Who We Are
Africa Imports is the largest supplier of African products in the US. We supply over
2,000 wholesale customers with African clothing, artwork, musical instruments, jewelry, oils, soaps, and personal care products.
The business was started in 1998. For the first year, the business was operated by the
founder Wayne Kiltz, his family, and by one office person. Most of this period of time was spent learning about the market for African goods, and developing a base of reliable suppliers.
Wayne Kiltz spent the first year traveling the US and Africa; visiting African stores; exhibiting goods in trade shows; and building a base of customers. During this period, we learned many things that help make an African business successful. Sources for the most popular products were established, and we worked with many of our customers to discover the best ways to sell African products: both for them and for
In October of 1999, the business was relocated to Hackensack, New Jersey because it is close to New York with
its large base of African suppliers. Being in New Jersey allowed us to supply African products with
much lower overhead costs than a warehouse in
Today there are 15 people at our main office; and about 100 different people from Africa who travel back and forth with new products. We also estimate that there are over 1,000 different people in Africa who make the products in their own communities; and in their own way. Africa Imports began in August 1998. Some of our people have been involved with African goods and trade for
Africa Imports helps people like you succeed
faster and easier by marketing Africa products. You can also own the most
enriching and fun business anywhere with these African creations.
Not only can you build a business, but in doing so
provides income, food and basic needs for communities, orphanages
and individuals in Africa.
100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If you are
unhappy with your purchase for any reason at all (or even for no reason),
you can return your item(s) for a full refund or exchange: whichever you
All returns must be undamaged and returned within 30
days of your purchase for a complete refund. Clothing must not be soiled
or laundered. There is no refund of shipping costs or returned merchandise.
Facts About Africa
- You have
over 1,500 authentic African products available on our website.
- You will find from 50 to 150 brand new products every
- Our website shows wholesale prices. If you are a retail customer you
will see retail prices when you are logged in. (What
is wholesale and retail?, How
do I see retail prices if I'm a wholesaler?, How
do I know which account I have?)
- There are over 2,000 successful businesses and individuals in the US right now who are earning all of their incom
- e, or extra income, with Africa Imports products.
Imports can show you the best ways to grow your business.
- Because our business only succeeds when
you do, we provide everything you need to grow your business for free. You get free books,
videos, and online information on ethnic products.
Monday-Friday 9 AM to 7 PM EST
Saturday 9 AM to 3 PM EST
Online Ordering 24/7
Any questions call toll free 800-500-6120 or email email@example.com
Our address is 240 South Main Street Unit A South Hackensack, NJ 07606. We are in the Greater New York
You can pick up an order from our offices at any time that we are open. Please place any orders before coming to pick them up, so that you do not need to wait a long time while your items are pulled from the warehouse. Please also place any orders before 3:00pm if you are planning on picking them up on the same day.
You can visit us if you like, however we are not a retail store. We are in a 15,000 square foot warehouse with 3,000 square feet of offices. So if you visit, you will not be able to see
items available. Most products are pre-packaged for shipping and on large high shelves. If you are looking for inventory for your business, we are happy to have you visit us, but you will be able to see many more products on our website or in our
- For a map to our offices, click here.
- For directions to our offices from Manhattan, click here.
If you need to speak with anyone else further contact customer service to transfer your call at 1-800-500-6120. Or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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