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Hispanics are likely to account for 74 percent of the growth in the U.S. labor force through 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects.

Manufacturing and trade business inventories rose 0.4 percent in December, just shy of the consensus forecast, the U.S. Commerce Department said Tuesday. Economists had expected a 0.5 percent rise from the previous month.

Apple's iPhone and iPad assembly lines in China's Shenzhen region on Monday were opened to outside inspections in a bid by Apple to counter labor abuse allegations.

It just wouldn't be Valentine's Day without candy hearts bearing cute messages, would it? But did you know that Sweethearts, the Valentine's Day candy tradition, has been imploring loved ones to "Be Mine" for more than 100 years? Get the lowdown on Sweethearts Conversation Hearts.

Instagram, the newest social media craze - available for free in the mobile App Store - allows users to edit photos taken on their smartphone cameras using a variety of filters - from sepia tones to 1970s-inspired hues - which transform ordinary snapshots into professional-quality photos. Users can then share these pictures via Instagram, as well as through their Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Faded online social network Myspace said Monday it was getting a second wind due to the popularity of a freshly launched online music player.

He will be inaugurated as the 2013 chairman during the 2012 USHCC National Convention and Business Expl, which will be held in September in Los Angeles.

HispanTelligence Research
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For more than two decades, the annual Hispanic Business 500 directory has served as a barometer of the U.S. Hispanic economy. A purchase of the 2011 directory provides the top 500 Hispanic-owned companies list in Excel format including: CEO names and more...

Hispanics are now the largest ethnic minority in the United States and during the past decade, U.S. Hispanic purchasing power has rapidly increased. This report takes an in depth look at how today's Hispanic Economy is transitioning into an economic power in the U.S. Click here for the executive summary and table of contents!

The number of Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States is expected to grow 41.8 percent in the next six years to 4.3 million, with total revenues surging 39 percent to more than $539 billion, according to new estimates by HispanTelligence. Spurred by growing entrepreneurial trends and affluence among the nation's largest minority population, the increase is expected to come at a robust rate of 8.5 and 8.7 percent, respectfully, over the next couple years.

From the current issue of HispanicBusiness magazine...
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With deep roots in civil rights affirmative action legislation, "diversity" has evolved into the concept of smart business.

Five Hispanics -- three Republicans and two Democrats -- are campaigning for vacant seats for the U.S. Senate in New Mexico and Texas.

How will the latest chapter in the long-playing narrative of congressional intractability be resolved?

Hispanic magazines are leading the way in advertising revenues.

Social media accounts are no longer optional for small-business owners -- they are golden tickets to helping grow and brand a business.

           

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