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The Informant, Volume 4, Issue #89 -- Tuesday, September 21, 2004

GeoScape (2004)


Hispanic Purchasing Power Surges to $700 Billion

Hispanic Market Advertising to Exceed $3 Billion by 2005

2004 Hispanic Business 500

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Putting a Spark in Your Distributors

For small companies, increasing the number of customers as well as sales can be daunting due to budget constraints. Fortunately, there are less costly ways to achieve those goals: Distributors.

Small Loans And Big Returns

Wisconsin group spreading word on micro lending for women, minorities.

Access to Capital on HispanicBusiness.com

Follow the latest news and research in our new "Access to Capital" section on HispanicBusiness.com.

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Hispanic Democrats Criticize White House

Congressional Democrats in the Hispanic caucus are accusing the White House of neglecting Latinos.

HispanicAction.com Launches Initiative to Mobilize Hispanic Voters

HispanicAction.com, a new "527" organization, today launched a major push to increase the number of Hispanic voters in key battleground states including Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada and Florida.

Bush Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

President George W. Bush on Wednesday kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month by attending a flamenco performance at the White House, while Democrats charged that under his administration Latinos have had "little to celebrate."

Buenos Dias, Swing Voter

Unlike blacks, who are overwhelmingly Democratic, Latinos are a little more mysterious with their intentions at the polls. In a year in which politicians expect to live or die by the swing vote, Hispanic voters are like catnip to the presidential candidates.

Latina Business Owner Finds Way to Turn Trash Into Gold

Elia Lemke's immigrant parents opened a Mexican grocery store in Moline, Ill., because they wanted to secure a better future for themselves and their four children. Now, Lemke is taking what she inherited from her folks to another level.

Minority Business Opportunity Trade Fair in San Francisco Helps Make Links

Held in San Francisco, the fair was sponsored by the Northern California Supplier Development Council, a San Rafael organization that holds regular events that have helped small businesses land contracts with large companies. Other backers this year include the city and county of San Francisco and Intel.

New Magazine Targets Hispanic Readers

A new magazine aimed at the state's growing population of Hispanic residents debuted last weekend with a splash at Denver's celebration of Mexican Independence Day.

Financial Services Firm Refocuses to Deliver Pre-Paid Credit Cards for Latino Market

Direct Response Financial Services, Inc., an innovator of payment card systems, today announced that it has restructured its business operations to focus on and pursue a market opportunity to serve the needs of the un-banked and under-banked Latino population in the United States.

Clear Channel Radio Expands Spanish-Language Offerings

Expanded commitment builds on existing 18 stations already carrying Spanish-Language programming.

A New Symbol of Learning

The National Hispanic University, located in San Jose, Calif., on Friday dedicated the first new building on its East San Jose campus. National Hispanic University serves students of all ethnicities, though nearly 80 percent of undergraduates are Hispanic.

Hiring Slump Continues for Many in High-tech

Researchers at the University of Illinois in Chicago have confirmed what many high-tech workers have long suspected: The job market for technology workers remains bleak, years after the U.S. recession officially ended in late 2001.

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The Political Pipeline

While New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson won't become the first Hispanic vice-presidential candidate for a major party in 2004, by making the short list of VP potentials he leaves a footprint for other Hispanics to follow.

Closing the 'Gap'

Building momentum in an effort to break the investment barriers faced by the U.S. Hispanic economy, several high-level proposals are taking aim at carving new capital channels to companies.


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