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Caribshopper brings Caribbean culture closer to friends and fans abroad.

Caribshopper is the largest online marketplace for authentic Caribbean-made products. It delivers iconic Jamaican and Trinidadian products in the categories: Food & Drink, Beauty & Wellness, Home & Living, Jewelry, Apparel, and Paper & Novelty. 

Building a better Caribbean

Proudly founded to support regional development through e-commerce, Caribshopper partners with a diverse list of artisan and brands across Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, with more territories to come soon. Carishopper helps these merchants run their businesses remotely while building a loyal customer base.

In a little over a year, it has become the go-to source for thousands of US and Canadian residents longing for a nostalgic piece of ‘home’ to reconnect with authentic Caribbean culture. Caribbean nationals, descendants, or enthusiasts living abroad also get introduced to up-and-coming brands that offer a modern twist on traditional Caribbean excellence.

The site features thousands of products and allows customers to shop in their local currency, with all duties and taxes included at checkout for a more seamless experience. Shoppers also get five-day shipping, free shipping on select orders, a dedicated customer support line for queries and concerns, and 15% off first orders for new subscribers.

Executives

Kadion Preston

Founder and CEO

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Kerry Lowe

Chief Operating Officer

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Catherine Goodall

Business Development Lead

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Mark Tabor

Head of Logistics

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Press Releases

2022

Jamaicans.com describes Reggae Jamaica App’s partnership with Caribshopper as it continues to commemorate Jamiaca’s 60th year of Independence.

News Americas Now highlights Caribshopper’s move to salutes Trinidad at 60 with a special collection.

South Florida Caribbean News details how Caribshopper creates a special collection to celebrate Trinidad’s 60th Anniversary.

South Florida Caribbean News features new partnership with Reggae Jamaica App and Caribshopper.com for an International Jamaica 60 Celebration.

Toronto Caribbean News describes Caribshopper as the Amazon of the Caribbean for Canadian shoppers.

South Florida Caribbean News discusses how  Caribshopper transports Caribbean-Americans ‘home’ in time for Caribbean-American Heritage Month

Caribbean News Now explains how Caribshopper Expands To Canada

Loop Jamaica discusses Caribshopper now shipping to customers in Canada

Caribshopper expands direct shipping to Canada

2021

OFX Partners with Caribshopper.com to help Caribbean merchants expand sales to new markets

Caribshopper products positioned as the ‘go-to’ option for Gifting Loved Ones overseas

eCommerce Done Right with Kadion Preston on Caribbean Power Lunch

Kadion Preston discusses how Caribshopper makes “buying Caribbean” easier and provides better returns to both the manufacturer and the consumer.

CEO Kadion Preston shares a motivational interview for overcoming life’s challenges on The Caribbean Edge 

Bullish on a strong recovery - Caribshopper is on the rebound after Covid-19 challenges.

After pivoting from his original model, Miami-based startup founder, Kadion Preston keeps hopes high and seeks investors for online marketplace as venture capital tightens worldwide.

Startup founder, Kadion Preston, recounts challenges, triumphs of starting company during the pandemic

First Atlantic Commerce discusses the future of Caribbean Marketplaces post Covid-19 with Kadion Preston 

2020

WiPay announced its partnership with Caribshopper, extending the growth of Caribbean-made products worldwide. 

South Florida Business Journal features Caribshopper CEO, Kadion Preston, as he shares his hopes for the online marketplace as venture capital tightens worldwide. 

Silicon Caribe: Season 2 Episode 2 podcast. Caribshopper CEO, Kadion Preston shares insight into the Caribbean's future of online shopping.

Watch a clip of Caribshopper’s CEO pitch at the Rise of the Rest competition, where we placed 1st runner-up. 

Caribshopper's participation in Endeavor's ScaleUp Program where we joined other innovative companies impacting the Miami ecosystem.

Caribshopper simplifies the shipping, delivery, and the exchange-rate process in the region.

Our partnership with Mastercard changes the way the Caribbean shops by issuing virtual and physical cards and allows us to streamline payments to our merchants.

Caribshopper’s partnerships with eBay, UPS, and DHL opens up the e-commerce gateway, bypassing frustrating freight-forwarding solutions. 

Caribshopper participated in Techstars global network, the gold standard for accelerators and was also featured with Cox Enterprises.