Business & Economy

Businesses owned by HBCU graduates could be particularly boosted by Black spending power during this holiday shopping season.


On Cyber Monday, there is no shortage of Black-owned businesses to buy your holiday gifts from.

Black Friday officially kicked off the 2021 holiday shopping season during a time when the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting consumers' spending habits considerably, including Black buying power.


Cyber Monday provides a chance to support Black-owned companies offering online discounts and sales for their goods during the holiday season.

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Is buying gifts for your loved ones leaving you broke?

Sales in brick and mortar stores fell from $11.6 billion in 2014 to $10.4 billion in 2015. That's an overall 10 percent decrease in sales, a consequence of both stores offering sales days earlier and online sales that allowed consumers to shop from the comfort of their homes.

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So far, the holiday shopping season is off to a weak start, with sales for Thanksgiving and Black Friday up only 2.3% over last year’s numbers. Given that store foot traffic was actually down on Black Friday compared to a year ago overall, should retailers now pin their hopes on a surge in attraction to the […]

Let your fingers do the walking on your computer this Cyber Monday! Here’s NewsOne‘s guide to taking advantage of those deals that are to be had from online retailers who are battling to get your bucks. SEE ALSO: Bride Allegedly Used Company Credit Cards To Bank Roll Wedding Cyber Monday actually got its roots back […]

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Cyber Monday. Green Tuesday. Black Friday. Magenta Saturday. Chances are you won’t find any of these holidays on your calendar. Yet retailers are coming up with names for just about every day of the week during the holiday shopping season. SEE ALSO: The Sex Addiction Epidemic During T-Mobile’s “Magenta Saturday,” the […]