All throughout the Eau Claire area, women entrepreneurs are bursting with creativity, ambition, and innovation. From award-winning bakeries to charming bookstores to impressive, handmade jewelry, Eau Claire offers no shortage of businesses and retail shops run by boss women. This International Women's Day, we're celebrating women-owned businesses in Eau Claire and highlighting the value they bring to the area. Check them out below!

Note: We understand that we may not have listed all of Eau Claire's powerful, women-owned businesses on this list. We appreciate your patience as we work to keep this list updated and accurate!

A photo inside of Dotters Bookstore

Dotters Books

Downtown Eau Claire's bookstore, Dotters Books, offers genres and novels for all reading levels and interests. Pick up books from best-selling authors or even those from local writers, and support this woman-owned, local bookstore!


One of Eau Claire's newest fitness studios is run by women, and is the perfect place to get in your next workout! StrongSoul offers cycling, sculpting, and yoga classes for all, whether you're a beginner or an experienced member. This fitness center is located directly across the parking lot from Kahvi Coffee House– the perfect combination to start off your morning in Eau Claire!

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio

Get in a hot yoga session while in Eau Claire at Latitude 44 Yoga Studio! This bright and beautiful studio offers a range of classes from slow workouts to high-intensity sessions, and they welcome everyone from beginners to experienced members. Put your body to the test with barre, yoga, or fitness classes in the heart of downtown Eau Claire.

Interior and jewelry items for sale at Token

Token Jewelry

One of the area's favorite jewelers was founded and is operated by boss women creating stunning, sentimental pieces! Token Jewelry is located on West Grand Avenue in Eau Claire where you can shop for handmade necklaces, bracelets, rings, permanent jewelry, and more gorgeous gifts.

Four Seasons on Grand

Pick up a bouquet for your loved one at Four Seasons, a woman-owned and operated floral shop in Eau Claire. This shop not only creates stunning arrangements for all occasions, but their retail shop also supplies various home goods, art tools, and decor pieces that make the perfect gift with a floral bouquet. Check them out, here!

Avalon Floral

Avalon Floral is another flower and antique shop on Water Street creating unique arrangements for every occasion. Avalon is known to set itself apart by being a service-oriented, custom designer, and "happy to accommodate your every wish" floral shop! Visit their website to check out some of their stunning work!

Interior of Hello Adorn Flagship store in downtown Eau Claire

Hello Adorn

Hello Adorn is located in downtown Eau Claire and offers everything trending from handmade jewelry, kitchenware, candles, stationary, clothing, plant accessories, cards, and more. As a woman-owned business, this company has built its brand around empowering women and providing all the goods that women will love!

Mona Lisa's

This Water Street favorite offers a changing, seasonal menu with fresh ingredients. Mona Lisa's is a crowd-favorite Italian restaurant full of art and incredible, high-quality dining options. Check out their extensive menu including seafood plates, pizza, and pasta entrees, all made in-house.

Lasker Jewelers

Lasker Jewelers is a diamond and jewelry store that has been in business since 1928 and has since developed into one of the area's most successful jewelry companies. The team at Laskers is determined to help each of their clients have the perfect experience and find the diamond just for them. Contact the Lasker team to schedule an appointment to find engagement rings, wedding bands, necklaces, earrings, and more!

A photo inside The Good Wives restaurant

The Good Wives

The Good Wives is a groovy restaurant owned by two women who create unique, delicious plates from scratch with a limited, seasonally changing menu. The Good Wives offers small plates, salads, entrees, and gluten-free & plant-based options on their dinner menu. They also put on a weekend brunch menu including classics like pancakes, omelets, and biscuits & gravy, as well as more upscale platters including, trout scrambles, blintzes, breakfast salads, and more.

The Livery

Find a wide array of dining and drink options at this downtown restaurant and saloon at The Livery. Order everything including sandwiches, salads, tacos, fish, pasta, wings, steak, and so much more. The bar also offers an extensive beer and cocktail menu for the perfect dinner location in downtown Eau Claire!

Slate Boutique

There's no shortage of places to shop for women's fashion and accessories in Eau Claire. Shop at Slate Boutique for trending clothing, bath & body care products, jewelry, gifts, handbags, and more! This shop is located on the south side of Eau Claire right next to Kahvi Coffee House & Cafe– name a better duo than a coffee and shopping?!

A photo showing a tablescape inside of Hive + Hollow

Hive + Hollow

Shop for floral arrangements and other gifts at Hive + Hollow, a woman-owned shop in Eau Claire. This charming shop sells unique plants, floral arrangements, kitchen items, books, candles, makeup, stationery, perfume, art prints, and so much more. Get your next gift from this local, small shop in Eau Claire!

Tangled Up in Hue

Tangled Up in Hue is another small shop located in downtown Eau Claire filled with various art creations from local artists. Shop for paints, prints, handmade jewelry, woodworking, apparel, body & skin care, games, cards, and many DIY craft kits. Tangled Up in Hue is owned by two women with a passion for showcasing quirky and sentimental goods in Eau Claire!

Willow on Water

This eclectic shop on Water Street will bring color and spunk to your day with a variety of unique goods to shop for! Experience Willow on Water, a floral shop that also offers an everchanging stock of home decor, home and body scents, and more. Find some of the most unique and stunning garden pieces and touches to your homes!

Desserts sold at the Nostalgic Bean in Altoona, WI

The Nostalgic Bean

The sweetest bakery in Altoona, WI is a woman-owned business and serves up some of the tastiest treats throughout the week! Open Wednesday-Sunday, The Nostalgic Bean sells fresh pastries made daily from scratch and creates desserts that are almost too beautiful to taste! Grab coffee, croissants, and award-winning, quiche, tarts, and macarons at The Nostalgic Bean!

C&T's Soul Food

C&T's Soul Food is a woman-owned, black-owned business bringing a little Chicago flare to Eau Claire. Their savory soul food entrees include chicken tenders, catfish nuggets, various shrimp orders, Chicago-style hot dogs, cheesesteak sandwiches, chicken & waffles, and more. They even serve a breakfast menu including pancakes, French toast, omelets, shrimp & grits, and more.

The Pink Daisy Boutique

The Pink Daisy Boutique is located on Menomonie Street in Eau Claire and offers handbags, graphic crewnecks, jewelry, home decor, greeting cards, and more. This boutique was opened by a woman with a life-long dream of owning her own boutique and supplying it with a wide array of goods for everyone. The Pink Daisy has been open since 2023 and sells the owner's favorite brands as well as goods from local vendors.

a photo inside Planette Kids showing a bright pink wall and colorful kids clothing

Planette Kids

This kid's clothing boutique was started by a local Eau Claire woman who believes in providing the area with sustainable, environmentally friendly kids apparel. Planette Kids opened in the summer of 2023 and offers adorable outfits, books, toys, and accessories for kids & babies. Support local businesses while shopping for the kids in your life, and check out all that Planette Kids has to offer!

Stella Blues

Get your hands on some of the best Cajun dishes in Eau Claire at Stella Blues! This downtown restaurant serves delicious sandwiches, seafood, steaks, pasta, and various vegetarian choices, as well as a large selection of Martinis, Mojitos, and Margaritas on the menu. This downtown restaurant is perfect for date night or group dinners with authentic, flavorful dishes and delicious drinks!

Eau Claire Floral

Order some of the most beautiful flower arrangements for every occasion at Eau Claire Floral. This local, woman-owned shop is located on Brackett Avenue and is busy every day with fulfilling unique orders for their local customers! Check out their website to browse through colorful, varied floral bouquets, and place an order to surprise someone special in your life!

A photo inside of Audrey's Boudoir showing hats, clothing, and other merchandise

Audrey's Boudoir

This woman-owned business in downtown Eau Claire holds a variety of goods from other local creators. This shop offers gifts for all the women in your life including clothing, accessories, blankets, kitchen accessories, soap, jewelry, cards, and so much more. Support Audrey and the other creators at Audrey's Boudoir this International Women's Day!

Eaum Yoga & Fitness

Eaum Yoga & Fitness is a fitness center located in downtown Eau Claire started by two women who now lead a full team of fitness gurus! This studio offers yoga, strength, and sculpting classes for all fitness levels. Their memberships also childcare access, college & military discounts, and various schedules that fit your lifestyle!


Head to River Prairie to experience one of the area's finest cocktail and wine lounges! Helix is the ultimate place to grab a drink with friends as they offer everything from beer, imported wine, craft cocktails, and mocktails. Snack on some of their shareable platters and charcuterie boards, or even stop in for your morning coffee and brunch at Comet's Cafe!

A girl browsing though jewelry at the Mustard Seed Boutique

Mustard Seed Boutique

The Mustard Seed Boutique is an award-winning clothing boutique in Eau Claire selling some of the trendiest women's clothing, handbags, shoes, and accessories. The shop also offers jewelry from local makers, candles, home decor pieces, and more beautiful goods. The Mustard Seed Boutique is also part of the Down to Earth family where you can shop for plants at the greenhouse and get coffee and brunch at Five & Two Cafe!

Wisconsin Makers Market

Experience Wisconsin Makers Market, a woman-owned consignment store that allows other women-owned businesses to bring their products to the storefront! This shop gives businesses the choice of how they want to sell their products within the store, as well as the opportunity to rent out spaces for workshops, classes, and retreats. Visit the downtown shop to see a wide variety of handmade goods!

Lot 3 Mercantile Company

This stunning shop in downtown Eau Claire is full of charm and beautiful home goods! Stop in at Lot 3 Mercantile, a woman-owned business inspired by the beaches of North Carolina that offers vintage-like decor, kitchen & bakeware, body care products, and more goods!

A photo of necklaces next to a black kettle at Black Kettle Tea Shop

Black Kettle Tea & Bootique

This spooky shop on Barstow Street is a total vibe and is unlike any other shop in Eau Claire. Stop in at Black Kettle Tea & Bootique, a shop that provides natural, herbal remedies for many ailments through tea and tisanes with a witch-like flare! Find thrifted items available for sale and wellness products that will bring a hallowing twist to your regimen.

Eau Claire Refillery

Fill up on all of your natural cleaning products and eco-friendly favorites at Eau Claire Refillery in downtown Eau Claire. Bring your favorite containers, and stock up on hair and body care, laundry products, kitchen & all-purpose cleaners, and even natural goodies for your fur babies!

Cheers to the powerful women of Eau Claire! #CaptureEC

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