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Black-owned retail businesses in Cincinnati

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black owned retailShop beauty, apparel, sweets, gifts and more at these Cincinnati Black-owned retail businesses for you or someone else. These Cincinnati small, women and Black-owned businesses will make sure your purchases are unique. The information in this article is as current as of the publication date.

Readers are encouraged to confirm location and store hours (as appropriate) before purchasing. All the businesses on this list registered with the Ohio Secretary of State.


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Black-owned Retail Apparel Stores


A Celeste Design
Offering medical apparel and accessories.
5522 Glenway Avenue (Western Hills)


Beezfly Closet
Offering apparel, shoes, and accessories for women.
7124 Montgomery Road (Silverton)


BlaCk OWned Outerwear
Offering tracksuits, jackets, shirts and hats for men, women, and kids.
822 Elm Street (OTR)


Boutique Cala
Offering home decor, local art and fashion.
1321 Vine Street (OTR)


Offering apparel and accessories with words and designs that represent Africa.
22 Hyde Park Drive (Hamilton)


Corporate Got Em 
Offering the latest shoes and urban apparel.
2643 Erie Avenue (Hyde Park)


Extravagant Fashion
Offering apparel, shoes, and accessories for women.
7369 Brookcrest Drive (Roselawn)


GO(O)D Company Apparel
Offering apparel and accessories for men, women, and children.
1323 Vine Street (OTR)


Grace Health Scrubs
Offering cost-effective uniform solutions for healthcare workers.
891 W North Bend Road, 2nd Floor (College Hill)


Hard Ta Knock Shoppe
Offering urban apparel, shoes, and accessories for men and women.
1327 Hopple Street (Camp Washington)


Hutch Baby 
Offering clothing for children ages newborn to 16 years.
1209 Vine Street (OTR)



Cincinnati Black-owned Restaurants and Eateries



Inspire Salon and Boutique
Offering Black hair products, apparel, and accessories.
6120 Hamilton Avenue (College Hill)


M.T.A.P. Clothing
Offering women’s apparel with an empowering message.
6910 Silverton Avenue (Silverton)


Offering urban apparel for men and women.
1807 Central Avenue (OTR)


Me by Lee
Offering small-batch and one-of-a-kind women’s apparel.
56 Hunters Court (Amelia)


Most OutGROWing Arts
Offering personalized and custom apparel items such as shirts, jackets, bags and accessories.
1172 West Galbraith, Suite 205B (North College Hill)


Originalitees Custom T-Shirts
Offering state, city, and neighborhood pride apparel for men, women, and children.
2809 Woodburn Avenue (Walnut Hills)


Q’Tique-ish Apparel
Offering women’s apparel and motivational tees for men, women, and children.
7710 Reading Road, Suite #120 (Roselawn)


Queen Dreams Treasure Box Boutique
Offering women’s apparel.
2859 Colerain Avenue (Northside)


Stylish LeNese Boutique
Offering clothing and accessories for women and girls
4905 Whetsel Avenue (Madisonville)



Black-owned Apparel Online Retailers


Alumni Ink
Offering apparel that targets those who support the urban lifestyle without judgment.


Aphrodite Muse Clothing
Offering a variety of chic and urban apparel for women and girls.


Black Hair Apparel
Offering clothing and accessories for men and women.


Chapeau Couture Hat Boutique
Offering a variety of hats and outerwear for women.


Drea LaBelle
Offering custom clothing for women with unique styles.


Glam Hoarder
Offering a variety of accessories collections for men and women.


Marquis Couture
Offering apparel for women and girls.


Nina LiricQ’s
Offering custom unisex tees.


Nomads Swimwear
Offering size-inclusive swimwear and swimsuits with unique prints and patterns.


Orderly Fash
Offering ready-to-wear apparel and accessories for women.


Paparazzi Ready
Offering clothing, jewelry, and unique accessories.


Renee’s Exotic Kloset
Offering unique clothing, sneakers, and purses. 


Black-owned Beauty, Health, Skincare, Cosmetics Stores


Eleven/22 Vegan
Offering toxic free, plant-based, and nutrient-rich hair and skin care products and supplements.
660 East McMillan Avenue (Walnut Hills)


All Together Lovely Beauty Supply
Offering relaxed hair, all-natural hair, wigs, weaves, extensions, hair accessories and more.
408 4th Avenue (Mason)


CBD Lounge 
Offering a variety of CBD products, such as edibles, creams, vapes, beverages, skin care and more.
802 Scott Street, 2F (Covington)


El Lugar Vapes
Offering vape e-liquids, devices, accessories, CBD products, and more
113 W Kemper Road (Springdale)


No Pressure Fitness & Apparel
Offering waist trainers, jump ropes, water bottles, gym bags, and more.
43 Eswin Street (Greenhills)


Offering handmade body butters, oils, salt scrubs, and facial sugar scrubs.
1612 West Galbraith Road (North College Hill)


Simplee Miss Bath and Body Products
Offering soaps, butters, lotions, creams, bath bombs, shampoos, conditioners, cleansers, candles and more.
4844 Gray Road (Spring Grove)


 Cincinnati Natural Hair Salons & Barber Shops


Black-owned Beauty, Health, Skincare, Cosmetics Online Retailers


Offering herbs and raw superfoods.


Chocolate Potion
Offering aromatherapy chocolates and candles.


Curious Concoctions
Offering hand soaps, body butters, lotions, candles, and more.


Offering feminine health products.


Honey Lequeur Skincare
Offering natural cosmetics.


Kadosh Aromas
Offering soy wax candles, lotions, diffusers, hand sanitizers, room sprays, and more.


London’s Hair Food
Offering hair oil, deep conditioner, leave-in conditioner, hair butter and beard oil


Lotus Beauty
Offering natural skincare serums.


Natural Shea Care
Offering all-natural shea butter, lotion and black soap products.


Qute Cosmetics
Offering lipsticks, lip gloss, eyeshadow, blush, mascara, nail polish and much more.


Skin by Brownlee & Co.
Offering skincare products, specializing in the prevention and treatment of acne and hyperpigmentation.


Black-owned Home, Art, Gifts, and Novelty Stores

Art by Autumn M. 
Offering jewelry, accessories, and abstract art.
8730 Cincinnati-Dayton Road, Unit 612 (West Chester)


A.R.T. Art Resource Team
Offering original art, unique glass, and handmade jewelry.
506 Wyoming Avenue (Wyoming)


Crafted Vibes Boutique
Offering custom furniture and home decor. 
7600 Hamilton Avenue, Suite B (Mt. Healthy)


Grace by Fire & Co.
Offering crystals, candles, and more
11427 Reed Hartman Highway (Blue Ash)


Joseph Clark Gallery
Offering African statues and figures, masks, ritual objects, earthenware, textiles, tribal currencies, bronze figures and plaques, terracotta, jewelry, dolls and so much more.
4038 Hamilton Avenue (Northside)


Junebug Jewelry Designs
Offering handcrafted, wearable art statement jewelry pieces.
1327 Vine Street (OTR)


Kilimanjaro African Heritage
Offering African fashion, clothing, art, jewelry, and more. 

310 Ludlow Avenue (Clifton)


Mande Goods Homegoods and Accessories
Offering African home goods, accessories, and jewelry.
5901 Bramble Avenue (Madisonville)


Offering a variety of yarn and fabric.
6200 Montgomery Road (Pleasant Ridge)


Second & Lenox
Offering handcrafted see-through panel shoe bags to protect your favorite shoes.
8730 Cincinnati Dayton Road #957 (West Chester)


Smith & Hannon Bookstore
Offering new and used books and other gifts.
1405 Vine Street (OTR)


Switch Lighting & Design
Offering modern lighting, furniture, and design.
312 West 4th Street, Suite 2 (Downtown)


Database of Cincinnati Black-owned Businesses


Black-owned Home, Art, Gifts, and Novelty Online Retailers


A Ruth Creations
Offering visual art and poetry.


Elated Jewels
Offering earrings, necklaces, rings and matching sets perfect for any occasion.


Fill More Waste Less
Offering reusable products to help start your zero-waste journey.


Heads Up Trading Co. 
Offering handmade fair-trade fashion accessories. 


IMGBAT Handcrafted Jewelry & Art
Offering handcrafted jewelry and art.


Legacy Genius 
Offering cultural trivia games.


Black-owned Retail Services:


Blossoms Florist
Offering floral arrangements and rentals for special events and more.
8711 Reading Road (Reading)


CDM Technologies Computer Repair
Offering computer retail and repair.
115 W. Kemper Road (Tri-County)


Dot’s Fine Shoe Repair
Offering shoe, zipper, and purse repair.
4813 Vine Street (St. Bernard)


Moreau Sewing Unlimited
Offering clothing tailoring and alterations.
1622 Chase Avenue (Northside)


Mr. Clippers Knife Sharpener
Offering knife sharpening and more.
218 Garrard Street (Covington)


Murrelle’s Florist
Offering roses, seasonal bouquets, sunflowers and more.
208 East 6th Street (Downtown)



Cincinnati Black Residential Construction Contractors



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Cincinnati Black-owned retail businesses interested in being added to this list are invited to submit the company to our free, user-generated Black Business Database.

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  1. Thank you for this collection of African-American artisans and business owners. I will be certain to patronize.

    1. A Black-owned bank has not added their business to our database. We will share as soon as we learn of one. Thank you for following our website and asking the question.

  2. Sugar Loft Events- event venue
    Liberty Center
    Liberty Township,Oh. 45069

  3. Thank you for this list. I am sure that there are may blackowned businesses missung from the list. For example: Cincy Fitnext, and Detailed Days Event Planning.

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