Black Stats Frequently requested
data on African American consumers
Black Buying Power:
$836 Billion (2010)
Black U.S. Population:
Top Five Black Cities
- New York
Top Five Black Metros:
- New York-New Jersey
- Los Angeles
Top Five Expenditures:
- Housing $203.8 bil.
- Food $65.2 bil.
- Cars/Trucks $29.1 bil.
- Clothing $29.3 bil.
- Health Care $23.6 bil. ______________________
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Marquis Miller named Vice President by Minority Supplier Development
(January 4, 2011) Marquis D. Miller has been named vice president of
field operations for the National Minority Supplier Development Council,
Inc. (NMSDC), one of the nation's leading corporate membership
organizations, effective Monday, January 3, 2011. Mr. Miller will work
with the NMSDC president to maximize organizational performance among
the Council's 37 affiliates. He will work collaboratively with the
affiliates to help align resources, plans, strategies and actions with
NMSDC's mission, and enhance the services provided to NMSDC-certified
Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American businesses.
"Mr. Miller brings more than 20 years of experience in strategic
business development, field operations and organizational management to
our senior staff," said NMSDC President Joset B. Wright. "I am pleased
to welcome an executive of his caliber to this important role and I look
forward to working with him to strengthen the NMSDC network."
Most recently, Mr. Miller was head of The Business Mosaic, a consulting
practice focused on organizational management in the non-profit,
consumer/retail and business services sectors. Previously, Mr. Miller
was vice president of business development for SBLI USA Mutual Life
Insurance and S. USA Life, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SBLI USA Mutual
Life Insurance Company in Chicago's Loop.
He has also served as interim vice president of institutional
advancement at Chicago State University (CSU), executive director of the
CSU Foundation, vice president of external affairs for the Chicago Urban
League and vice president of the Corporate Scholars Program of the
United Negro College Fund (UNCF). Prior to that role, Mr. Miller was
vice president of field operations for the UNCF's Midwest Office in
Mr. Miller has a bachelor's degree in social and behavioral sciences
from The Ohio State University.
Providing a direct link between corporate America and Asian, Black,
Hispanic and Native American-owned businesses is the primary objective
of the National Minority Supplier Development Council, one of the
country's leading business membership organizations. It was chartered
in 1972 to provide increased procurement and business opportunities for
minority businesses of all sizes.
The NMSDC Network includes a national office in New York and 37 Regional
Councils across the country. There are 3,500 corporate members
throughout the network, including America's top publicly-owned,
privately-owned and foreign-owned companies as well as universities,
hospitals and other buying institutions. The Regional Councils certify
and match more than 16,000 minority-owned businesses with member
corporations that want to purchase their goods and services.
JUST RELEASED New
'Buying Power' report: Black consumers spend as economy grows Details $507
1, 2010) African-American consumers are cautiously increasing their
spending in some key product categories, even as they continue to make
adjustments in a slowly growing economy. The finding comes from the soon
to be issued 16th annual edition of "The Buying Power of Black America"
In 2009, black households spent an estimated $507 billion in 27 product
and services categories. That's an increase of 16.6% over the $435 billion
spent in 2008. African-Americans' total earned income for 2009 is
estimated at $836 billion...