Black Stats Frequently requested
data on African American consumers
Black Buying Power:
$836 Billion (2010)
Black U.S. Population:
Top Five Black Cities
- New York
Top Five Black Metros:
- New York-New Jersey
- Los Angeles
Top Five Expenditures:
- Housing $203.8 bil.
- Food $65.2 bil.
- Cars/Trucks $29.1 bil.
- Clothing $29.3 bil.
- Health Care $23.6 bil. ______________________
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hotel chain names Jon Munoz director of global diversity and inclusion
(July 15, 2011) Hilton Worldwide has announced the appointment of Jon
Munoz as senior director of global diversity and inclusion. In this
role, Munoz will play a key role in executing Hilton Worldwide's global
diversity and inclusion efforts focused on culture, talent, workplace
and marketplace strategies.
Munoz joins Hilton Worldwide from Sprint, where he served as senior
manager for inclusion and diversity. While there, Munoz managed external
strategic consumer and business relationships with key African American,
Asian, Hispanic, Women and GLBT non-profit organizations. Internally, he
oversaw the Office of Inclusion and Diversity, where he managed and
implemented six employee resource groups, including the development of
its officer development and mentoring programs.
In addition, he managed the diversity and inclusion training programs
and the CEO-led executive inclusion council. During his tenure, Sprint
received the President's award from the United States Hispanic Chamber
of Commerce. Prior to Sprint, Munoz served as vice president and
national Hispanic segment manager for Bank One (now JP Morgan Chase),
overseeing consumer and business marketing to the Hispanic community.
"Jon brings years of experience in diversity, corporate responsibility,
marketing and operations to Hilton Worldwide," said Michael C. Ford,
vice president of global diversity and inclusion. "He will be of great
value to us in furthering our mission to become the preeminent global
Munoz has served in a leadership position with numerous organizations
including the League of United Latin American Citizens Corporate
Alliance; the NAACP ACT-SO Advisory Council; the National Hispanic
Corporate Council Board of Directors; the United States Hispanic Chamber
of Commerce Senior Executive Corporate Advisory Board; and the United
States Pan-Asian American Chamber of Commerce Brain Trust. Munoz
received his bachelor's degree in communications and advertising at the
University of Texas at Austin. He will be based at Hilton Worldwide's
global headquarters in McLean, Va.
ORDER TODAY! New
"Buying Power" report: Black consumers spend as economy grows Details $507
expenditures African-American consumers are cautiously increasing their
spending in some key product categories, even as they continue to make
adjustments in a slowly growing economy. The finding comes from the 16th annual edition of "The Buying Power of Black America"
report published by Target Market News..
In 2009, black households spent an estimated $507 billion in 27 product
and services categories. That's an increase of 16.6% over the $435 billion
spent in 2008. African-Americans" total earned income for 2009 is
estimated at $836 billion...