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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Broadcasting introduces mobile apps for KPRS-FM and KPRT-AM
(April 6, 2011) Carter Broadcast Group, the nation's oldest African
American owned and operated radio station, announced today, new mobile
applications created by PRONTO! mobile, a leading mobile marketing IT
provider. The mobile applications will allow listeners to listen live
from anywhere in the world from their mobile device. Some of the key
features allow listeners to interact 24 hours a day.
"We couldn't be more excited and pleased to bring our stations mobile as
an additional benefit to listeners as well as helping our advertisers
reach those listeners in a whole new way. PRONTO! mobile makes the
process seamless from end-to-end when you take your brand mobile. Their
unique PRONTO! Platform Manager 2.0 makes it foolproof to manage our
banner ads, text, mobile apps, and reports, quickly, easily, and all in
one place," Cristina Shell said, Interactive Director of Carter
The application is free to download and available for the iPhone,
Android and BlackBerry.
"We are very excited to have such an amazing partnership with an iconic
brand such as Carter Broadcast Group. We look forward to working with
them even more to offer the best mobile apps and advertising on the
market. We focus on mobile being a way to monetize the investments of
clients while launching their mobile efforts. I prefer to not ask them
for a check every month. I like it when I bring them one (and they do
too)," Andy Lynn, founder and CEO of PRONTO! mobile said.
Key unique mobile application features include:
Jamz Now -- get all the latest contest and events happening now
Jamz Connect -- interact with your favorite DJ's, request a song, and
share with social media friends
Hot Clock -- wake up to your favorite radio station with pre-set alarm
QR Code Scanner -- Scan QR codes anywhere and join scavenger hunts with
the built-in scanner
Deal of the Day -- receive deeply discounted offers and coupons to your
Mobile Text Club -- Text KPRS to 89686 for great discount offers and
Carter Broadcast Group, based in Kansas City, MO, is the oldest African
American owned and operated radio station in the United States. The
group operates two radio stations, KPRS (Hot 103 Jamz) and KPRT (Gospel
1590, The Gospel Source). In 2010, Carter Broadcast Group celebrated its
60th year of existence and continues to lead the market with technology
integration into radio programming.
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...