Search the Archives of Target Market News


Get Target Market News alerts and stay connected to others in the marketing, media, research and public relations industries


The 17th Annual
Buying Power of
Black America

A dollar-by-dollar breakdown
of the Black Economy

The Leading
Advertisers In
Black Media

Published by
Target Market News

Click here to order a print or digital copy today!


Are you getting the latest industry news when it happens via e-mail


Click here for free daily delivery of the Target Market News Bulletin
You'll receive news of breaking stories, exclusives, updates and headlines on the latest developments in African American marketing and media

Actor Lance Gross promotes Magic Shave's effort to aid the Harvey Foundation

(June 28, 2013) SoftSheen-Carson Magic Shave, the premiere leader in African-American men's shaving and grooming products, and actor Lance Gross -- of Tyler Perry's latest big screen hit Temptation, and NBC's upcoming series Crisis --  team up for the "Magic Shave With A Purpose" campaign.

Beginning with the month of June, Lance Gross will abstain from shaving in order to raise awareness and support for the Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation. At the end of the campaign, Lance will Shave With A Purpose using the recently re-launched Magic Razorless Cream Shave to get back to his smooth look.

Throughout the Shave With A Purpose campaign, 5% from every purchase will be donated to the Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation. The Foundation is dedicated to ensuring that the needs of children are met through support of community-based organizations that foster excellence in the areas of health, education and social well-being within urban and ethnically diverse communities.

"I am extremely excited to continue the mission and help my community," says Lance Gross. During the campaign, Lance will share his journey on social media, growing out his beard and posting weekly pictures of his progress. Lance's friends and fans will be encouraged to join the movement and share photos growing out their beards for charity or an important cause. To join the conversation, go to Magic's Facebook page ( or Twitter using the hashtag #shavewithapurpose.

Go to Target Market News homepage

Cheerios not pulling spot featuring interracial family after racist comments online

NABOB targeting $750 mil in federal advertising dollars for Black owned radio, TV

Prudential study of African-Americans finds them optimistic about finances and future

Southwest Airlines VP honored with Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award

Michelle Thornhill promoted by Wells Fargo to SVP, Manager for Enterprise Diversity

Walton Isaacson named advertising agency of the year by Black Enterprise

Bounce TV to debut first original non-scripted series with Walmart as title sponsor

Glenda Gill, advocate for marketing and supplier diversity fairness, honored in Detroit

Black TV Ratings for Week of April 29 - May 5 'Scandal' is No.1 for second consecutive week, but CBS still most watched network

Toyota sponsors The ROOT's new Twitter tool tracking black trend topics

Click here for more recent news stories and our news archive


June Conference



228 S. Wabash Ave.
Chicago, Il 60604
Copyright (c) 2013 All rights reserved                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Supplier Services