It's Women's History Month and Woman-Owned Is Coming to Your Walmart!

Did you know?
  • Women-owned businesses contribute over $1.3 trillion dollars to the US economy 
  • Women are responsible for over 80 percent of the consumer decisions globally
  • The majority of Walmart's 250 billion customers globally are women
As many of you know, I have a full-time business as a blogger and a consultant.  I handle social media for several companies, and I run all of it with the help of my husband -- while homeschooling and caring for my kids.  And it's no easy task.  I know how difficult it is to start a business from nothing and keep it running for years.

So, it always pleases me to see big companies aligning with the goals of women like me who have dreams to do something to support themselves and their families -- especially when those women create something that can change the world!

Walmart launched their global Women's Economic Empowerment initiative 3 years ago, with the goal to make lives better for all women -- everywhere.  One way they do that is by committing to buy $20B worth of merchandise from women-owned companies over the next couple of years.  And while they have a ways to go to make that happen, they are starting strong by featuring 6 different products manufactured by women-owned businesses!

They are:

These are just 6 of over 10,000 items available online and instore to choose from!  You can shop for *women-owned products easily by checking out their storefront and looking for the special badge (shown below).

*(So, what makes a women-owned company?  A company must be at least 51% owned by women and ran by women.) 

As a participant in the Walmart Moms Program, I've received compensation for my time and efforts in creating this post. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  Links to shopping sites may be referral links.