Preview B.E. Business Report: The Luxury of Time In A Tough Economy

Tourneau Exec Larry Barkley, Entrepreneur of the Week Cake Man Raven, wealth-building expert Ryan Mack and relaxing executive getaways

Larry Barkley

This week on the Black Enterprise Business Report, hosted by Caroline V. Clarke, our Power Player is Larry Barkley, senior vice-president of the luxury retail watch brand Tourneau. Barkley provides insight into the challenges of selling high-end timepieces in today’s economy characterized by a challenging retail environment and tepid consumer spending.

In our Wealth for Life segment, Optimum Capital Management President Ryan Mack, author of Living in the Village: Build Your Financial Future and Strengthen Your Community (St. Martin’s Griffin; $15), offers time-tested tips to help you plan for retirement, with an emphasis on making it a priority today, not just someday. This week’s Entrepreneur of the Week profile is of celebrity baker Raven Dennis of Cake Man Raven, who shares his success recipe for creating one-of-a-kind cakes and a powerful personal brand. And in Executive Style, we introduce you to relaxing getaways for busy executives.

Black Enterprise Business Report is the award-winning weekly, half-hour program offering a mix of one-on-one Power Player interviews with top Black corporate executives, Wealth for Life discussions on personal finance, Entrepreneur of the Week profiles of successful small business owners, Quick Tips providing actionable advice from top business leaders, and Executive Style featuring the hottest lifestyle trends and luxury living for today’s consumer.

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