International Women’s Day: Support Women Owned Business Products

Did you know that March 8th is International Women’s Day and March is Women’s History Month? In honor of In honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month Walmart is featuring 10,000 “women owned” items online and in store.  In store, they are highlighting 6 different items manufactured by women owned companies too. Walmart is going to source $20B from women owned companies by the year 2017 too! Awesome!

You can check out Walmart’s Women Owned online items and information here:  walmart.com/womenowned

Women Owned sold at Walmart

Items Manufactured by Women Owned Companies sold at Walmart

  • Milo’s Sweet Tea (Family business, all natural ingredients)
  • Budget Saver Popsicles
  • CLR Remover (chemicals safe for the environment)
  • Smart & Sexy Bra (CEO is mother of 7)
  • Carter’s Infant Shoes
  • Hefty Trashcan

Statistics about Women Owned Companies

  • A women-owned company is a company that is at least 51% owned by women and also ran by a woman!
  • 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
  • Creating awareness of these products can result in sales growth, increased consumer knowledge and loyalty
  • The majority of our 250 billion customers globally are women

About Colleen Padilla

Colleen Padilla, the founder and editor of ClassyMommy.com lives in the Philly suburbs and is a full time mom for her 2 children, Mackenzie (7) and Kyle (5). Colleen and the Classy Mommy website have been featured on Fox News, Good Morning America, The New York Times, Parenting Magazine, The New York Post, local Philadelphia ABC, CBS, and NBC programs. Colleen has appeared in a TV special about Alpha Moms on South Korea’s NBC affiliate SBS. She also co-authored The Digital Mom Handbook (HarperCollins).

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