Minority 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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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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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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Global Outlook and Minority Businesses

This is the first segment of a two-part article.  Developments in the global economy are examined in the first segment.  Part two describes how those developments are likely to affect minority business owners. The...

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