4. Body Wash
On sites like walgreens.com, Dial shower gels for men are priced online, while women’s body washes are priced per store, making it harder to see gender pricing. At Duane Reade, there’s an 18% difference between Nivea men’s and women’s body wash. Because ladies really need something called “Touch of Serenity” 18% more.
12. Laundering Clothes
Janet Floyd found cleaners in Manhattan charged 60% more for women to get shirts laundered, even if the cut and material of the shirt was the same as men’s.
On average, women are offered new car list prices that are at least $200 higher than their male counterparts.
16. Car Repairs
Women get offered average repair estimates of $486, with men hearing an average of $383 — a 27% price difference!
In 2006, women were charged about 3.2% higher interest rates than men.
18. Health Insurance
About 95% of insurers have practiced gender-based price discrimination, which is now banned under the Affordable Care Act.