Shipping

Because Kente cloth orders ship from Ghana, it is currently not available for free shipping.

All other items ship from our fulfillment center in Atlanta, Georgia , USA. All items are eligible for shipping within the U.S. 

Shipping outside of the U.S. is only available for non-grocery items. 

Free shipping

Items over $75 with coupon code FS75 are eligible for free shipping within the continental U.S. (excluding Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands). Kente cloth orders are not eligible for free shipping because it ships directly to the customer from Kumasi, Ghana.

Processing time

Processing time is 1-2 business days. Orders placed on the weekend or holidays, will be processed the next working business days.

Certain items require additional processing time. 

Kente cloth is made to order and requires a 2-3 week processing time for each kente cloth.

Please see estimated delivery date on product page and checkout screen to see when your item will be delivered. 

Shipping speed

Shipping is 3-5 business days within the continental United States

Shipping is 6-11 business days outside of the continental U.S. and international.

Occasionally there may be delays in shipments by the shipping courier due to inclement weather and other circumstances. Unfortunately, we do not have any control over this. If your order is delayed, please contact the shipping courier directly.

Kente cloth orders ship from Kumasi, Ghana via DHL Express and takes 3-5 business days for shipping worldwide after processing.

Shipping to P.O. Boxes and Indirect mailboxes

Fedex does not ship to P.O. Boxes or indirect mailboxes (UPS boxes). Items that weigh more than 5 pounds cannot be shipped to P.O. Boxes.

International Shipping

At this time, shipping outside of the U.S. is only available for non-grocery items. This includes Canada. Shipping costs are calculated during checkout. Shipping time frame is 6-11 business days to major cities via DHL, FedEx or USPS (local postal mail). Shipping can take up to 21 days for remote areas.

Once your order ships, tracking information will be sent to the email address on your order. Signature confirmation is required for all international orders.

Import Duties and Taxes

International import duties and taxes are determined by the local country governing body, not Ethnic District.

Customer is responsible for all import duties and taxes. Import duties and taxes are to be paid directly to the local authorities.

Failure to pay import duties and taxes may prevent you from receiving your order.

Items returned for failure to pay import duties and taxes will not be refunded for shipping costs.

Shipping to Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, US Virgin Islands

Due to the long distance from our fulfillment center to Alaska, Hawaii and other non-continental areas of the U.S, shipping to these areas are limited and may be charged the same shipping fee as international shipments.

2019 Postal holidays
  • Tuesday, January 1 New Year’s Day
  • Monday, January 21 Martin Luther King Jr. birthday
  • Monday, February 18 Washington’s Birthday (observed)
  • Monday, May 27 Memorial Day
  • Thursday, July 4 Independence Day
  • Monday, September 2 Labor Day
  • Monday, October 14 Columbus Day
  • Monday, November 11 Veterans Day
  • Thursday, November 28 Thanksgiving Day
  • Tuesday, December 24 Christmas Eve
  • Wednesday, December 25 Christmas Day