Men’s grooming products are a growing market worldwide. And in London,
one company is hoping to corner the UK market. Shear & Shine
Grooming products was founded by Aaron Wallace and Lina Gadi. Recently, they told TNJ.com why they wanted to expand into men’s grooming products.
Saidah Pearsall, founder of
Simply Saidah LLC, entered a SCORE (the nation's largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors) competition
recently and became one of 102 entrepreneurs to win the fourth annual
American Small Business Championship. Here, Pearsall talks to TNJ.com about her experience with SCORE and offers advice to other entrepreneurs.
For Peete’s Sake just might be the
best reality series on TV not only because it stars actress Holly Robinson Peete and her family, but because it also stars
Delores Robinson - Holly’s mom and former manager, and unbeknownst to some, longtime talent manager to actors LeVar Burton and Wesley Snipes, among others. Here, Robinson tells us about running her own entertainment agency.
Desiree Verdejo has always had a love of beauty goods, so much so this
Harlem-native quit practicing law after seven years to jump into
entrepreneurship. Here, she talks about her experience as a business owner.
Healthy scalp, healthy hair. As a dermatologist, Dr. Shari Hicks-Graham
has noticed that many scalp conditions lead to hair loss. So she has developed a hair care system for curly, textured hair called LivSo. LivSo's Moisturizing Shampoo, Moisturizing Conditioner, and Moisturizing
Lotion are available for purchase on Amazon and on LivSo’s website. Dr. Shari Hicks-Graham recently told TNJ the details behind the line.
According to 2016 stats, the nail industry grew to a record $7.47
billion; this include products and salons. All the more reason it was a
prime time for D.C.-based Kitiya Mischo King to relaunch her very own
nail polish line, Mischo Luxury Nail Lacquer.
For Penda Diakité, her fashion is her art. Diakité is a mixed-media
artist, designer, and filmmaker whose art is not only available for
sale, but is also on her fashion pieces. PendaWear is an urban/West
African ArtWear brand.
What is the common denominator in STEM and Animal Science? Dr. Turnera
Croom, founder and CEO of Vets In 3D, retired Army Veterinary Corps
Major, veterinarian and self-taught 3D printing expert, can answer
that. Croom is passionate about highlighting the different facets of her
field, so she’s launched a pilot program designed to introduce students to the STEM careers
involved with Veterinary medicine and 3D printing. Here, we speak with Croom about her work.
The luxury home goods market has been evolving lately and Harlem-based
entrepreneurs Valerie Wray and Joy Fennell were wise enough to tap into
it. Their joint venture, The 125 Collection, named after Harlem’s
legendary 125th Street, has become a celebrity favorite and a buzzed
about home décor line since its debut in November 2015. Here, these busy ladies talk to TNJ.com about their business experiences.
Fashion meets a social movement. This is one way to describe All Dem
Shades (ADS). Another is an entrepreneurial venture started by a young
business woman who wants to utilize her fashion talents while makes a
statement with cool, trendy clothing.