Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Texas Ag Comish Declares War On Border

By Melissa del Bosque Lately it seems that Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples would rather have the Texas Department of Agriculture become a wing of the U.S. Department of Defense than a Texas state agency. Not long ago, Staples commissioned an $80,000 “strategic military assessment” of the Texas border. The Ag Commissioner released the 182-page tome,

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Latinos Favor Raising Taxes On The Wealthy

Hispanics are largely in favor of the government raising taxes on the rich in order to reduce the budget deficit, according to the latest poll by Impremedia and Latino Decisions. Almost half of those surveyed, 46 percent,...

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

Atlanta Hawks Deal Would Compliment NBA’s Latino Outreach

So a lot of hype came up recently when news that a Latino was set to purchase the Atlanta Hawks NBA team. Alex Meruelo is the son of Cuban immigrants and now a businessman with investments in...

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

Beer Brands Increasingly Targeting Latinos

Big beer brands like Budweiser, Heineken and Crown are increasingly targeting Latinos in their marketing because, as Latinos grow in population, they comprise a higher percentage of the drinking population. The Wall Street Journal published an interesting story...

Monday, May 16th, 2011

25 Million Latinas Attract Attention Of Big Brands

There are 25 million Latinas in the U.S. and companies like Kmart have taken notice. In a new campaign called Latina Smart, Kmart recruited five Latina bloggers to write about everything from food to fashion to culture....

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Match Made In Heaven: Social Buying And Latinos

Groupon is a social buying company that has been growing by leaps and bounds over the past year and an interesting report this week makes the case that social buying will become especially lucrative for Latino customers.Groupon...

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Young Latinos Mean Big Money

Richie and Lucía Matthews wrote an interesting piece about the big money power of young Latinos in the U.S. Not only is the Latino market in the U.S. projected to grow to $1.3 trillion dollars by 2015...