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Economic Outlook - Women-Owned Businesses

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Episode #817 - Women-Owned Businesses

Over 11 million firms are owned by women, employing more than 13 million people and generating over $2 trillion in sales revenues. Women-owned firms now account for approximately 40% of all privately held firms. nearly 1 in every 5 firms with revenue of $1 million or more are women owned businesses. Between 1997 and 2012, the number of businesses in the united states increased by 37%, the number of women owned businesses during the same time period grew 54%, one-and-a-half times the national average. women owned businesses are estimated to have a 75% success ratio compared to 52% of men owned businesses.

Original Airdate: February 15, 2013

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    Women-Owned Businesses
    Martha Smith, Karen Barnett, Kelly Huffman, Yully Ortega More Information
    Women-Owned Businesses Photo

    In This Segment


    1. Martha Smith
    2. Karen Barnett
    3. Kelly Huffman
    4. Yully Ortega