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Gentilly Woods Shopping Center Wal-Mart negotiations hinge on price, minority businesses

By David Hammer The Times-Picayune The three-year roller-coaster ride of the blighted Gentilly Woods Shopping Center site has come down to this: The New Orleans Redevelopment Authority thinks the shopping center is worth $400,000 more than Wal-Mart does
The Munch Factory Wins $10K in Business Competition

The Munch Factory Wins $10K in Business Competition

Grow Gentilly, a new business competition created by Capital One Bank to help Gentilly-area businesses grow, has seen its first set of of winners.
City of New Orleans Hosts Business Information Sessions

City of New Orleans Hosts Business Information Sessions


NEW ORLEANS, LA — This week, the City’s Office of Economic Development will host another series of Business Information Sessions featuring information, resources and opportunities helpful for business owners and entrepreneurs.
Small Business Saturday Supports Local Businesses

Small Business Saturday Supports Local Businesses

Courtesy of Foundation for Louisiana Did you know that November 26th is Small Business Saturday? Did you know that small businesses are a big part of Louisiana’s economy, employing more than half of the state’s workforce?

Study Finds Local Businesses Key to Income Growth

By Stacey Mitchell New Rules Project August 17, 2011 The results of a new study suggest that the key to reversing the long-term trend of stagnating incomes in the U.S. lies in nurturing small, locally owned businesses and limiting further expansion and market consolidation by large corporations.
The JuJu Bag Cafe

The JuJu Bag Cafe

The JuJu Bag is a locally-owned cafe and barber salon, located at the intersection of Franklin and Filmore Avenues, directly across the street from the Milne’s Boys Home.
Gentilly Vision Source

Gentilly Vision Source

The doctors at Gentilly Vision Source have been committed to providing quality eye care for a range of patients from newborns to seniors using the latest technology in products and diagnostic treatment.
Mike's Hardware

Mike’s Hardware

Mike’s Hardware has been serving the needs of New Orleans residents for nearly thirty years. Since opening in 1981, the LaFleur family has grown the business by offering old fashioned personalized service along with a broad selection of products and services at competitive prices.
Noyo Designs

Noyo Designs

Noyo Designs is the label of native New Orleanian and artist Ayo Scott. Noyo is a collection of unique art designs printed on an assortment of urban apparel.
Rouses Purchases Gentilly Shopping Center

Rouses Purchases Gentilly Shopping Center

Jennifer Larino New Orleans CityBusiness Published November 3, 2011 Rouses Markets has purchased the entire Lake Oak Shopping Center in Gentilly midway through the remodel of its Franklin Avenue store, which anchors the center.
At The Munch Factory in New Orleans, you're treated like family

At The Munch Factory in New Orleans, you’re treated like family

By Brett Anderson The Times-Picayune Published October 21, 2011 The word “munch” informs what transpires at the Munch Factory in ways that do not end with its appearance on the restaurant’s menu and sign. To owners Jordan and Alexis Ruiz, munch is something like a guiding principle.
Federal Grant Brings Walmart to Gentilly

Federal Grant Brings Walmart to Gentilly

By Ariella Cohen The Lens It was a week before Hurricane Katrina’s sixth anniversary and the prevailing mood of the Gentilly town hall meeting was frustration.