Added Humphreys: "Minority buying power
is growing at a faster pace than the white consumer market for a number of reasons, such as demographics, increases in educational attainment and entrepreneurial activity.
As the two-tier economy continues to reach into all demographic segments, it is likely, according to the research firm's analysis, that the buying power
of affluent black households will continue to grow at a relatively rapid pace.
It is expected that African American buying power
will rise 8.
Although buying power
is increasing in the African American community, experts say consumers should not mistake that statistic for a sign that the community is becoming wealthier.
Keep in mind that there are obvious risks in comparing the gay community's buying power
with other population segments.
The Selig Center for Economic Growth at the University of Georgia tracks the buying power
of minorities, defined as personal income that is available, after taxes, for spending on goods and services (also known as disposable income).
Like a group buying power
, a PEO typically offers small firms the chance to access a broader range of health care benefits than would otherwise be accessible.
In effect," according to an article by Alan Pittman in the Eugene Weekly, "BPA is buying power
from Weyerhaeuser on the market for US$570 a megawatt and selling it back to them through EWEB for US$27 a megawatt.
Nobody has yet shown how there can be enough buying power
to produce gains.
LSNs contractually combine the buying power
of multi-industry, participating companies with similar purchasing requirements.
Despite their huge buying power
, many of America's inner city communities are "under-retailed," according to a new HUD study.
Nearly half the food processing industry is in favour of legislation to curb the buying power
of major supermarkets.