Hispanic/Latino Businesses

When compared to their male counter parts, Minority Women Businesses are relatively more successful than are White Women, Part II

Minority women business owners are relatively more successful than are white women, when both are compared to men of their respective groups. In a previous post, we suggested that business analysts need to give more...

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Black and Minority Women more likely to be Business Owners than White Women

It is past time for business analysts and researchers to give more specific attention to the entrepreneurial dynamics of minority women – rather than continuing to lump them into the category of all minorities....

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Trickle-down Growth is not enough for Blacks and Hispanic(6/23/14)

Following the devastating effects of the last recession slow job recovery, government macroeconomic policies have concentrated almost exclusively on growing the economy. However, to restore and rebuild the quality of...

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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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Black and Latino Government Contracting: The Advantages and Disadvantages

Blacks and Latinos own 7.1% and 8.3% of all small businesses but make up 15.3% and 10.8% respectively of federally registered contractors. Government contracts provide advantages for minorities, but they often hit a...

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2011 Profile of Hispanic/Latino Small Businesses by Industry

In 2011, Hispanic/Latino small businesses earned $5.8 million in annual revenue and had 22 workers. The largest Industry was construction, where revenue was $14.7 Million: based on the Gazelle Index national survey of...

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2012 Outlook for Hispanic/Latino Businesses

Hispanic/Latino CEOs do not plan to increase hiring in 2012. They are the only group where 20% of CEO will add jobs while 18% will cut jobs. Future hiring will be strongest in retail and virtually unchanged in...

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Hispanic/Latino Owned Businesses want Lower Taxes, Blacks want more Loans

Small businesses owners differ in what they want out of Presidential candidates. Hispanic businesses strongly prefer lower taxes, black businesses want more access to loans and credit. ...

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Hispanic Businesses are Hit Hardest by the Recession

The recession hurt employment in Hispanics/Latino-owned small businesses more than it did for any other race or ethnic group; 55% of Hispanic businesses cut their work force while 29% cut it by 50% or more....

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