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Five Tips for Strengthening Customer Relationships

Five tips for strengthening customer relationships. Providing quality services and products are essential for any…

By Renita Burns


From Automotive Parts to Retail to Service

Carter Group finds innovative ways to boost dealership

In 2008, new car sales slumped dramatically and the National Automobile Dealers Association said that…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Senate Committee Seeks Ways to Stimulate Small Business

Women and Minority-Owned Businesses Share Their Economic Struggles and Solutions

Small and minority business owners are frustrated, and understandably so. Since the nation’s economy first…

By Joyce Jones

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Simmons ‘Grinds’ Into Social Media to increase celebrity content, visibility

Hip-hop impresario Russell Simmons is ramping up efforts to increase visibility of his latest venture…

By Renita Burns

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Making Their Mark in the Greeting Card Industry

Entrepreneurs give insights on etching a nitch

The greeting card industry is a multi-billion dollar business, but for entrepreneurs looking to establish…

By Arcynta Ali Childs

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Senate Votes to Postpone Digital TV Transition

Delay allows time for more consumer conversion efforts

The Senate voted late Monday to move the deadline for digital television transition to June…

By Renita Burns

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How to Close the Deal in a Sinking Economy

Ways to attract new clients, maximize your profitability

handshakeNearly everyone is cutting back on expenses these days. For small business owners, that…

By Margarette Burnette

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Parsons to Head Citigroup Board

Company hopes to rebound after series of losses

Citigroup Inc. said yesterday that board member Richard D. Parsons will be taking over as…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Businesses Honor King Legacy, Give Back

Companies take torch for service on MLK Day

“President-elect Barack Obama said it best. This election was not about him. It is about…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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In Global Economic Crisis, Africa Yields Great Returns

Africa is the last economic frontier according to Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. and former Nigerian…

By Renita Burns

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Black Designers Add Flair to New Car Models

Industry professional says its about talent, hard work

Earl Lucas is one of a handful of black car designers in the industry, but…

By Josee Valcourt


BEV’s the New Sheriff in Town

Fuel efficiency, eco factors trump horsepower at auto show

Shhh … Listen …What you can expect to hear inside the cabin of a BEV…

By Josee Valcourt


Advertising to Black Communities

Getting Corporate America to see our value

radio_one_logoHow will President-elect Barack Obama’s ascension to the highest office in the land impact the…

By Renita Burns

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Jackson: Economic Woes Mean ‘Double Trouble’ for Blacks

Wall Street Project examines financial crisis

With banks, businesses, and homeowners hanging by a thread from last year’s credit crisis, the…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Friendpreneurs: How to Find Success, Preserve Relationships

Shared vision, understanding can lead to good partnerships

Going into business with a friend can be a risky endeavor. “There is a risk…

By Ann Brown

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African American Auto Suppliers Face Rough Road Ahead

Detroit show opens with sights on industry comeback

Detroit automakers rolled out a fleet of fuel-efficient and electric vehicles at the 2009 North…

By Josee Valcourt


Adaption, Adjustment Prime Focus at Retailers Convention

Trade association offers tools to inspire, motivate

More than a dozen retailers including Circuit City, Sharper Image, and Linens ’N Things filed…

By Marcia Wade Talbert


Get In Or Get Left Behind

Five best industries to get venture financing

Black Enterprise, to borrow an old, yet fitting adage, followed the money trail. With the…

By Kingsley Kanu Jr.

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Stork Vision Delivers New Opportunities

A career sonographer labors to open an ultrasound franchise

Oftentimes advances in technology will spawn new franchise concepts. In the case of Stork Vision,…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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What Does Diversity Mean for Employees?

Few companies have a clear definition of what diversity means

Despite the claims by many companies that diversity is a priority, few companies have a…

By Renita Burns

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“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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