Arizona’s Hispanics spend more than $43 billion on goods and services each year, according to this year’s DATOS: The State of Arizona’s Hispanic Market report published by the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The final report is scheduled for release at a breakfast conference at the Phoenix Convention Center on Sept. 24.
Meanwhile, here’s a little glimpse of what the Hispanic market has been doing in Arizona: 62 percent of Hispanic business owners in Arizona said they planned on expanding their business during the next few years. A higher percentage of U.S. Hispanics than non-Hispanic Whites (69 percent vs. 67 percent) entered college in 2013. READ MORE