Candle sales in the U.S. are estimated at roughly $2.3 billion. So it’s not a
bad business to be in. Travel and lifestyle expert Teri Johnson found
this out when she founded the Harlem Candle Company in September 2014.
Last month’s wine tasting event at a Whole Foods Market location in NYC
that featured chocolates and wines from South Africa, Brazil and Ghana
reinforced for Selena Cuffe, founder of Heritage Link Brands, that her
company’s work on popularizing wine and other luxury goods from these
regions is exactly what she should be doing at the moment. Here, we caught up with Cuffe to talk more about HLB.
Author, Activist and Conscious Commerce Expert Maggie Anderson announces her latest venture MAGGIE's LIST, a website for consumers who want to buy from Black-owned
businesses. Recently, TNJ.com caught up with Broderick Byers, CEO of iSwop Networks, and Managing Partner of MAGGIESLIST.com, to discuss the directory.
Many times the best entrepreneurial ideas come out of personal
experiences. And in the case of Koereyelle DuBose, her light bulb went
off after a romance that didn’t go as planned. Since then, she launched The Single Wives Club as well as the ReadyToWERK organization, targeting female would-be entrepreneurs.