How much of the three billion dollars expected to be spent this Cyber Monday will go towards black-owned businesses? Experts may not know the answer to that question, but they do know that Americans are expected to spend more this year than they ever have before. In fact, Cyber Monday is the most lucrative shopping day of the year.
Unfortunately, most of the money spent during the holiday season goes towards multi-million and billion dollar corporations while many small, black-owned businesses are ignored. So when you're finished browsing WeBuyBlack.com for your Cyber Monday purchases, check out these six, digital black businesses—many of which are offering one-time deals, including free shipping.
Sisters Lizzie and Darlene Okpo debuted their clothing brand in 2010 to stellar reviews. With a brick and mortar location in Brooklyn, New York, you can also shop their unique collection of clothing, outerwear and handbags online. Whether you’re looking for a tailored blazer or a structured handbag, this online boutique provides everything you need to upgrade your wardrobe.
Looking for a new nail color or a unique gift? Then check out n check out OOO Polish's online store, which has over 60 nail polish colors to complement darker skin tones. Creator and founder Symantha Wechi-Onyechi designed the nail polish for darker-skinned women and hand mixes each color. OOO Polish has gift sets, which can be customized to make the perfect gift.
Oyin Handmade is a full line of natural hair and body care products for the whole family. All of the products are maximized for moisture and incorporate food-grade ingredients. While their products are only available in select stores around the U.S, customers can purchase any of their products, including baby care, from their online shop.
Sean Balm is one of the few beauty brands designed for men, and now you can shop their extensive line of male body care products on their online shop. From body soap to lip balms and beard detanglers, Sean Balm has everything a man needs to stay fresh and well-groomed. The shop also offers free shipping on orders over $30.
Llulo's digital shop is as robust as their Washington, D.C. pop-up shops. Everything from house furnishings to apparel is custom made and inspired by African culture. Llulo carries those hard-to-find niche items, such as intricately printed swimsuits and couch pillows in the shape of Africa. Definitely hit up Llulo's digital shop on Cyber Monday to find that one item that'll add a nice flair to your home or wardrobe.
Zuvaa is an online shop where authentic African fashion meets clothing, jewelry, beauty products and cell phone accessories. The eclectic marketplace is curated by Kelechi, an African-American woman of Nigerian descent. Now through Cyber Monday, you can enjoy up to 40% off Zuvaa designers' African-inspired apparel.