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COVID accelerated the trends between winners and losers in the retail world. Retailers like Target, who had already begun to position their brick-and-mortar stores as fulfillment hubs, were the winners.

Marty Mayer, Stirling president and CEO, speaking about the challenging road to securing the space for a new, smaller than usual Target store that opened Oct. 23 at 3450 Highway 190 in Mandeville.


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The process has been a difficult one, but it has been the most engaging and exciting process of my political career, and we have withstood a battering at our community events. When I say hundreds of people have been yelling at us, I mean that literally, and we’ve stayed and listened.

Cynthia Lee Sheng, Jefferson Parish president, speaking at the Oct. 13 State of Jefferson event hosted by the Jefferson Chamber about her plans to rethink how the parish uses six of its 27 playgrounds. Among her goals are to increase access to high quality sports training for all.

 

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Episode 125
The latest from MSY with Director of Aviation Kevin Dolliole
Dolliole shares his thoughts on how the airport weathered the pandemic — and a very chaotic summer — and looks ahead to exciting new additions. Along with added flight options, travelers will be seeing a new offering at the airport that he said was the result of an unexpected consumer behavior change during the pandemic.

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Episode 124
Commander’s Palace “Wine Guy” Talks “Sips of Autumn” and Holiday Pairings
Dan Davis — the sommelier, better known as the “Wine Guy” at Commander’s Palace — is talking wine. Davis shares how the restaurant used wine to bring in extra revenue, and sanity, during the pandemic. He also shares the details of a must-attend event for any wine lover this month and offers some fun insight into the world of wine, including his top pics for your table this holiday season.

 

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