Latin lessons

Chanil, Debra; Longo, Don
October 2005
Progressive Grocer;10/15/2005, Vol. 84 Issue 15, p32
Trade Publication
This article highlights the Hispanic Retail 360 Conference & Product Showcase in Dallas, Texas on September 26 and 27, 2005. At 13.7 percent of the total U.S. population, Hispanics comprise the nation's largest minority. The purchasing power of this group has jumped by about 50 percent in less than five years, growing at a much faster rate than other ethnic populations. In 2004, Hispanics had $686 billion in spending power, and that number is estimated to grow to $992 billion by 2009.


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