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This story appears in the December 1999 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

A new study underscores the old adage that the most important thing in business is location, location, location.

In the top 50 U.S. metropolitan areas, the number of women-owned firms has increased 33 to 59 percent in the past seven years, according to a 1999 report by the National Foundation for Women Business Owners (NFWBO).

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