calling for a boycott of Black Friday and throughout the holidays!... Read full article

How I Made It: Jewelry Designer Crystal Streets Talks Mastering Your Craft

by Kay Hudson - MadamNoire on

When I started styling we didn’t have social media as a platform, so a part of me feels like we had to work so much harder to market our business and solicit clients. However, I do realize this is the world we live in now.... Read full article

New Startup Accelerator Addresses Needs of Minority and Women Entrepreneurs Who Have Limited Access

by Carolyn M. Brown, Black Enterprise on

Limited access to private equity and debt financing remain persistent factors which inhibit both the creation and growth of businesses within minority communities and among women.... Read full article

New Minimum Wage Is a Victory, But Challenges Remain

by Erick Johnson - Atlanta Daily World on

“It phases in over time to provide flexibility for employers to adjust and minimize any impact on their bottom line. At $13 an hour, no one will get rich. But that pay will help people pay their bills.” Preckwinkle said. ... Read full article

#BankBlack Boosts Local Business

by Della Gonclaves - WUSA on

A campaign born from the Black Lives Matter movement is changing the way African Americans save and invest their money.... Read full article

She's Happy Hair; From The Trunk of a Car to a Million Dollar Enterprise

by Angie BEE on

When Marcus Bowers graduated college with a degree in business, he knew that his company would not only revolutionize shopping options for African Americans, but he wanted his company to encourage entrepreneurship for youth. ... Read full article

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