Monday, November 03, 2014

Article of Interest: More Women Starting Businesses

According to American Express OPEN’s 2014 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, nearly 9.1 million women-owned businesses currently operate in the United States, generating over $1.4 trillion in revenues and employing nearly 7.9 million people.  Women are launching 1,200 new businesses a day.
The report also found that between 1997 and 2014, the number of women-owned businesses increased by 68 percent, 1½ times the national average rate of 47 percent.
Learn more:  Upward trend in women-owned small businesses

Screenshot courtesy: American Express OPEN Forum

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