- There are nearly 13 million women-owned businesses in the US
- ForDays, Beauty Creations, and Mettle Women Inc. use Easyship to reach their global customer base
- Easyship helps women entrepreneurs power their shipping with high-volume discounts of up to 91% off
March marks the start of Women’s History Month! Currently, there are nearly 13 million women-owned businesses in the US. Plus, women-owned businesses generate annual revenue of $1.9 trillion in the US alone.
Supporting women-owned businesses is a great way to show your support and appreciation during this month and all year round. Read below to learn more about three women-owned businesses to follow during Women’s History Month and how Easyship helps power their shipping.
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3 Women-Owned Businesses to Follow Now
Whether you’re looking to start your own business or a gift for someone special, check out these exciting products from these operated and controlled women-owned businesses and see what you can learn from them.
1. Mettle Women Inc.
Mettle Women Inc. is a global gift delivery service founded in Australia that employs women experiencing homelessness due to domestic and family violence. Plus, all Mettle orders are manufactured, fulfilled, and shipped by women referred to Mettle by their crisis shelter partners.
Mettle sells aesthetically pleasing gift boxes with locally sourced and vegan-friendly products, such as:
- Organic chocolate and snacks
- Refreshing room spray
- Organic wine (& more)
During Women’s History Month, Mettle is partnering with Urban List to help #BreakTheBias and celebrate women and business owners' achievements. Every Urban List x Mettle Box includes a 20% off discount code to pay it to forward to someone special.
Mettle Women Inc. believes in supporting local suppliers and manufacturers to reduce the global carbon footprint and uses packaging and mailer boxes that are 100% recyclable and biodegradable.
How Easyship Helps: Easyship proudly helps and supports women-owned businesses like Mettle Women Inc. to streamline their shipping processes with high-volume shipping discounts. In addition, Easyship offers excellent shipping tools and features such as Global Fulfillment so that the Australian-based company can reach all its global customers in 220+ countries.
Check out more about this successful woman-owned business in the video below.
ForDays is a woman-owned business based in the United States that creates 100% recyclable clothing to never end up in a landfill. Co-founders Kristy Caylor and Mary Saunders started ForDays to revolutionize the sustainable fashion industry.
ForDays sells recyclable clothing such as tops, bottoms, dresses, accessories, and more for all genders and offers 10% back in Closet Cash with every purchase. Plus, you can earn an extra $5 in Closet Cash for each ForDays item you recycle.
Each year in the US, the average person throws away nearly 81 pounds of used clothing, so what better way to support sustainability and Women’s History Month than support ForDays clothing? The eco-friendly company has even been featured in Vogue, the Daily Beast, Entrepreneur, the Oprah Magazine, Forbes, and other notable publications. So, you know it’s a business you can trust.
ForDays partners with Beam to donate 1% of every purchase to a nonprofit organization of your choice. Customers have donated to nonprofits like the Surfrider Foundation, Trans Wellness Center, and the OR Foundation.
How Easyship Helps: Easyship helps ForDays offer free carbon-neutral shipping on $60+ orders. Plus, Easyship helps ensure ForDays orders with premium shipping insurance that covers up to $10,000 from any damage, loss, or theft. Learn how to create your ultimate shipping strategy with Easyship here.
Check out more about this sustainable, woman-owned business in the video below.
3. Beauty Creations
CEO and Founder Esmeralda Hernandez founded Beauty Creations in 2016 with the dream to revolutionize the beauty industry. Esmeralda’s career began early growing up with a single parent at a young age. At just 15 years old, Esmeralda was running her own business in the perfume and hair industry, which is where she realized her true passion was in the beauty industry.
As a female entrepreneur, coming across people who could not afford luxury items, Esmeralda started Beauty Creations so individuals could afford quality products without breaking the bank. Beauty Creations products are cruelty-free, with products ranging from eyes, lips, face, and other exclusive collections.
Beauty Creations strives to help individuals feel inspired and have the freedom to express their inner girl boss attitude while feeling good.
How Easyship Helps: Easyship helps Beauty Creations offer free shipping on US orders $75 or more. Plus, Easyship allows Beauty Creation to provide international shipping to 220+ countries so that the woman-owned business can reach its global customers.
Check out more about this Latina and female-owned business in the video below.
How Easyship Helps Women-Owned Small Businesses
Support Women’s History Month and learn more about how Easyship helps female business owners by supporting these businesses featured in this blog! In addition, Easyship is here to help streamline your shipping processes for eCommerce businesses with premium shipping tools, such as:
- Easyship Shipping Rates Calculator: Access high-volume discounts from major couriers. Plus, get instant access to delivery lead times from premium shipping couriers
- Easyship Branding Suite: Easyship provides a delivery experience consistent with your brand. Add your logo and advertising materials to your packing slips, landing pages, and tracking emails
- All-One-Dashboard: Manage all your orders and create shipments in one place. Plus, upload CSVs or sync directly from your eCommerce store
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