Black Business

Minority Firm Employment Growth – -A Cup Half Full

Imagine walking in and airport as fast as you can to get to your departure gate. As you walk you happen to be shoulder to shoulder with someone using the horizontal escalator that you are not using. It seems no matter...

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For Black-owned Firms, Government Contracting Matters

Historically, Black-owned businesses have been more dependent upon local, state and federal procurement than have businesses of other groups. However, government contractors have experienced a bumpy ride over the last...

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Black Firms Lag in Capacity Growth

Over the last quarter century, the number of Black-owned businesses has grown at a record pace – nearly four times the rate of white-owned businesses. During the last decade, the gap in revenue and employment...

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Black Firms Lag in Capacity Growth

Over the last quarter century, the number of Black-owned businesses has grown at a record pace – nearly four times the rate of white-owned businesses. During the last decade, the gap in revenue and employment...

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The Rising Economy Tide is Lifting all Boats, Except Black Businesses

Most key economic indicators are positive. Although the Labor Department’s January Jobs Report did not show stellar job growth during the month of December, the economy nevertheless produced 156,000 new jobs and wages...

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Euquant CEO on Black Business Ownership in the Wall Street Journal

Recently our CEO, Dr. Thomas Boston, was quoted on Black Business Ownership in a recent article by the Wall Street Journal. The article discusses the current state and of Black Business ownership and its performance...

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Black Businesses fell behind during Recession and Recovery (7/14/15)

The economy is performing well, but the rewards of growth are not evenly spread. As a result, attention is shifting from concern over whether enough jobs are being created to the widening gap between the winners and...

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Black and Latino Businesses can Help Close the Racial Employment Gap

Black unemployment is 14.1% and Latino unemployment is 10.7%. One way the government can help reduce unemployment among blacks and Latinos is by promoting business development among the groups....

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Black, Latino and Asian-Owned Small Business Capacity

To build greater capacity firms must reach reach Stage III growth. Only 14% of the non-minority-owned firms have done so, 12% of Asians, 11% of Latinos and just 6% of black businesses....

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Latino, Black and Asian Firm Capacity & Mentor Protégé Programs

Two major challenges that are facing minority businesses are building greater capacity and improving management efficiency. Corporate mentor protege programs can assist in this regard....

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