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Economic development organizations see progress as more local businesses reopen; ponder the future

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) -With the first phase of the reopening of Louisiana’s economy complete and the start of the… Read More »

June 12, 2020 | Read Story »

How can New Orleans bring back visitors after coronavirus? By reinventing itself, leaders say

New Orleans’ ailing jobs market, heavily dependent on tourism, can rebound in the coming months only if officials convince the… Read More »

June 10, 2020 | Read Story »

Michael Hecht: This is how New Orleans can benefit from post-coronavirus economic change

The global economy is changing because of the coronavirus. In Greater New Orleans, if we act today, these changes can… Read More »

June 26, 2020 | Read Story »

Website allows local businesses to shop, sell COVID-19 products

GNO, Inc. has launched an online platform for businesses in the New Orleans area looking to buy or sell high-demand… Read More »

May 18, 2020 | Read Story »

Resilia Closes Milestone Funding Round

New Orleans-based Resilia, founded by Sevetri Wilson, has announced an $8M series A funding round, led by Mucker Capital and… Read More »

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COVID-19 could create economic opportunities, Louisiana officials say

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on how much of the nation’s supply chain is based overseas. If corporations… Read More »

May 8, 2020 | Read Story »

As the economy ails GNO Inc issues recommendations for safely reopening more businesses

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) – As the economy shows deep scars from the COVID-19 pandemic an economic development organization releases… Read More »

April 29, 2020 | Read Story »

New Orleans businesses make the case to reopen amid coronavirus: ‘People need to get back to work’

New Orleans area business leaders set out plans to re-open the economy in a report Tuesday, part of a growing… Read More »

April 28, 2020 | Read Story »