Guide to Black Owned Local Businesses to Support this Holiday

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buy blackThis summer, local business woman Cynthia Daniels made history with creating a virtual shopping event on Juneteenth, bringing together 100 black-owned businesses. Now Daniels has started a new movement for this holiday season — Black Business Friday — and we are here for it! (Oh, she’s also the brains behind founding Black Restaurant Week, which has brought over $1 million dollars to black-owned restaurants in the last 5 years).

Memphis is considered a majority-minority city — meaning approximately 63% of residents are Black. AND more than half of the city’s small businesses are also Black owned. But those businesses have struggled to survive and over 30% of Memphis’ Black community continue to live in poverty.

2020 has been difficult, but especially for small businesses. This holiday season, we encourage you to not only shop local, but consider shopping one of these Black-owned businesses. “Choosing 901” is vital to growing our city’s economy!

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Goodness Gracious Cookies

Toni’s Clay Earrings Queen Styles Boutique

GFN Soap

Infinity Luv Designs

Pop’s Kernelpopcorn Black owned business

Phillip Ashley Chocolates

In Search of Our Garden

Elle’s Elixirselles elixirs Black owned business

Muggin Coffee

Premier Flowers

JJ’s Creations

Bubble Bistrobubble bistro Black owned business

Tip’s Terrific Designs

Girls Smell Great

Ebony Boy Art

Cxffee Blackcxffee black

Sweet Magnolia Gelato

Opulent Bath Essentials

901 T-Shirt Company

B Chill Lemonadelemonade

The African Place

Downtown Candle Company

His & Her Consignment Boutique

Chef Tam’s Undergroundchef tams Black owned business

Dr. Bean’s Coffee & Tea Emporium

Kickspins

Beale St. Brewing Co.

Simone & Company Candlescandle

Mo’s Bows

The Tea Bar 901

Yellowe Kids Coyellow Black owned business

LIT Candle Co.

Collections by T. Dish

Motherhood in a Basket

(HOLIDAY) ENTERTAINMENT

Pretty & Posh Event Design

The Pink Bakery, Inc.

Events Beyond Imaginations

Captivating Balloonsballoons Black owned business

Aire Luxe Designs

Season Sweets by Misham

Shugg’s Southern Foods

Healthy On The Go!

Feast & Grazefeast graze

EXPERIENCES (gift cards)

For Kids

Imagine Nation

Ballet On Wheels Dance School

Collage Dancecollage dance

Jumpin Jelly Beans

For Adults

Mobile Mama Massage

Polish Girl Nail Cafe

Mobile Mommy (childcare/babysitting services)

September Nail Salon

The Polish Bottle

Bre Bass (personal chef experience)

Wine Tastings with AB (Ashley Butler)wine tasting

Steven Prince Tate (dance lessons)

Spoil Me Nail Bar

Jarvis Hues Photo

Legendary Lenses

Memphis Mom Collective loves supporting local businesses and independently created this list. Do you see a business we've inadvertently left off? Comment or email us at [email protected] and we'll be sure to update this guide!

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