Friday, December 16, 2011

Press Release


Contact: Natasha Boyd
Gravity PR  
BLACK ENTERPRISE Magazine Spotlights the Business of Entertainment  

Small Biz column features Brenda Braxton, Owner of BBRAXTON Exceptional Grooming For Exceptional Men. The Broadway Legend shares her journey to entrepreneurship and valuable lessons learned along the way.        

(New York, NY, December 15, 2011)  BLACK ENTERPRISE whose business mantra is “Wealth For Life”, spotlights the Business of Entertainment in the 2011 year-end issue. The Small Biz column, which provides expert advice for entrepreneurs features, Tony Award Nominated Broadway Actress Brenda Braxton, who is the proprietor of BBRAXTON Exceptional Grooming For Exceptional Men, an upscale grooming parlor located in Harlem. In the two page editorial, “One Step Back Two Steps Forward”, Ms. Braxton openly talks about the business challenges she faced, valuable lessons learned, and her strategy for success.

BLACK ENTERPRISE is the premier business, investing, and wealth-building resource for African Americans and is known for providing information to support business professionals from corporate executives to entrepreneurs like Brenda Braxton.  This article creates awareness about the challenges of juggling a busy career and running a business.  In 2006 when BBRAXTON initially opened, Brenda was starring in the Broadway revival of CHICAGO and she talks about how that impacted her business.  Ms. Braxton also talks about the process of reopening and discusses some of the changes she has made. The BLACK ENTERPRISE feature also provides a financial snapshot of BBRAXTON and offers information on the projected growth of the men’s grooming industry.

Since the reopening of BBRAXTON, Brenda Braxton and her team have been committed to growing the BBRAXTON brand and Brenda is thankful for the opportunity to share her story with BLACK ENTERPRISE. "BLACK ENTERPRISE has always been a supporter of BBRAXTON, and I appreciate their continued faith in me. Inclusion in the December issue with Alicia Keys on the cover is a great honor and a wonderful way to end the year!" says Braxton. With the holiday season finally here BBRAXTON has implemented several initiatives, which include Community Cuts Day every Tuesday and Wednesday, and the “Pamper Him For The Holidays” bus shelter ad campaign. Holiday gift cards are also on sale and can be purchased by visiting BBRAXTON or on-line at  2012 initiatives include the BBRAXTON Exceptional Groom Expo in February and the launch of the BBRAXTON exclusive membership packages.

About BBRAXTON Exceptional Grooming For Exceptional Men:
BBRAXTON originally opened in 2006 and quickly gained notoriety as Harlem's premiere luxury grooming parlor exclusively for men. BBRAXTON offers grooming services for the astute customer in a neighborhood which continues to evolve while maintaining its elegant charm. Offering a fusion of traditional grooming and spa services along with therapeutic treatments, BBRAXTON provides the ultimate pampering experience for exceptional gentlemen.  BBRAXTON has been featured in Black Enterprise as the Best Male Spa in the 2007 "Best of Everything" issue and was also featured on the Pix 11 Morning News. BBRAXTON has also received accolades from EBONY Magazine, World Bride Magazine, and The New York Times. Become a BBRAXTON FaceBook fan, for updates and grooming tips.

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