WWR Article Summary (tl;dr) “With the holiday season in full swing, many shoppers are out looking for the perfect gift for their loved ones. If you’re feeling stuck, the Foundation for Business Equity put together a holiday gift guide rounding up items from Massachusetts businesses of color.”
The Foundation for Business Equity is an organization dedicated to removing structural barriers to growth for Black and Latinx business owners and supports entrepreneurs reach their full potential, the group said. The gift guide is part of its signature program, the Business Equity Initiative which supports the unique needs of businesses while uplifting the overall entrepreneurial ecosystem.
The gift guide includes something for everyone, from food and beverages to beauty and hardware.
A bottle of wine can make the perfect gift and The Urban Grape in Boston is one of the best places to shop for it. Named the Small Business Of The Year award from the United States Chamber of Commerce in October, this Black-owned and woman-owned company, is known for making excellent wine accessible. The BEI list highlights the Urban Grape 2021 Holiday Gift Guide, which includes Holiday Wine Kits.
Looking for liquor rather than wine? BEI suggests Omze Authentic Tequila, which can be purchased at several stores around Massachusetts including Boston and Worcester.