Biz The Magazine - November 2020

Sausage Celebration

Jennifer Gibson Schecter was once a tourist in New Orleans herself and is now proud to call NOLA home. She also writes the Wednesday Tourism Blog on BizNewOrleans.com.   “Andouille is a…

BIZ Talks

Episode 24 How to Rebuild New Orleans Tourism Stephen Perry, president and CEO of New Orleans & Company, discusses the fate of New Orleans restaurants and hotels, and how long it’ll be before the city reaches 2019 levels of tourism…

Editor's Note

If there’s one thing this global pandemic has done it’s remind us all of the importance of our loved ones to our happiness and overall mental health. Many of us, myself included, have been spending a lot more time around…

Superdome Name Game

Chris Price is an award-winning journalist and public relations principal. When he’s not writing, he’s avid about music, the outdoors, and Saints, Ole Miss and Chelsea football. Price also authors the Friday…

The Truth About Family Businesses

Family businesses are the lifeblood of south Louisiana and the United States — 90% of businesses in this country are family-run or family-owned. Family businesses provide more than 60% of the nation’s employment and over half of the GDP. The…

A Legacy On The Move

A native New Orleanian, Poppy Tooker has spent her life devoted to the cultural essence that food brings to Louisiana, a topic she explores weekly on her NPR-affiliated radio show, Louisiana Eats!…

Publisher's Note

As we enter November, the month of Thanksgiving, I look at this year, like most of you, as one we would like to skip. However, if we did, we would have never been able to celebrate some special family events.…

Muffuletta in the Making

California Sicilian-style green olives are the main ingredient of the Perrone & Sons olive salad, which remains one of the top sellers among the now over 7,000 products offered by the family-owned company that started with Progress Grocery in 1924.…

A Sweet Success Story

  While 2020 has rained economic hardship on many small and family-owned businesses, it has created unexpected opportunity for others. Some of these organizations, like grocery retailers, have found themselves in the right industry at the right time. Others…

Good News and Bad News

As the COVID-19 pandemic hit, everyone concerned about necessities like toilet paper or thermometers has been reminded of the critical importance of the supply chain. - Jessica Ragusa, communications manager for the Port of New Orleans Even though the flow…