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


StayLocal Developing ReadyBiz tool

StayLocal is developing the ReadyBiz tool - a series of short videos making it easier for you to do business in New Orleans. Sign up here to be informed when ReadyBiz is released.


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

New Report Charts Amazon’s National Impact

The ILSR (Institute for Local Self-Reliance) has just 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 (StayLocal member businesses provided their Amazon perspective here). Surveys collected from owners of New Orleans businesses surveyed are included; read the full report here.

Join The Urban Conservancy for an event dedicated to inspiring, informing, and connecting people interested in learning about what's happening in stormwater management. FYI --Front Yard Initiative--participants, other homeowners, and green sector professionals are welcome to come attend and learn about going from gray to green. RSVP here.



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