A Black Beauty Supply Owner Spills The Tea On The Industry

Recently we began a series on the quest of Black entrepreneurs to take back the beauty supply industry. Roughly 70 percent of retail stores are controlled by Korean Americans. More importantly, they essentially control distribution of hair and haircare products. Even when Black entrepreneurs buy or open stores, they can be (and often are) put […]

We Lost The Beauty Supply Industry, Now Black Entrepreneurs Are Taking It Back

Generations of Korean Americans went to college, thanks to Black women. Korean Americans control roughly 70 percent of the beauty supply stores in the country but their children have little interest in taking over those stores. They aspire to careers they deem better than owning a beauty supply store. The education, career options and privilege […]