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According to the National Retail Federation, 98% of all retail companies are small businesses.

This industry needs you

That means that you're already the present AND future of retail.

Retail is depending on your business to bring the breath of fresh air it needs. The reality is there is much more to this $2.6 trillion industry than what meets the eye or is ``googleable``. Our mission is to equip you with the expert knowledge, tools, resources, and financial support to grow your business - empowering you economically while also increasing diversity in our industry.

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YOU are the future of retail.

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The lack of diversity throughout the retail industry, at all levels, became a larger conversation after the death of George Floyd. This nonprofit was founded with the mission of ensuring we are developing brands by Founders of Color to emerge and transform the retail landscape, leading the future of retail.

DeAnna McIntosh, Founder of Diversify Retail Inc.

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Building the businesses of the future

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With your help we are able to run business development training programs, provide an additional stream of income for brands through our store Noire Collective™, and provide business grants and financing for entrepreneurs of color both within the United States and abroad.

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Our Store, Noire Collective™

Noire Collective™ is launching in early 2021 online, and as a brick +mortar in late 2021. It is a discovery platform for consumers + retailers to source brands by Founders of Color, and is an additional revenue stream for our entrepreneurs.

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Our Programs + Grants

Ways We Help Entrepreneurs

  • Business Startup Accelerator
  • Business Development Coaching Programs
  • Mentorship Programs
  • Purchase Order Financing
  • Business Development Grants
  • Additional stream of income through selling on Noire Collective™️
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We Are A 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization Dedicated to Increasing the Representation of People of Color in the Retail Industry

Contact us

4325 First Avenue #92
Tucker, Georgia 30085

hello@diversifyretail.org