Press and News

A few articles from newspapers, magazines, and journals on the state of local businesses in New Orleans and across the nation.

StayLocal on the "Conscious Business Show"  presented by Radio  Entrepreneurs  - Meredith Cherney sat down with the Conscious Business Show at the Local Sustainable Economies Conference in Boston to discuss what StayLocal's work in New Orleans. Watch the clip or hear the full interview >

StayLocal on the "Humanist Perspective" presented by the New Orleans Secular Humanist Association  -  Beth Deitch with NOSHA talks with Meredith Cherney, StayLocal's Program Manager about supporting local. Watch the clip >

StayLocal Small Business Saturday Media Coverage 2016:


Meredith Cherney, StayLocal's Program Manager, on "The Spudcast" -  Meredith sat down with John "Spud" McConnell to discuss the importance of shopping local. Watch the episode here >

IBERIABANK and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) Partnership Grant Program (PGP) Coverage:

NOLA Know-How Media Coverage: 

StayLocal Small Business Saturday Media Coverage 2015:

StayLocal #ShopWestMag Media Coverage -  Magazine St. business down because of construction (WWL)

How Independent Businesses Kept New Orleans Afloat - Our boss lady Dana Eness was on Marketplace on WWNO with David Brancaccio talking about how independent businesses kept New Orleans afloat after Hurricane Katrina! Listen here >

StayLocal is Challenging Shoppers to Spend Close to Home - StayLocal's Meredith Cherney explains that the holidays are often criticized as a time of excess and consumption, but a local present gives to more people than you realize." Read the full article here >

Interview with the Project Coordinator at StayLocal - StayLocal’s past project coordinator Mark Strella talks about StayLocal’s goals and mission. See the entire interview here >

It's Time to Capture Online Sales Taxes - Guest editorial by Dana Eness For the past several years, with the growth of online commerce, David Guidry has seen customers come into his stores, look over his merchandise and take advantage of his well-trained staff to help them make an informed purchasing decision. Then, they go online to purchase it from on out-of-state retailer that does not collect or remit sales tax. Read it here >