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Achievements of Black and Minority Businesses in Telecom Maybe 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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Business Diversity Metrics: Key to Optimizing Shareholder Value

For decades corporate sourcing officers have sought to measure the value proposition of supplier diversity – as distinct from its social contribution. One primary mission of the Gazelle Index (which is powered by...

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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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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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Youth Unemployment – Africa’s Number One Development Challenge

EuQuant’s CEO, Dr. Boston recently spoke at a leadership workshop that included senior political party members of six Southern African Nations. The May 2017 conference included members of incumbent and opposition...

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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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The Economic Echo of President Obama

Political pundits are too quick to attribute the current economic boom to Donald Trump. In truth, the seeds of current growth started in 2008 – when Barrack Obama gain control from George Bush. Exacxtly10 years...

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