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Costco’s typical shopper is a 39-year-old Asian American woman earning over $125K a year, report says

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If you know a 39-year-old Asian American woman who makes more than $125,000 annually, chances are she shops at Costco.

Who said so: The portrait of the retail giant’s typical shopper comes from Numerator, a Chicago-based market intelligence firm focused on omnichannel marketing, merchandising and sales data. The company says it “wakes up every day looking to provide brands and retailers with the most complete view of the modern consumer.”

Asian Women are Not Your ‘Sex Addiction’

Editor’s Note: The opinions expressed in this piece are solely those of the author.

Last Tuesday, Robert Aaron Long shot and killed eight people at Asian-owned massage spas. Six of his victims were Asian women. Long blamed his killing spree on a sex addiction, rather than racial motivation. But the shooter’s targeting of Asian-owned massage spas, where predominantly Asian women work, makes it unlikely that race had nothing to do with the tragic attacks.

Asian American Women Aren’t ‘Imposters’ But Society Makes Us Feel That Way

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Vivian Chan is the co-founder of East Meets Dress, a contemporary fashion startup that serves thousands of brides each year and allows Asian Americans to celebrate their heritage without compromising style. Despite revolutionizing the wedding world and having the revenue to show for it, Chan didn’t feel like a success at the time.

Like many women in the workforce, Chan felt that she was suffering from “imposter syndrome.” The original term “imposter phenomenon” was first explored in a study about high-achieving women by psychologists Pauline Rose Clance and Suzanne Imes in 1978.

‘We Are Enough’: A Post Dedicated to Vietnamese Women’s Day

This article was originally published on Medium and reposted with permission. The article was inspired by Vietnamese Women’s Day, which falls on October 20.

For 30 years of my life, I have always had very low self-esteem. I usually criticized myself for everything that happened around my life — from my family, my relationship, and my company. I don’t feel that I’m pretty enough, or talented enough, or nice enough!

Asian Women Share Their Most Awful Beauty Service Moments

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When someone goes into a salon to get their makeup, hair, eyelashes, or other services done, it’s only right they’re expecting to come out feeling pampered and glamorous. Unfortunately in a society where western beauty is idolized and considered the norm, Asian clients sometimes encounter stylists who aren’t as well-versed in our features, or even worse, are just downright ignorant.

Here are some cringe-worthy experiences:

15 Things ABGs Know All Too Well

We all know an ABG, are a full or part-time ABG, or have ABG tendencies. No, not medical terminology, ABGs are Asian baby girls or Asian baby gangsters.

Back when AIM was still our preferred mode of communication, their screen names were something along the lines of “xAznbbygirlx”. Give or take a few Xs, the Z and S were interchangeable.