Meet 2 metro Detroit women who have expanded their small business during the pandemic

(WXYZ) — All week long on 7 Action News, we’re highlighting “Women in the Workplace.”

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We’re digging into what metro Detroit women are facing and how those obstacles have shifted during the pandemic. From childcare to maintaining a work-life balance or re-entering and leaving the workforce; we’re tackling it all with a new topic each day.

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Rounding out the week, we speak with two women who ran successful businesses out of their homes during the pandemic, and what the future looks like for them.

The women have pretty different businesses. One was already established before the pandemic, and another became a full-time business during it. Both rely heavily on personal contact, so the women had to get creative.

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