National Women in Business Day!

By C.A. Lawton | September 22, 2021
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The C.A. Lawton Co. is proud to celebrate and recognize National Women in Business Day to all of our hardworking administration ladies! Here are a few statistics of how women are and will continue to be, driving forces in the business world.

  • More than 11.6 million firms are owned by women, employing nearly 9 million people, and generating $1.7 trillion in sales as of 2017. 
  • Women make up nearly half the labor force.
  • In the past 5 years alone, the number of women-owned businesses has grown 21%, while the total number of businesses increased by only 9%.
  • Women own 31% of small businesses or franchises in the US.
  • Today, there are more than 13 million women-owned businesses in America and counting.
  • Women in America start 1,817 businesses every day.
  • Women-owned businesses statistics show that 17% of black women are in the process of starting or running new businesses.


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