Bringing customers and businesses together is the job of the National Minority Supplier Development Council, a private non-profit group that includes 3,500 corporate members and more than 15,000 minority-owned businesses.
The National Hispanic Corporate Council (NHCC) will hold its Annual Member Meeting, titled Leadership and Winning Hispanic Initiatives: Crisis Management and Community Relations, at the Hyatt Regency, Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX, November 4-6, 2003.
Discount retail giant Wal-Mart is poised to bring is supermarkets to Southern California, sparking labor strikes and lockouts as unionized workers fear competition from non-unionized Wal-Mart stores. Columnist Steven Pearlstein was online to talk Wal-Mart as a symbol of the hyper-globalization of the economy.
Spanish Hollywood star Antonio Banderas, 43, will promote his country's olive oil as part of healthier eating campaign in the United States, press reports said Wednesday.
The New York mayor's office on Tuesday appointed a Latin Media and Entertainment Committee whose task it is to promote the city as ideal headquarters for Hispanic media and show business aconcerns.
While the Latino population has become the largest minority in the nation mostly because of immigration, a new study says that in the next 20 years that growth will come largely from the U.S.-born children of immigrants who came here before 2000.
In a country where half a dozen cable channels run in languages other than English, most businesses understand that they can't neglect marketing to minority groups. Exactly how to do that, however, is a big question.
Julia Garcia tells BusinessWeek how he overcame three disadvantages that many small, foreign businesses face as they try to penetrate the American market.
Hoping to unravel the creation of a Spanish-language media giant, a small New York-based Hispanic advocacy group is arguing that the newly enlarged company violates federal laws on media concentration.
According to the last available Census Bureau economic survey, there were 36,116 Hispanic-owned businesses in New Jersey in 1997, generating $5.1 billion in revenues.
From the current issue of
Hispanic Business Magazine...
Jamie Gutierrez Vela, president of Midwest Maintenance Co., presides over what is fast becoming one of the heartland's most notable Hispanic-owned firms.
As Hispanic leaders reach new levels of success and status, they dispel stereotypes and set the precedent for further progress.