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 Amazon.com (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.