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Are these the new work hours?

Post by Cornfed » April 1st, 2019, 4:00 am

It seems that the female-run businesses operating in the same building as my apartment don’t follow a Monday to Friday 9-5 schedule. (Because they are female-run, I assume that they are running at a loss and being secretly propped up by the government or their husbands, but maybe in this boutiquey town there is a genuine market for their crap). The odd thing is that they and seemingly other female run businesses seem to run on a Tuesday to Saturday 1pm schedule. Is this the new normal, or will it become so?




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Re: Are these the new work hours?

Post by Johnny1975 » April 1st, 2019, 1:32 pm

Cornfed wrote:
April 1st, 2019, 4:00 am
don’t follow a Monday to Friday 9-5 schedule. (Because they are female-run
22 days on, 6 days off.
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Re: Are these the new work hours?

Post by Neo » April 2nd, 2019, 2:35 am

What kind of businesses? Maybe it is only a part time kind of career, like Irish Dance classes, martial arts, or aerobics.
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Re: Are these the new work hours?

Post by Cornfed » April 2nd, 2019, 3:50 am

Neo wrote:
April 2nd, 2019, 2:35 am
What kind of businesses?
A massage and beauty place and a vegetarian cafe.

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Re: Are these the new work hours?

Post by Neo » April 2nd, 2019, 5:24 pm

Cornfed wrote:
April 2nd, 2019, 3:50 am
Neo wrote:
April 2nd, 2019, 2:35 am
What kind of businesses?
A massage and beauty place and a vegetarian cafe.
Just make an appointment or walk in during business hours. Breakfast and lunch only?
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Re: Are these the new work hours?

Post by Cornfed » June 20th, 2019, 5:29 am

Well that's weird. It was really horrible and rainy today so everyone left shortly after lunchtime. How do these female businesses make any money, or do they even?

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Re: Are these the new work hours?

Post by onethousandknives » June 20th, 2019, 7:21 am

Cornfed wrote:
June 20th, 2019, 5:29 am
Well that's weird. It was really horrible and rainy today so everyone left shortly after lunchtime. How do these female businesses make any money, or do they even?
There is a specific term for it. It's called a "wife shop." Basically, a rich husband who either works a successful job or has other profitable businesses might allow his wife to make a shop selling antiques or boutique stuff, or just in general run a business that isn't that profitable. He's OK with this as it gives his wife something to do so she's not home idle all day with no kids or housework to do obviously, and makes her feel special. He can also write said business off on his taxes at a loss, thus possibly not paying taxes on his other more successful businesses.

As far as government funding, well, there is official non-secret black money funding. The small business administrations have specific women's bureaus to give specifically women funding. More grants and stuff for women as well.

One thing women also have as an advantage in business is basically "girly" businesses can have a lot higher profit margins, as generally they're not providing "hard" goods or services like a male business. Take a wedding planner, for example. One woman can just call and coordinate stuff by herself and make say, $5-10k per wedding. It's not a field a male can go into really. For a man to make 5-10k he needs to do hard physical labor or pay others to do it and skim it off. I'm certainly not going to say a wedding planner is necessarily always easy, but I'd bet it's easier to make 5-10k wedding planning than doing a roof on a house. There's also sort of vague weird fields like interior designers, etc, that men are sort of shut out of as well. Even a hair salon could have big profit margins, figure the average female haircut is $80-100 and takes an hour, that is the same profitability as a car repair shop, but with "ingredients" being a lot cheaper than car parts, and no hazmat fees, etc.

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Re: Are these the new work hours?

Post by Cornfed » June 28th, 2019, 9:25 am

It seems the cafe has closed. Presumably whoever was funding it got tired of it. The beauty place is still open and I imagine it is actually a viable business on account of females in general being given way too much money.

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Re: Are these the new work hours?

Post by HouseMD » July 3rd, 2019, 1:34 am

onethousandknives wrote:
June 20th, 2019, 7:21 am
Cornfed wrote:
June 20th, 2019, 5:29 am
Well that's weird. It was really horrible and rainy today so everyone left shortly after lunchtime. How do these female businesses make any money, or do they even?
There is a specific term for it. It's called a "wife shop." Basically, a rich husband who either works a successful job or has other profitable businesses might allow his wife to make a shop selling antiques or boutique stuff, or just in general run a business that isn't that profitable. He's OK with this as it gives his wife something to do so she's not home idle all day with no kids or housework to do obviously, and makes her feel special. He can also write said business off on his taxes at a loss, thus possibly not paying taxes on his other more successful businesses.

As far as government funding, well, there is official non-secret black money funding. The small business administrations have specific women's bureaus to give specifically women funding. More grants and stuff for women as well.

One thing women also have as an advantage in business is basically "girly" businesses can have a lot higher profit margins, as generally they're not providing "hard" goods or services like a male business. Take a wedding planner, for example. One woman can just call and coordinate stuff by herself and make say, $5-10k per wedding. It's not a field a male can go into really. For a man to make 5-10k he needs to do hard physical labor or pay others to do it and skim it off. I'm certainly not going to say a wedding planner is necessarily always easy, but I'd bet it's easier to make 5-10k wedding planning than doing a roof on a house. There's also sort of vague weird fields like interior designers, etc, that men are sort of shut out of as well. Even a hair salon could have big profit margins, figure the average female haircut is $80-100 and takes an hour, that is the same profitability as a car repair shop, but with "ingredients" being a lot cheaper than car parts, and no hazmat fees, etc.
Pretty much my plan with my wife. She wants to run an ice cream shop and with my income it doesn't matter if it is successful so long as it breaks even

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Re: Are these the new work hours?

Post by Cornfed » July 3rd, 2019, 1:40 am

HouseMD wrote:
July 3rd, 2019, 1:34 am
Pretty much my plan with my wife. She wants to run an ice cream shop and with my income it doesn't matter if it is successful so long as it breaks even
Seems like a waste of a job that could go to a man feeding his family.

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