THE UK’S FIRST ECOMMERCE BLACK BUSINESS WEBSITE ™
Shop’s Noir is dedicated to giving the growing black owned business community a place to showcase their products and services to the worldwide community. We do the hard work of targeting your customer and our conscious and loyal supporters are eagerly waiting to see what creative, unique and exceptional products you can bring to the marketplace.
Join a global black business community of over 10,000 people
Strengthening our Economic interest
Passing on wealth to each other
Collectively building for our future
Simple & Transparent Fees
No listing fees
No additional monthly fees
You only pay
£50 for the year
Plus a small commission fee of less than 10%.
1.4 – 2.9% + £0.20
We use Stripe to securely process transaction and payments on our secure, SSL-encrypted platform. Payment Processing Fees: 1.4% + 20p for purchases made with European cards 2.9% + 20p for purchases made with Non-European cards.
There are no listing fees or time limits
There is no time limit to how long you product will remain active on Shops’ Noir, we simply check in with you occasionally to make sure your business is still active. When you sell an item, there’s a small commission and standard payment processing fees.
Powerful Listing Tools
Set pricing, description, product photos, stock quantity and much more with ease and total control.
Showcase Your Talents
Use our platform to create DIY videos, share profession tips and showcase your talents to our global audience.
Complete Brand Control
Customise your shop and brand it your way, with customisable cover photo, store logo, social media links and descriptions.
Simple Sales Report
Easily track and measure the performance of your shop with simple and intuitive graphs.
Cutting Edge Shop Management
Easily add or edit products, track and export orders, print shipping labels, create discount offers and more.
Whether on their phone, tablet or desktop, you customers will be able to view your products beautifully.
Shops’ Noir Community
Benefit from collective marketing, view our members directory and profiles, create or join groups, send private messages and create partnerships that can help your business to thrive.
If you need to put your business on hold, you can switch your account to vacation mode or cancel it at any time.
Migrate your shop with ease.
Migrate your existing shop from Esty, Shopify or WooCommerce with ease in minutes. Our dedicated team is standing by to help you come home.
Help when you need it
We’re committed to helping our sellers grow and thrive. Our team is here to support you every step of the way.
Talk to us
Reach our support staff by email, WhatsApp or request a phone call whenever you have a question.
Tips for success
Learn best practices for your business with our always-updating social media pages and blog.
Read our Sellers newsletter for tips on improving your shop, delivered straight to your inbox.
Ask questions and find a community of sellers like you in Shops’ Noir forums.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some common questions about selling on Shops’ Noir.
How do fees work on Shops’ Noir?
There are three basic selling fees: a membership fee, a transaction fee, and a payment processing fee.
It costs £50 a year to have a Shops’ Noir Vendors account. Publishing a listing to the marketplace is free. A listing lasts until it is sold or you remove it. Once an item sells, there is a 7% transaction fee on the sale price (not including the shipping price you set). There is also a payment processing fee of 1.4% + 20p for purchases made with European cards and 2.9% + 20p for purchases made with Non-European cards (including the shipping price you set).
How do I get paid?
Our easy-to-use and secure payment system allows your customers to make payments using a credit or debit card. If you have connected your Vendor account to Stripe funds from your sales are deposited instantly into your Stripe account. If you choose to be paid by Paypal funds will be sent to your account with in 7 days of payment being received and may incur additional charges.
What do I need to do to create a shop?
It’s easy to set up a shop on Shop’s Noir. To create your shop you will need an Shops’ Noir account (if you don’t already have one), choose a shop name, add your shop info, decide how you want to be paid and finally create a listing.
How do I become a verified Shops’ Noir seller?
To have a verified sellers badge on your account and to prove to the world you can be 100% trusted, you need to complete the Verified Sellers form which you will need 2 forms of id to complete.
What can I sell on Shops’ Noir
While you can sell almost any item on Shops’ Noir, maintaining the safety of our community is a responsibility we take very seriously. Certain items may not be sold on Shops’ Noir for legal reasons. We may remove a listing if it breaches one of our stated policies. We’ll notify the seller by email if we end a listing. If we remove a listing after someone has bought it, the purchaser is no longer obliged to send payment for the item and may be entitled to a full refund.