Written by Caroline Huftalen Tuesday, August 14 2012
Rachel Shechtman has found a way to take the online shopping experience back to the streets with her newest venture – NYC boutique, STORY. “I feel like we get new content every second online, on TV, on our phones; and yet, we walk into stores day after day and not much changes. I think there is an exciting opportunity to use physical retail to bring content to life through community and what I call transactional storytelling.”
Written by Jan Jaben-Eilon Tuesday, August 07 2012
“This (America) is a place that would give anyone a chance, as long as you work hard -- no matter what race or gender you are.” With that, Linda Bi, an immigrant from China now in Chicago, sums up how she has succeeded in making a family-owned business into a reputable $30 million import company.
Written by Ashley Wilson Tuesday, August 07 2012
Robin Chase wants you to share…your car. The co-founder of the Zipcar, Chase has now launched Buzzcar in France – a company that encourages car owners who don’t use their vehicles on a regular basis to rent them to people in their neighborhoods. The company is gaining popularity, capitalizing on the fact that young city dwellers are simply not interested in owning a car of their own.
Written by Corinne Garcia Tuesday, July 31 2012
With a drive to educate, inspire and entertain, Arianna Eisenberg changed careers from journalist to film and television writer and producer, creating Aegis Film and Television Group in 2003. Here’s a look at how she went from a post-production crewmember to CEO and her advice for other career women interested in film.
Written by Corinne Garcia Tuesday, July 24 2012
Imagine if women ruled the world or at least the business world. Here are three examples of female owned, female powered businesses – a law firm, a New York ad agency and an Atlanta medical practice. Find out what they are doing right and how flexibility, collaboration and communication are king, no, queen.