Thursday, May 07, 2009

U.S. $8 Billion and Growing: Wal-Mart's Spend Push For Women-Owned Businesses

Listen up all you women entrepreneurs and business owners! Did you know that Wal-Mart has increased its focus on making sure the company is working with diverse suppliers -- like you?

Through their work over the last year, they’ve seen a 25 percent increase in spending totals with minority and women-owned businesses!

See for yourself:

2008 Totals
  • 2008 Direct Spend: more than $6 billion
  • 2008 2nd Tier Spend: more than $2.1 billion
  • 2008 Total: more than $8.1 billion
2007 Totals
  • 2007 Direct Spend: $4.8 billion
  • 2007 2nd Tier Spend: more than $1.4 billion
  • 2007 Total: more than $6.2 billion
Impressed? You should be. Find out how you can be a part of this BIG spend, here.

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