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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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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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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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