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  • Madeline Haydon

    8 AAPI-Owned Consumer Brands to Know and Support

    There’s nothing that can be said about the escalation of hate crimes against the Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander communities in recent weeks — except that it’s unacceptable. According to an analysis from the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at CSU San Bernardino, reports of anti-Asian hate crimes have increased nearly […]

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    5 Women-Owned Pet Companies Shaping the Industry

    There are a lot of incredible ‘Female Forces‘ across the dynamic consumer brand universe. One of the more notable consumer sectors, particularly in the past year, has been pet care. Not only has the job market for the category expanded in opportunities during the pandemic, but it’s also grown exponentially in terms of product sales […]

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    9 Black-Owned Alcohol Brands Creating Positive Change

    The alcohol industry has historically lacked diversity, especially when it comes to senior leadership and executive roles. But that doesn’t mean that progress can’t be made, nor does it imply it isn’t being made. The social justice events of the past year have helped further propel diversity and inclusion efforts within the space. From initiatives like Diversity […]

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    4 Ways Executives Can Improve Diversity Hiring

    From better morale to a better bottom line, Forbes Coaches Council reports that there are several major benefits for businesses that increase diversity and inclusion in their organization. Although this initiative is long overdue, organizations may still not always know where to find the resources they need to succeed. As the development of a more […]

  • Marisa Quintanilla

    Pursuing Your Passion with Wildland Organics’ Founder Marisa Quintanilla

    Did you know that a Biz2Credit study revealed the average yearly revenue of Latino-owned businesses in the U.S. increased from $258,702 in 2016-2017 to $327,189 in 2017-2018? And that more than 4.7 Hispanic-owned businesses — when combined — contribute to more than $700 billion to the U.S. economy annually? It only seems fitting then that […]

  • Gwen Jimmere

    Inspiration and Innovation with Naturalicious’ Founder and CEO Gwen Jimmere

    Necessity is the mother of invention, according to Plato. But we would argue it can also foster some serious motivation and creativity — as proven by Naturalicious Founder and CEO Gwen Jimmere. To call her a trailblazer would be a mild description. In addition to being the first African-American woman to own a patent for natural […]

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    8 Surprising Jobs in the Pet Industry

    In celebration of the recent launch of ForceBrands’ specialized pet hiring division, PetForce, we’re diving deeper into the industry to explore what employment opportunities look like inside the burgeoning sector. As we previously reported, the pet care industry has become a hot prospect for jobs — and some of these roles may surprise you. Mark […]

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    ‘Black Is Beautiful’ Beer Initiative Backed By Breweries At Home and Abroad

    Driven by recent events, the beer industry is answering the call to support equality and inclusion — and breweries stateside and across the world are getting involved. Black is Beautiful, a collaborative effort to raise awareness for the injustices people of color face on a daily basis, was created by Marcus Baskerville, Founder & Head […]

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    How the Pet Care Industry Has Become a Hot Prospect for Jobs

    According to a National Pet Owners Survey conducted by the American Pets Products Association (APPA), approximately 85 million families — 67 percent of U.S. households — own a pet, and that figure continues to increase in light of the current COVID-19 crisis. “The pandemic has impacted every aspect of life in our country, and the […]