Women in Business

Jul02, 2014

Walmart Promotes Women-Owned Businesses with New Label

According to a report from Bloomberg, retail giant Walmart will start selling products marked with a label that indicates a company is owned by a woman this September. The huge company is honoring a pledge made in 2011 that stated…
Jul02, 2014

Forbes Names Beyoncé World’s Most Powerful Celebrity

Unsurprisingly, the “Run the World” singer, Beyoncé, well, runs the world—the superstar has reached the number-one spot on Forbes Celebrity 100 list of the world’s most powerful celebrities. Beyoncé, fittingly known as Queen B, earned an estimated $115 million between June…
Jun27, 2014

Kerry Washington’s Scandal Looks For Sale at The Limited

Calling all Scandal fans! It looks like even us commoners can have a little taste of Olivia Pope’s wardrobe. Kerry Washington, who plays Olivia Pope on ABC’s hit political drama, Scandal has teamed up with the show’s costume designer, Lyn…
Jun26, 2014

She Started It: A Documentary About Young Female Founders

She Started It – a documentary co-directed by Insiyah Saeed and Nora Poggi – over the course of one year, details the journeys of four young women entrepreneurs who have recently created their own successful startup companies. The message behind…
Jun17, 2014

YouTube Star Michelle Phan Details Her Road to Success

Last week, YouTube’s #1 makeup tutorial guru, Michelle Phan detailed her steps toward success in Forbes Magazine. The YouTube star who joined the video-making website in July 2008, currently has over 6.5 million subscribers and over 900 million views. She…
Jun09, 2014

Meet the 16-Year-Old Entrepreneur who Sells Out of Saks Fifth Avenue

When most teenagers are 16 they’re worried about getting their license or if they’ll be asked to prom. Then again, Madison Robinson is not most 16-year-olds. Madison created Fish Flops, a creative brand of flip flops that incorporates cute sea…
Jun09, 2014

Juanita D. Duggan is New AAFA CEO

  Juanita D. Duggan has been named the American Apparel and Footwear Association’s (AAFA) chief executive officer. She replaces Kevin M. Burke, who left the organization after 13 years of service. The AAFA represents more than 1,000 famous name brands…
Jun06, 2014

Anna Wintour up Two Spots on Forbes Annual “100 Most Powerful Women’s List”

Anna Wintour, 64, has been bumped up two spots on Forbes’ 10th annual list of “100 Most Powerful Women", this past Wednesday, May 28. She now holds the place of #39, which can be largely attributed to her promotion to…
May23, 2014

British Designers Remember Louise Wilson

The unexpected loss of Professor Louise Wilson, OBE, this past weekend, at the mere age of 52, has devastated many of her former students. Her impact on these students, an impressive group of famous designers, is something that will not…
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