Hit Hard by COVID-19, Groupon Wants to Help You Support Women-owned Small Businesses

  • According to a new Groupon survey of more than 500 women small business owners, nearly 75% said that their business has been negatively impacted by the pandemic

  • Fifty-four percent said they feared they’d have to permanently close their businesses and one-quarter believe that it will take more than a year for their businesses to get back to normal

  • The survey ranked Massachusetts, New York, Michigan, Ohio and North Carolina as the top five states most supportive of small businesses during the pandemic

  • Fifty-five percent of respondents said they believe men have an easier time starting their own businesses and just over half said that they’re held to a higher standard than their male counterparts

Groupon––where customers discover fun things to do and local businesses thrive––is encouraging everyone to celebrate October’s National Women’s Small Business Month by supporting women-owned small businesses in their community. To make it easy for people, Groupon

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