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Atlanta and Georgia great for businesswomen

12:32 PM, Oct 8, 2012   |    comments
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ATLANTA -- The Peach State ranks seventh for the most women-owned businesses, according to the State of Women-Owned Businesses Report commissioned by American Express OPEN.

Georgia has an estimated 283,400 women-owned firms that employ 230,500 workers and have roughly $41.5 billion in revenue.

Georgia's growth in women-owned firms from 1997 and 2012 was the best in the nation at 95%.

Atlanta ranked No. 7 of the major metros, with 179,000 women-owned firms that employ 146,700 people and generate $29.9 billion in revenue.

Click here for the full report from the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

The Atlanta Business Chronicle

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