Preview B.E. Business Report: General Mills’ Billion-Dollar Man

Plus, dealing with debt, the hair-raising business of Indiqué and fine customized footwear

Catch Powerplayer Anton Vincent, president of General Mills’ Baking division, this weekend on Black Enterprise Business Report

This weekend on an all-new Black Enterprise Business Report, host Caroline V. Clarke goes one-on-one with Anton Vincent, the president of General Mills’ baking division.  This Powerplayer successfully oversees a portfolio of renowned household brands including Betty Crocker, Bisquick and Gold Medal flour. His leadership is a recipe for success that has helped generate more than $1 billion in retail sales.

A well-managed start-up can be successful even under the toughest of circumstances. Just ask our Entrepreneur of the Week, Erika Dotson, Co-Founder and Creative Director of Indiqué. Launched in 2006 with $1 million in start-up capital, this lifestyle brand, specializing in hair imported directly from India, not only weathered the recession but thrived in its midst.  With a client list that boasts Lady Gaga, Ciara and La La Anthony, Indiqué has been built by staying on top of the trends, using aggressive marketing tactics, and by always looking toward the future.

This week in Wealth for Life, attorney Clover M. Barrett breaks-down the biggest mistakes to avoid when dealing with debt. Plus, Executive Style correspondent Sonia Alleyne looks at the latest trends in fine customized footwear.

Catch Black Enterprise Business Report on TV One every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. EST, on the NBC-DT Nonstop Network, and on local stations nationwide March 3rd & 4th. Visit www.blackenterprise.com/bebr for local station and times.

ACROSS THE WEB