• COVID-19 and Advancing Asian American Recovery

    The experiences of Asian Americans in the United States have been marked by a basic contradiction.1 At 20 million strong—nearly 6 percent of the US population—they are a powerful economic force: nearly two million Asian American–owned small businesses generate $700 billion in annual GDP and employ around 3.5 million people.2 Asian Americans have been part of the country’s […]

    Date: Nov 03, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • The invisible struggle of the Asian American small-business owner

    Roy Kim knew back in December that something had changed. The operating manager of Dong Il Jang, the 41-year-old restaurant in Los Angeles’s Koreatown neighborhood and one of the city’s longest-running Korean restaurants, was noticing declining clientele, beginning with their Chinese regulars. The profits he’d expected the business to make during the Christmas rush never materialized, […]

    Date: Nov 03, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • ‘Overlooked’: Asian American Jobless Rate Surges But Few Take Notice

    The coronavirus pandemic is taking a heavy economic toll on Asian Americans. From Vietnamese nail salons to Cambodian donut shops, Asian-owned businesses have struggled. And Asian American workers have gone from having the lowest unemployment rate in the country to one of the highest. Jerry Raburn lost his job at a mortgage servicing company in […]

    Date: Oct 06, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian Americans Face Disproportionate Economic Insecurity Amid Pandemic, And Racism Plays A Role

    UCLA economist Paul Ong had heard about Asian American businesses dealing with discrimination and harrassment from customers since the early days of the pandemic. He’d watched President Donald Trump call COVID-19 the “China virus” and “kung flu.” “That affected people’s perspective. So what we started seeing is people harassing Asians….blaming them for the pandemic,” Ong […]

    Date: Aug 04, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Read about the Asian American screenplays that didn’t get produced

    The Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment and the Black List are listing the best unproduced scripts by and about Asian Americans. Tiffanie Hsu is one of 20 AAPI screenwriters spotlighted by the annual Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment List, which promotes some of the best unproduced scripts of the year. Hsu previously directed […]

    Date: Jun 23, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian Americans Lead In Internet-Based TV Use, Study Shows

    Asian Americans, more than any other group, are using digital devices and streaming services for their television viewing, according to a report made public Monday. The Nielsen company study said that Asian Americans are becoming key consumers and influencers in entertainment and gaming. And Asian Americans are proving to be more tech savvy as their […]

    Date: May 27, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • The Biggest Customer Brands Are Missing Out on the Asian American Consumer

    Win by emphasizing a lifestyle, not only an ethnicity Why brands shouldn’t write off the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) consumers.Getty Images A surprising number of brands write off the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) consumer as a 5.6% niche and not a worthy investment. It is true that certain obstacles exist from […]

    Date: May 27, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Unemployment claims from Asian Americans have spiked 6,900% in New York. Here’s why

    Ten days before New York issued a stay-at-home order, Truman Lam, 35, was already contemplating whether to close his restaurant Jing Fong, an icon in Manhattan’s Chinatown. It was Tuesday, March 10. During the peak lunch hour, he went upstairs to count how many customers he still had. Jing Fong’s dining room is massive; a […]

    Date: May 05, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Gold House’s Annual A100 List Celebrates Influential Asians

    The month of May marks Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) and every year Gold House releases a list of 100 Asian and Asian-American leaders to celebrate. In this edition of “Bloomberg Equality,” Gold House Chairman and co-founder Bing Chen discusses this year’s list and the importance of celebrating Asian achievements with Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu and […]

    Date: May 05, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0