Antoine Wade, cousin of famous basketball star Dwyane Wade, has come up with a product idea whose time is well overdue.
He’s created a refillable deodorant that is not only eco-friendly but
fashionable. It’s called Switch Fresh, a brand of unisex deodorants that
allows you to refill the deodorant container when you’re finished with
the stick. To get the product up and running, Wade launched an IndieGoGo campaign to raise funds for the new venture.
Jacque Aye may be young, but she’s always had an entrepreneurial spirit.
While still a college student, Aye, then 21, was looking for a creative
way to make money, so she opened up her first online business, a vintage
boutique. Called “Shop Lioness,” the online boutique specializes in
vintage clothing--and it was a one-woman venture for Aye as she modeled,
photographed, listed and shipped products all on her own.
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.