Robert L. Johnson is an American success story by any measure. Born in Mississippi and raised in Middle America, Johnson made a name for himself in the nation's capitol and ascended to the heights of big city capitalism on his own terms.
But what does it take to achieve a long lasting piece and a line that stands the test of time? A connection with the consumer and quality material. Two very basic fundamentals I believe Brett Johnson Co has mastered.
It has been nearly seven years since the death of Ebony magazine founder John H. Johnson and nearly three decades since I sat in his exquisitely paneled office as he quizzed me on the rudiments of operating a successful business as well as the inner secrets of wealth creation.