StayLocal is Greater New Orleans’ independent business alliance. We create an environment for local businesses to thrive through research, education, and advocacy.


StayLocal Releasing ReadyBiz tool

StayLocal developed ReadyBiz, a series of short videos making it easier for you to do business in New Orleans. Sign up here to be invited to view the videos when they premiere.


Among independent retailers nationwide, “only 11 percent of those selling on Amazon’s Marketplace described their experience as successful”.

Report Charts Amazon’s Impact

The ILSR recently published report detailing the struggles faced by American independent businesses. Trouble accessing bank capital and rising commercial rents are challenges documented in the report, as well as the monopolization of retail by read the full report here.

Sell Big During #ShopSmall

Merchant services expert Alison Burns (L) and marketing experts Blake Haney (M) and Daniela Capistrano (R) advised StayLocal member businesses during a recent morning of planning for robust sales this holiday season. Thank to LCIA for supporting the workshop.



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