James Whitner

Business of HYPE show

Summary: <p><a href="https://hypebeast.com/2018/12/james-whitner-interview-the-whitaker-group-business-of-hype-with-jeffstaple-episode-27">James Whitner</a> is the founder of The Whitaker Group, an East Coast retail empire that includes A Ma Maniere, Social Status, Prosper and A.P.B. On this show, James talks about getting shot and going to prison in Pittsburgh, finding his escape in fashion, the Tokyo effect, fighting the "hood dude" stigma, what's next for the brand, and so much more. </p> <p>As always, thank you for tuning into <a href="https://hypebeast.com/radio" target="_blank">HYPEBEAST Radio</a> and Business of HYPE. Please don't forget to rate, comment and subscribe to our other shows <a href="https://anchor.fm/miclineshow" target="_blank">MIC/LINE</a>, <a href="https://anchor.fm/anthropology" target="_blank">The Anthropology</a>, <a href="https://anchor.fm/thehypereport" target="_blank">The HYPE Report</a> and <a href="https://anchor.fm/hypetalks" target="_blank">HYPETALKS</a>.</p>