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Should you launch Hispanic-targeted products?

Keep in mind 4 things prior to launching a line solely for Latinos as the strategy to grow your brand’s Hispanic market share. The recent buzz about the success of Hispanic malls and J.Lo’s Viva Movil Hispanic-targeted cell phone shopping experience, or Mintel data showing

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Jeans: What’s “Hispanic” About Them? – Part II

Product fit is another way to appeal to ethnic shoppers beyond language. Recently, I wrote about Hispanic initiatives needing to go beyond the translation of marketing messages and how a retailer might adapt its merchandising for jeans to appeal to

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Jeans: What’s “Hispanic” About Them? – Part I

Go beyond language to increase sales among ethnic shoppers. Many executives assume that the need for a Hispanic marketing program stems from a language barrier. Since US Hispanic growth is mostly due to births, they conclude, investments in Hispanic marketing

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C-Town: Food Store of the Future?

Learn how C-Town profitably meets the needs of diverse shopper segments. C-Town Supermarkets are part of Krasdale Foods, a grocery wholesaler that supplies over 7,000 Krasdale-branded, private-label, regional, ethnic and specialty food items to food retailers. Its stores are primarily

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