Join the Worlds largest marketplace for Diverse Greetings Cards!

Diversity, representation and inclusion matters!  Are you passionate about diversity in the greeting card industry?

If you would like to run your own shop on our marketplace we would love to hear from you.  We are looking for amazing black owned brands with diverse,  innovative designs and great customer service.  Initially we are only hosting UK based companies.  All applicants should primarily sell greeting cards and submit a minimum of 5 products to any maximum..

If you fit the criteria and are passionate about showcasing your talent, please read our Terms and Conditions and supplementary information, then complete the application form below.

Join for just £15

Benefit with just 15% commission!

Our fees are 15% for each sale and there is a £15 annual subscription fee.

There is a verification process for all applicants. We will have a look at your website, social media profiles and your products with the information provided in your application form.

We will get back to you within 48 hours with feedback and/or a link to your new shop!

 

Good luck.

The Black Cards Team

As a Black Card Company (BCC) brand you will be able to:

Run and showcase your own store on the largest on-line marketplace for diverse cards.
Get worldwide exposure for your unique designs and creativity.
Get access to thousands of new customers
Gain visibility to new stockists and the media.
Have the opportunity to become a featured vendor and write blog posts on the BCC website and social media platforms.
View and fulfil orders independently.
Chat with your customers.
View sales reports.
Withdraw funds from sales into your account.
Communicate and get advice, tips and inspiration from other vendors on the platform.
Enjoy exclusive access to BCC webinars, forums and events

  • There are no listing fees – you can add as many items as you want to your shop
  • The commission on each sale is 15%
  • The fees are to help cover the cost of running and promoting our platform

 

 
 
 
 

Creativity and intellectual property 

The Black Card Company welcomes all types of creativity, including designs for all ethnicities and communities.  We also welcome all design formats including illustrated, typography, handmade, personalised, abstract etc.  Please however, see our guidelines on discrimination, hate and mature content as listed below, for exceptions.

The artwork and designs on your products must be your own. or you must have permission from the originator to use their designs commercially.  If you are found to be using the intellectual property of someone else without their permission,  your item(s) and/or your shop will be removed from the platform.

Discrimination

The Black Card Company is a safe space for all communities.  We do not tolerate discrimination of any kind to any group based on:

Race
Colour
Ethnicity
National origin
Religion
Gender
Gender Identity
Sexual orientation
Any other characteristic protected by law

Mature content

We wish the Black Card Company to be a safe space for families including children to view.    Therefore we require that your designs do not include:

Sexually explicit images or language
Swearing or profane language or images
Violence or the glorification of  suffering or violence

Privacy policy

As part of the selling process you will be provided with the personal details of your customers.    Please respect the privacy of  your customers information.  We ask that all our vendors are GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliant.  Please only contact customers in relation to The Black Card Company transactions.   Please do not add them on to any mailing list or database without their permission.   If they do give permission, they must be able to withdraw, or unsubscribe from that database when they wish to do so.

Any vendor found to be breaching the terms and conditions of the Black Card Company will be removed from the platform.   

The Black Card Company is not responsible for any misinformation provided by the vendor.

Application form

    Your name:
    (First name and surname)

    Company Name:

    Company Email:

    How long have you been in business?
    Less than a year1-3 years4-10 years10 years or more

    How do you run your greeting card business? Are you a:
    Sole Trader(Self-employed)Ltd CompanyLLP

    Are you a Black-Owned business?
    YesNo
    The Black Card Company represents under-represented black owned brands. You will be requested to be visible on our platform by displaying a profile picture.

    Have you run an on-line shop before? YesNo

    Is your business in a position to scale up to meet the demand that will come with increased visibility? YesNo

    Social media handle

    Website

    Any other information