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Unemployment Rate Remains at 7.6%, Hispanic Unemployment Increases to 9.1%

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics June’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 7.6 percent. The rate is slight better than anticipated, market expectations were at 7.5 percent. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Latino Favorite Yahoo to Buy Tumblr in $1.1B Deal

Yahoo Board of Directors has just approved the acquisition of social media network Tumblr in a $1.1 Billion cash deal, according to the Wall Street Journal. continue reading »

$341 Million Expansion Planned for Mexico’s Coca-Cola Bottler

Mexico's Arca Continental, the second-largest Coca-Cola bottler in Latin America after Coca-Cola Femsa, announced that it plans to invest 4.2 billion pesos ($341 million) to drive t continue reading »

The Latino Coalition Partnering with U.S. Chamber of Commerce for 2013 Small Business Summit

Steve Forbes, Bob Woodward, Jim Koch and Linda Alvarado, Daymond John and Barbara Corcoran to provide insight into business success continue reading »

Ryanair Signs $15.6 Billion Deal with Boeing for 175 Airliners

Irish budget airline Ryanair Holdings said Tuesday it has signed an agreement with Boeing to purchase 175 737-800 airliners for around $15.6 billion (12 billion euros). continue reading »

Latino Coalition, Biz2Credit Launch Hispanic Online Platform for Small Business Financing

Biz2Credit, the #1 online credit resource for small businesses, and The Latino Coalition (www.thelatinocoalition.com) today announced a partnership in which Biz2Credit will be the go-to financing resource for th continue reading »

Spain’s Inditex Opened 121 Stores in China in Fiscal 2012

Inditex, owner of the Zara retail chain, said in a filing Wednesday with securities regulators that it opened 121 stores in China last year, making the Asian country its No. continue reading »

TBN Latino Affiliate Enlace Television Launches Innovative App for Mobile Viewing

Enlace, Trinity Broadcasting Network's Spanish-language affiliate network, has launched an exciting free mobile app giving users of iPhones, iPads, Androids, and other mobile devices 24-hour real-time access to Enlace Television, America's most popular Spanish-language Christian network, and EJ TV, the cutting-edge faith channel for Latino young people. continue reading »

Brazil and Russia Sign Deals to Increase Bilateral Trade

Brazil and Russia signed a series of agreements Wednesday aimed at increasing annual trade flows between two of the world's largest emerging economies from $5.9 billion to at least $10 billion in the coming years. continue reading »

Spain’s Foreign Minister in Japan Hoping to Improve Economic Growth

Spain is looking to Japan as an ally for achieving economic growth via the "creation of joint enterprises" in areas of common interest, Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo told Efe Wednesday. continue reading »

Puerto Rico Businesses Plan to Spend More on Social Media

Puerto Rico's businesses plan to spend up to 10 percent of their advertising budgets on social media this year, focusing on social-networking giants Facebook and Twitter, a new report said. continue reading »

Banco Santander’s Emilio Botin Says He’s Only Looking to Buy in Brazil, Not Sell

Banco Santander chairman Emilio Botin denied Tuesday that he is selling his company's assets in Brazil and said his bank is only interested in "buying" in the continue reading »

Adsmovil and RedMas Merger Creates Largest Mobile Ad Network in the Americas

The Cisneros Group of Companies today announced the creation of the largest mobile ad network serving the Americas by merging the mobile business of RedMas, Cisneros' digital media unit continue reading »

Prince Felipe: Now is the Time to Invest in Spain

Crown Prince Felipe told international investors on Tuesday that now is the "best time" to take advantage of business opportunities that are opening up in Spain as the Iberian nation adopts the necessary measures to resume growing economically. continue reading »

World’s Tech Spending Expected to Grow 4% in 2013

Worldwide expenditure on technological products will reach $1.1 trillion this year, 4 percent more than in 2012, thanks to the demand for tablet computers and smartphones, according to a report from the U.S. Consumer Electronics Association. continue reading »

“IPHONE” Launched in Brazil, Manufacturer Says He Owns Name

The Brazilian electronics manufacturer IGB Eletronica on Tuesday launched a line of smartphones it is calling the "IPHONE," claiming that it owns the intellectual property rights to that name in this country. continue reading »

Univision Rebrands TeleFutura as UniMas to Attract Younger Latinos

Univision announced Monday the rebranding of its TeleFutura channel as UniMas, with content including series, sports and movies in Spanish targeting the younger generation of Latinos. continue reading »

Caucus of Hispanic State Legislators Get Behind Initiatives to Promote Financial Literacy

The National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators announced they passed a resolution by Representative Juan Candelaria of Connecticut that supports expanded financial literacy continue reading »

Dominican Business Woman Uses Body Art to Advertise for Her Clients

Dominican-born Margarita Dominguez has transformed her body and those of a score of young people who work for her company into advertising billboards with the help of body painting and artist Fernello. continue reading »

Latina Businesswoman Understands the Importance of Social Media in the Workplace

Mexican-born entrepreneur Lucia Tovar-Matthews seeks to use the growing importance of social networks to create new connections for the Hispanic community. continue reading »