TITLE

Auto Industry Leader Mel Farr Makes Big Investment In Urban Market

PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
Jet;01/25/99, Vol. 95 Issue 8, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles business leader Mel Farr. His belief in the economic potential of the black community; His creation of the largest chain of black-owned automobile dealerships in the United States; Various business projects in which he is involved.
ACCESSION #
1454256

 

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