Gov. Edwards is not expected to announce his plans for further reopening the state’s economy until early June, so until then, small business owners will have to hope the Band-Aid sticks long enough for them to get to Phase 2.
The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) hosted a conference call Tuesday, May 12 with health experts from Ochsner Health System and Our Lady of the Lady to give advice to local businesses preparing to reopen their doors during Phase 1 of Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards reopening plan.
Lance LeBlanc, owner of La Divina Italian Café on Perkins Rowe in Baton Rouge offered free 3 oz cup of gelato to all moms on Mother's Day. LeBlanc says moms and their children often visit the café. He says he wanted to honor them on Mother's Day by offering the free treat.
With the weekend approaching, many people would love to be at their favorite bar drinking their favorite beer, wine, or cocktail, but many bars are closed due to Governor John Bel Edwards’ stay-at-home orders.
The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) has announced a purchasing collaborative with Lyons Specialty Company, llc so businesses in Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas can buy personal protective equipment at competitive rates.
Perkins Rowe and the Mall of Louisiana announced Monday, May 4 that several businesses have started selling their products for pickup as a result of Governor John Bel Edwards’ loosening of some restrictions in his latest executive order.
On Tuesday, May 5, East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome announced the launch of the Mayor’s Business Roundtable Economic Recovery Working Group. It’s part of her Restart BR initiative.
The Baton Rouge-based digital marketing agency, Click Here Digital, will create 100 new jobs and move its corporate headquarters to a new facility along I-12, according to officials with Louisiana Economic Development (LED).
Many people are asking when nail salons will reopen. The official answer from the Governor’s Office is salon owners will have to wait until May 11 when Governor John Bel Edwards’ plans to update the state on what businesses can reopen and when.
Online fast-fashion retailer Fashion Nova will pay the federal government $9.3 million to be refunded to customers impacted by its “illegal” business practices, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) claims.