ELEVATE Black Inc. hosted by Fifth Third Bank
Black Enterprise interviews innovative entrepreneurs and business leaders who share their unique journeys as well as how to pivot, perform and profit in today’s environment and beyond in Black Enterprise’s exciting, new podcast series.
How Two Entrepreneurs Made Hot Sam’s A Detroit Icon Episode 1
Celebrating its 100th anniversary, Detroit retailer Hot Sam’s was started in 1921 by Sam Freedman and operated by the founder’s family for generations. By 1994, it became black owned when employees Tony Stovall and Cliff Green became its owners. The two discuss how they met a series of business challenges, maintained their partnership and transformed Hot Sam’s into an African American institution.