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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One names Urban League exec Eddie Harrell Columbus VP and GM
(April 4, 2011) Radio One, Inc. announced today that Eddie Harrell, Jr.
has been named Vice President and General Manager of its Columbus radio
Eddie Harrell, Jr. is a mission-oriented professional, whose career path
includes a unique blend of skills and experience in operations
management (non-profit and corporate environment) as well as leadership
experience driving revenue growth, productivity, and improved
bottom-line business results.
Mr. Harrell has held the position of President and CEO for the Columbus
Urban League for the past five years where he successfully led the
organization to positive business results after several consecutive
years of six figure operating deficits.
In 2000, Mr. Harrell was recognized as one of the outstanding "Forty
Under Forty" community leaders in Central Ohio by Business First. He
currently serves on several professional boards and community
organizations in the Ohio Area.
Jeffrey Wilson, Regional Vice President, stated, "Eddie is widely
recognized as one of Central Ohio's most successful business strategists
and community leaders. He embodies our creed that focuses on advancing
the goals of our partners, and is whole-heartedly committed to our
philosophy of 'Growing great people, who in turn, grow great people.' I
welcome his energy, talent, and leadership to Radio One."
"I am pleased to join the Radio One family at this time of tremendous
opportunity. Radio One is a leader in the Columbus market, and I look
forward to growing our market share and developing our awesome talent,"
said Eddie Harrell, Jr.
ORDER TODAY! New
"Buying Power" report: Black consumers spend as economy grows Details $507
expenditures 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 16th annual edition of "The Buying Power of Black America"
report published by Target Market News..
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...