Informative documents for consumers and businesses about the benefits of shopping locally.
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This document is essential for every business owner in New Orleans! Details, facts, resources and other vital information for doing business in NOLA lies within.
Keep up to date with New Orleans City workshops, and business info sessions on the Stay Local! events page: http://staylocal.org/events
Rate sheet for the Urban Conservancy’s annual Stay Local! Guide to Commerce & Culture. This unique print guide is a supplement to staylocal.org featuring nearly 2,000 locally-owned businesses within the five-parish area.
October 13, 2009 Powerpoint presentation submitted before the New Orleans City Council Special Development Projects and Economic Development Committee on The Urban Conservancy’s latest study “Thinking Outside the Box: A Report on Independent Merchants and the Local Economy”:http://www.staylocal.org/info/category.stay-local-reports/, measuring the economic impact of locally-owned businesses in the Greater New Orleans Area.
The 2009 study of Magazine Street merchants, Thinking Outside the Box: A Report on Independent Merchants and the New Orleans Economy, shows that local retailers, when compared to leading chain competitors, generate twice the annual sales, recirculate revenue within the local economy at twice the rate, and on a per square foot basis, have four times the economic impact. The study was conducted by The Urban Conservancy in partnership with Civic Economics. Funding provided by blue moon fund, inc. and infographic created by five65 Design.
The long-term vision for the corridor is to develop a trail and park system that spans from the French Quarter to the Cemeteries. Immediate work will focus on securing right-of-way and constructing a trail and park corridor between Basin Street and Jeff Davis Boulevard.
BigBoxToolKit.com provides a variety of tools to help citizens both beat the big boxes and chart a new course for economic development in their communities.
Learn how small, independent businesses can prosper, when planners use the right tools to manage economic growth.