Minority Business

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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New Census Data on Minority-Owned Businesses

For four decades, if someone wanted to know the state of minority-owned businesses they had to rely on the 5-year Census Bureau Report. Starting in the early 1970’s the Bureau produced the Survey of Minority-Owned...

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Achievements of Black and Minority Businesses in Telecom May Be Threatened

Minority business owners (with the exception of Asians) continue to experience disparities in the general marketplace. This is especially true for Black entrepreneurs; their revenue growth was flat over the last five...

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Fed Raises Interest Rate: Meaning for Small and Minority Businesses

Despite the relatively slow-growing economy over the last quarter (1.9%), the Federal Reserve is betting that the low level of unemployment (4.3%) and economic expansion which has lasted for nine years will continue...

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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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Crain’s New York Business Magazine Covers GazelleIndex Research

Crain’s New York Business Magazine reports on the research that GazelleIndex (Euquant) staff conducted for the construction industry in New York City. Minority hiring goals out of reach, construction industry...

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Improving New York City’s Minority and Women Owned Business Program

  Read our latest press release on the work that we completed for the city of New York that examined the capacity of M/WBE firms. Capacity is the amount of work a firm can perform in a specific period of time. The...

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Global Uncertainty: the New Normal for Minority Businesses

A new global environment has emerged, one which reflects fundamental changes in the US and growing challenges in Europe, the Korean Peninsula and the Middle East. The world must adjust to the economic and political...

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For Minority Business Owners, It’s Time for Self-Reliance

The message coming out of Washington is as clear as it could be. If minorities wish to build successful businesses and stable communities, they must create strategies focused more on self-reliance. The federal...

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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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