McCabe Market Minority Business Locator, an intuitive way to search for minority owned business through the provision of user friendly, quality website design. McCabe Market is the answer for those seeking ways to control their buying power and further their support of minority owned businesses. Categories range from Arts & Entertainment, Hotels & Travel to Health & Medical. With its updated database and thorough verification process, McCabe Market consumers can peruse for current vendors of their choice and play a role in developing their own communities.

McCabe Market was an idea that came about when CEO & Founder, Whitney DuBois Gardner, spent endless hours seeking ways to shop and support small minority owned businesses. “After hours of research, I discovered most sites failed short of providing the user with the upmost optimum browsing experience. Most sites I visited lacked professional design, were non-intuitive to the customer, and provided horribly outdated databases that included closed and non-minority businesses.”

Inspired by the Greenwood District commonly known as the home of Black Wall Street, McCabe Market aspires to become a strong entrepreneurial center invoking the prosperity which results when people become aware of their buying power and its effect on their and neighboring communities. Its mission is to help consumers locate minority-owned businesses in the City of Chicago and does so by highlighting niche markets. To start taking back their buying power, Consumers can begin rebuilding and empowering their communities by visiting

According to the 2011 Census Bureau Deputy Director , “Black-owned businesses continue to be one of the fastest growing segments of our economy, showing rapid growth in both the number of businesses and total sales during this time period.” Among counties, Cook County, has the most black-owned businesses, with 83,733, accounting for 4.4 percent of all the nation’s black-owned businesses (