Joe L. Dudley, Sr. handed away this week. Dudley was a Direct Promoting Affiliation Corridor of Fame member identified for his private mantra of “I’m, I can and I’ll.”
Dudley launched his direct promoting profession in 1957, when he invested $10 in Fuller Merchandise to grow to be a door-to-door salesman. Three years later, together with spouse Dr. Eunice M. Dudley, the 2 started manufacturing and promoting their very own line of shopper items below the Dudley Merchandise label.
Dudley Magnificence Corp, LLC distributed greater than 400 skilled and retail textured hair care and private care cosmetics on to cosmetologists, barbers and sweetness faculties throughout the US and internationally. Dudley Merchandise noticed important gross sales and the corporate was listed within the prime 50 in Black Enterprise Journal’s High 100 Black-Owned Companies. Dudley Hair Merchandise was even featured in Chris Rock’s documentary referred to as “Good Hair.”
Dudley acquired quite a few honors in his lifetime, together with the Maya Angelou Tribute to Achievement Award; Inc. Journal’s North Caroline Grasp Entrepreneur Award; President George Bush’s 467th Level of Mild Award; and election to The Horatio Alger Affiliation of Distinguished People.
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