Businesses owned by women are the fastest growing segment of small business owners in the country. Between 1997 and 2004, the estimated growth rate in the number of women-owned businesses was nearly twice that of all businesses.
Women are diversifying into all industries, too. Construction, manufacturing and transportation have been the largest recent increases in women-owned firms, although services and retail still make the largest share.
This article contains information about how women deal with the challenges they face while running a business.
Source: Marjorie Geiser, EzineArticles.com
Last revision on December 09, 2008