I recently noticed my friend added the descriptor “Latina-owned small business” on her website and related accounts. She’s not Latina. Neither is anyone in her immediate family, her extended family, nor ancestrally. She’s a white woman. I am Latina, and my culture is very important to me. READ MORE AT SLATE
CVS Pharmacy is introducing its Hispanic-focused format to New Jersey and New York with 12 stores, including one on Long Island – in Central Islip, at 2 E. Suffolk Ave.
Called CVS Pharmacy y más, the stores have bilingual staff, signs in Spanish, and "more than 1,500 products from trusted Hispanic brands. READ MORE AT NEWSDAY
The West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation received a $100,000 grant from Bank of America to support its Transformando West Michigan initiative to launch the Latinx Business Restart Program.
The Hispanic chamber said the program is designed to provide local Hispanic businesses with assistance to restart and improve their businesses once the state deems it safe to do so over the next coming weeks and months through training and coaching. READ MORE AT GRAND RAPIDS BUSINESS JOURNAL
Arizona Hispanics’ buying power is expected to hit an all-time high at $57.3 billion by 2022. In the Phoenix region alone, about 310,000 Latinos plan to buy a vehicle over the next year. About 95,000 plan to purchase a home or condo.
These are just a few of the facts contained in the 2020 DATOS report, “The State of Arizona’s Hispanic Market,” which paints a telling portrait of Latinos’ growing economic power and influence in Arizona. READ MORE AT AZ BIG MEDIA