There was a time when tapping into the mainstream spelled success to any retailer in the marketplace. America was the great "melting pot" and assimilation was the pathway for generations of immigrants to achieve their dreams and blend into the vast landscape of middle-class success. Today, Hispanic, African-American and Asian-American consumers total nearly one-third of the U.S. population. U.S. Census Bureau statistics show that for the first time ever, millions of Americans checked off ...

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