In this post, we explain in simple terms the various provisions of the Health-Care Reform Law that were at issue in the Supreme Court’s decision. We focus on the individual mandate and the Medicaid expansion provisions.
In 2011, the South had the largest number of women-owned small businesses (37.4%) while the Northeast had the smallest percent 17.7%. Businesses in the West had the highest revenue, $2.3 million.
A 2011 random sample of 1,143 small businesses (with 10 to 100 workers) owned by white women showed their average revenue was $1.9 million. Between 1982 — 2007, women businesses increased from 3 to 8 million.
The 17 page Gazelle Index Report on Minority, Women and Small Business Outlook for 2012 is now available. The report analyzes the economy and the outlook for minority and women businesses.
A summary of key indicators shows that the economy is still getting weaker, despite the hope that the current slowdown would be temporary. Data on unemployment claims and retail sales are disappointing.
By using diverse suppliers, corporations express their commitment to support minority-owned businesses, promote minority employment and enhance the state of the general economy.
Minority business must adjust to global competitive pressures by building greater scale and capacity and by becoming professionally managed enterprises. Supply chain operations have changed .
The largest number of Asian owned businesses is located in the West. That region accounted for 46.5% of Asian enterprises. Businesses in transportation and related travel services had 39 employees.
This is Part 1 of a two-part article on Asian-owned small businesses in America. It examines the industry distribution and annual sales of Asian businesses in 201; 27.4% of Asian businesses are in food services.
A summary of the 2012 outlook for small businesses owned by minority, women and non-minority CEOs is provided below. The results are based on the Gazelle Index national random survey of CEOs.