'Buying Power of Black America' report
breaks down billions in expenditures
consumers are responding to tighter economic condition by focusing more
of their spending on items and services that improve their homes and
lifestyle. That's one of the trends revealed in the 15th annual report,
"The Buying Power of Black America," published by Target Market News.
The report analyzes spending for black households in 2008 and finds that
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data on African American consumers
Black Buying Power:
$803 Billion (2008)
Black U.S. Population:
Top Five Black Cities
- New York
Top Five Black Metros:
- New York-New Jersey
- Los Angeles
Top Five Expenditures:
- Housing $166.3 bil.
- Food $65.3 bil.
- Cars/Trucks $31.5 bil.
- Clothing $26.9 bil.
- Health Care $23.9 bil.
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