It Figures 9/01

The political parties of entrepreneurs, B2B transactions and more
This story first appeared in the September 2001 issue of Entrepreneur. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.
Comfort Factor
Small-business owners with $500,000 or more in assets are the least likely of any wealthy group to have liberal political views.

SOURCE: HNW Wealth Plus; Entrepreneur Media Inc.
The Buys Have It
Missed Opportunities:
Even companies that use the Internet for B2B purchases don't sell their B2B products online.
SOURCE: PricewaterhouseCoopers
of top executives say "grit" is a vital characteristic for success in business.
SOURCE: National Urban League and DYG Inc.

of the same execs consider an advanced degree important for success.
SOURCE: National Urban League and DYG

1 in 5
U.S. restaurant employees were born outside the United States.
SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau

1 in 10
Americans were born outside the United States.
SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau

of CIOs think personal use of the Internet and e-mail increases employee productivity

of entrepreneurs have service businesses
SOURCE: LIMRA International

8in 10
service businesses are stable or expanding
SOURCE: LIMRA International

1 in 4
American adults belong to four or more of the 140,000 associations in existence today.
SOURCE: American Society of Association Executives

of Web ad space goes unsold.
SOURCE: eMarketer

of banner ads get clicked.
SOURCE: eMarketer

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