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Women-owned businesses are on the rise, especially in New York.
SOURCE: “The American Express OPEN State of Women-Owned Businesses Report,” openforum.com/women
According to American Express OPEN, AmEx’s small-business credit card division, there are some 8.3 million female-owned businesses in the U.S., up 54 percent in the past 15 years. These firms generate nearly $1.3 trillion in revenues and employ 7.7 million people.