Tag Archives: women

Best Women’s Retail Workplaces

Each year, Great Place to Work ranks the top 100 firms for women. With this in mind, we review its Best Women’s Retail Workplaces. As examples, these two posts show our prior coverage of gender.   More Senior Women Executives Emerging … Continue reading

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How Men and Women Use Technology While Shopping 

Euclid has just published the results of an important study: “Evolution of Retail: The Gender Gap — How Men and Women Use Technology While Shopping.” Click here to access the report [Note: A free sign-in is required.   As Euclid notes: … Continue reading

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Trends in Entrepreneurship by Women

As we have noted before, there are a number of resources available to help women entrepreneurs level the playing with their male counterparts. Nonetheless, as Mathilde Collin — co-founder and CEO of Frontapp, a collaborative E-mail app — observes for … Continue reading

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Online Resources for Women and Minority Business Owners

Although these observations by the National Women’s Business Council refer specifically to female business owners, they are equally applicable to minority business owners: “Like all entrepreneurs, women business owners face many challenges in making their entrepreneurship dreams a reality.  Some … Continue reading

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Manfluencer: Another New Term for the Retailing Dictionary

We have written about the important topic of the shopping behavior of men versus women several times before. See, for example, 1, 2, 3, 4.  Now, let’s add another post to our collection — because this is such a timely … Continue reading

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Moms and Mobile Shopping

According to a 2013 survey by Alliance Data,  the majority of U.S. moms said that they used a smartphone or tablet at least once a week during the shopping process — for research and/or buying. More than one-third of the respondents … Continue reading

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The Power of Women in the Marketplace

Although men have increased their retail shopping over the years, women remain the dominant purchasers in most situations. As recently reported by Nielsen: “Women have tremendous spending power in America today — and it’s growing. Market estimates about their total … Continue reading

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