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Target Market News has introduced Black Business Chicago, a new monthly which will spotlight news and features on Chicago's African-American businesses, corporate executives and local economic issues. The publication will also be supplemented by a Web site,, that will provide updated coverage of relevant business news on a daily and weekly basis between issues of the monthly print publication. Click for more

Buying Power report: Blacks spend as economy grows
New 16th edition shows $507 bil in spending

The finding comes from the 16th annual edition of "The Buying Power of Black America" report. In 2009, black households spent an estimated $507 billion in 27 product and services categories. ...

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New smartphone app created for syndicated Cafe Mocha radio show

(November 17, 201) The Cafe Mocha nationally syndicated radio show is expanding its unique niche of targeting women of color by debuting a one-of-a-kind mobile app that features behind the scene uncut content not included in the broadcast show.

Created by Kickanotch Mobile and designed by Creative Touch Media, users are able to access exclusive celebrity interviews, social commentary, music on-demand and inspirational messages anytime; all designed to extend the Cafe Mocha experience 24/7.

"Cafe Mocha is dedicated to delivering a fresh and empowering experience for our listeners that speaks directly and wholeheartedly to women of color," said Cafe Mocha creator and Executive Producer Sheila Eldridge. "Our goal is to have on-going communications with our listeners from the airwaves to mobile on the go! Thanks to Kickanotch Mobile for capturing the unique 'flavor' of the brand with engaging content and manageability."

The popular radio show is co-hosted by two-time Grammy-nominated hip-hop artist MC Lyte, actress/comedienne Loni Love (E! Entertainment's "Chelsea Lately") and broadcast veteran Angelique Perrin. Cafe Mocha To Go mobile is available anywhere in the world, providing on-demand listening and interactive content.

The Cafe Mocha app is available for downloading at Apple iTunes, BlackBerry and Android Market.

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