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Holiday Shopping: Black Buying Power Could Especially Boost Businesses Owned By HBCU Alumni

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The power of the consumer is probably never more visible than on Black Friday.
And for Black people, their collective spending power has probably never been more valuable than it is today. This means that now more than ever, the need for Black patronage at our businesses and establishments is crucial.
Historically Black colleges and universities have been incubators of young Black business minds for decades. And even though there have been significant social and economic barriers placed on Black business owners throughout history, HBCUs have still managed to produce countless successful...
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People Shopping for 'Meaning' Buy Cheaper Goods

People Shopping for 'Meaning' Buy Cheaper Goods

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People who prioritize “meaning” when they shop may unwittingly convince themselves to buy cheaper goods, services and experiences
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