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2020 Business Year in Review

Before moving on to 2021, we look at the top business news from the past year in NWLA There was no bigger single item facing...

Giving Back: Nonprofits count on business donations to make ends meet, and 2020 is...

‘Tis the season for giving, and as 2020 nears its end, the needs in Shreveport-Bossier are greater than ever.  Currently, 6.9 percent, or around 11...

Giving Back: How to give safely during the pandemic

Donations are the lifeblood of many charitable organizations. Unfortunately, donations also can be the lifeblood of criminal operations designed to scam would-be donors. The potential...

11-2020 BIZ. Magazine e-reader edition

The electronic reader version of November 2020 BIZ Magazine As published Nov. 3, 2020. https://issuu.com/rbrownbossier/docs/11-2020_20biz

Pandemic, PPP, and Pivoting

Banks, others navigate 2020's challenges Emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns, slowdowns, layoffs and altogether shutterings, Louisiana’s banks not only emerged intact but also helped...

A history of the Shreveport-Bossier economy

*Edited from a summary of the Shreveport-Bossier MSA’s history as provided from the Louisiana Economic Outlook produced by Dr. Loren Scott The Shreveport/Bossier area suffered...

Economist: Shreveport-Bossier economy may boom

A state economist says Shreveport-Bossier is expected to emerge from the darkness caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, but not for several years. Dr. Loren Scott, professor...

Scott: Not all economic challenges are COVID-related

COVID-19 was not kind to Shreveport-Bossier’s economy, but the pandemic's effects were magnified by several key losses, says a state economist. Dr. Loren Scott, professor...

10-2020 BIZ. Magazine e-Edition

The electronic edition of the October 2020 BIZ Magazine in Shreveport-Bossier. This month is the annual BIZ. Shreveport-Bossier Progress edition. https://issuu.com/rbrownbossier/docs/10-2020_biz

Who received PPP loans in northwest Louisiana?

The Small Business Administration released data on the Paycheck Protection Program in July and it shows how the distribution of the loan money played...