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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promotes Howard Eisen to President of Network Sales
24, 2011) American Urban Radio Networks (AURN) is pleased to announce
the promotion of Howard Eisen to President of Network Sales. Mr. Eisen
will continue to be responsible for all advertising sales and marketing
Howard Eisen joined AURN in 2001 as Regional Director Marketing & Sales.
Eisen, a media industry veteran, has a considerable background in
management, sales and marketing. His vast broadcasting history began at
Westwood One Radio Network as an Account Executive. There he developed
national radio strategies and marketing plans for top level advertising
agencies with an emphasis on "New Business Development".
Howard later joined SFX Radio Network where he was National Account
Manager and was responsible for negotiating world premier syndicated
music programs in the rock, urban and country genre. Well respected in
the advertising community, Eisen has also held several major marketing
roles at various advertising agencies including Earl Palmer Brown,
Backer Spielvogel Bates and SSC&B/Lintas.
"I am simply formalizing what has been a fact over the past couple of
years." said Ronald Davenport Sr., Co-Chairman of American Urban Radio
Networks. Over the past three years, some of the worst in our country's
history, Howard has led our sales team and we have held our own, despite
the climate, which I believe is a tribute to his leadership. I believe
our best days are ahead of us and I believe he's the best person to take
us there" said Davenport.
About American Urban Radio Networks
AURN is the only African American owned network radio company in the
United States. It is the largest network reaching urban American, with
more that 25 million listeners each week. Through four programming
networks and one marketing division, American Urban Radio Networks
reaches more African Americans than any other medium in America and
produces more urban programming than all other broadcasting companies
American Urban Radio Networks broadcasts over 300 news, entertainment,
sports and information programming weekly to more that 450 radio
stations nationwide. It is the only Black broadcaster with a bureau in
the White House. AURN's SPM Urban Network specializes in the creation
and execution of national promotions and fully integrated marketing
programs. AURN has offices in New York, Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Chicago,
Detroit, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.
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...