Category Archives: Urban Business

  • Rinkins Report: Don’t Retire in the Poor House

    Oct 23, 14 by RinkinsReport Leave a comment


    *This week marks the  eighth annual National Save for Retirement Week (NS4RW), (October 19th – 25th). The week provides a great opportunity to reflect on your personal retirement goals and determine whether you’re on target to reach them. According to an Ariel Investments retirement study, African-Americans are less likely to take advantage of employment-based retirement […]

  • Corday Productions Partners with Broadlit, Inc. for New TV Property

    Oct 22, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *Burbank, CA  – Corday Productions, a leader in daytime drama and producers of the iconic soap Days of our Lives, is partnering  with TruLOVE Network, which is owned by BroadLit, Inc., to develop exciting original television properties based on TruLOVE’s extensive library of romance stories. TruLOVE is a digital network with a new focus on global romance and programmed to capture the powerful female […]

  • L’Oreal USA Agreement Results In Carol’s Daughter Acquisition

    Oct 21, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment


    *Carol’s Daughter is now a part of L’Oreal USA. On Monday, L’Oreal USA announced it signed a definitive agreement to acquire the company, which is regarded as a premier American multi-cultural beauty brand that has a loyal consumer following while catering to a diverse, rapidly growing market. “Carol’s Daughter possesses an expertise in the multi-cultural […]

  • Will.i.am’s Puls, a Fashionable Cuff: Much More than a Watch (Video)

    Oct 17, 14 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment


    *Will.i.am has a deal with 7digital to produce Puls, a fashionable cuff, which is supposed to be something more than just a watch. He made himself clear at the Dreamforce ’14 convention about the device being “fashion-logy” — combining technology and fashion into one word. “First off this is not a watch, by any means,” […]

  • Steve Harvey Makes Dating ‘Delightful’ with Launch of New Website

    Oct 15, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *Steve Harvey is taking things a step further for those looking for love with the launch of Delightful.com. The dating website, which targets relationship-minded individuals is the result of Harvey’s partnership with IAC, the company behind Match.com, OkCupid and Tinder. The syndicated talk/radio show host previously worked with IAC as a spokesman for one of […]

  • Home Depot Exec. VP Marvin Ellison Named CEO and President of JC Penny

    Oct 13, 14 by EurPublisher 2 Comments


    *(Via Press Release : PLANO, Texas)  – The Board of Directors of J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) today announced the appointment of Marvin Ellison (pictured), currently executive vice president of stores at Home Depot, as President and CEO-Designee, effective November 1, 2014. Mr. Ellison will also join the Board of Directors. He will […]