Business & Finance

Mall for Africa Sells U.S. Cars to Customers in Nigeria

By Stacy M. Brown,NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Mall for Africa, an award-winning patented e-commerce platform, announced that it will add cars from the United States the long list of items that it sells. The company said it will sell American made cars to its customers in Nigeria, effective immediately, with plans to expand to 16…

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Natalie Madeira Cofield Named 2018 Advocate of the Year by Minority Business Development Agency

The Minority Business Development Agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce has named Natalie Madeira Cofield, entrepreneur, philanthropist and economic activist as the recipient of the 2018 Advocate of the Year Award. The agency’s Advocate of the Year Award is presented to an individual or organization that has demonstrated significant accomplishment in advocating minority business…

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SC State Business Students Win First Place at National Black MBA Competition

SC State University students in the School of Business won a $15,000 first place prize, claiming victory over several other distinguished colleges and universities in the 2018 National Black MBA Association’s Undergraduate Case Competition, which convened Sept. 26-28 in Detroit, Michigan. The SC State team won third place at the competition in 2016 and second…

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Black Professionals to Mix and Mingle Around Downtown Charleston During the Entrepreneurs Who Eat Restaurant Crawl

By Damion Smalls Amongst various other professional ventures, Kimberly Bowman helms Exquisite Enterprises, which is hosting its latest Entrepreneurs Who Eat event Monday, October 29. The intrepid 2010 Burke High valedictorian created the networking series to give business professionals and owners the opportunity to take time away from the everyday grind for some much needed…

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Krystal Klear Productions Announces North Charleston October Events

Krystal Klear Productions presents The Entrepreneurial Kickback (TEK): The Business Brunch Edition on Friday, October 19, 2018 from 7:00-10:00 p.m. at Lightroom Studios (2070 Northbrook Blvd., Suite A5, North Charleston, SC 29406). Attendees will receive refreshment, networking opportunities, business information from other business owners, and relaxation. The overall purpose of this event is for entrepreneurs…

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UAW Leader on Civil Rights and Black Labor

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Much is known about many aspects of the history of the civil rights movement in America. However, the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America provided one of the least often heralded but most essential roles in the movement’s success. Better known as…

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Veteran-owned Essential Medical Supplies, LLC Keeps Wallets and Wellness in Mind

By Damion Smalls Essential Medical Supplies, LLC (EMS) was established in September 2017 by Samuel Brown CW3, U.S. Army veteran and information technology entrepreneur. The Mississippi native who now calls the Lowcountry home has found another way to serve the public with morality and goodwill: providing durable medical equipment options for those suffering from diabetes.…

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