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.
Husband-and-wife team of Tangela and Harold Cummings were busy building
their South Florida event production company, Design South Florida
(DSF). So imagine their surprise with Democratic vice-presidential
nominee Tim Kaine dropped by one day not too long ago.
Even though every business, brand and public person should have one, many
people are still confused by what a public relations person does. PR guru Rakia Reynolds’ gift is storytelling. And she tells
the stories of her clients in such an effective and unique way that the
world has taken note.
According to the Silicon Valley Bank's 2016 annual State of the Wine
Industry Report—an industry benchmark, sales of some domestic wines and
fine wines will increase by as much as 13 percent. This is good news for entrepreneur Marcus Johnson and his
businesses FLO Brands and FLO Wines in Chevy Chase, Maryland.