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.

The Urban Conservancy hosted an evening dedicated to inspiring, informing, and connecting people interested in learning about what's happening in stormwater management on August 21st. Thank you Parkway Bakery & Tavern, LaunchNOLA, LCI Workers’ Comp and all the partners who help connect FYI (Front Yard Initiative) homeowners to green sector professionals. Looking for a local company with stormwater management experience? Search StayLocal’s Directory of Green Sector Professionals here.



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