NOLA Business Insider: ‘Recycling’ New Orleans’ shopping malls |

Welcome to a new week and a new edition of NOLA Business Insider. Today, a look at how local malls are changing, a check-in on the struggle to find workers and a look at how Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, is managing through the prevailing conservative winds sweeping the south.

Also in today’s mix are two business stories with some football flair. Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis has a side gig in the restaurant business — and plans to transform an old haunt in Old Metairie. Meanwhile, Jeff Duncan looks at what the blockbuster $4.65 billion sale of the Denver Broncos might mean for the Saints down the line. 

MALL MAKEOVERS: Deal talks on the Esplanade Mall in Kenner have put the focus back on the old standbys of retailing: suburban shopping malls. There’s lots happening in the malls dotting the area, and Chad Calder has the details on

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What Does “Out for Delivery” Really Mean?

“Get ready to jump with joy as your order is out for delivery”. True to what it claims, the out for delivery notification is indeed special compared to the other transactional shipping notifications sent during the post-purchase, order delivery phase of ecommerce. 

But what makes this delivery stage so special? To know that we’ll start with what out for delivery means and where it sits in the ecommerce order delivery process. 

What Does Out for Delivery Mean?

When the order is set to be “out for delivery”, it means that the order will reach its destination on the same day or the next day, given the distance and situation between the carrier’s transportation hub or fulfilment center and the customer’s doorstep. 

Out for delivery indicates that the order is in the last mile of delivery and if all goes well, just the “delivered” result awaits. To help you understand better, 

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Fashion: Five of the hottest sunglasses trends

WHEN it arrives to eyeing up your components, handful of points are as important than a great pair of sunglasses.

From a design statement to an vital piece of holiday break package, a pair of sunnies can be a match changer for any outfit.

It truly is a probability to experiment with your model, and is a single of the best techniques to categorical yourself by way of vogue.

Best of all, they can multitask as both equally trendy and functional. This is what’s trending in the planet of sunglasses…


“Standout retro sun shades that will get you noticed are all-essential this yr,” claims Tim Harrison, director of WatchPilot ( isles).

He implies “tried and analyzed body designs, these as cat-eye” are specifically common at the second, popping up regularly on the runway with fashionable spins.

Whether it is a modern feline silhouette or a showstopper with a

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The Duchess of Cambridge causes surge in fashion searches after the Platinum Jubilee

Not only was the Platinum Jubilee a huge celebration of the Queen’s 70-year reign, but the event also provided us all with some unforgettable royal style moments. In particular, the Duchess of Cambridge made a big impression on fans with her fashion during the historic event.

E-commerce aggregator Lovethesales told WWD that Kate had the most popular style during the weekend, with searches for her fashion increasing by 400 per cent. Meanwhile, brand-performance software company Launchmetrics revealed that some of the duchess’ outfits generated millions of dollars in terms of media impact value.


Kate wore a number of stylish ensembles over the four-day event, starting with the Trooping The Colour parade, where she re-wore an Alexander McQueen ivory-hued coat dress, teaming it with a Philip Treacy fascinator and earrings that once belonged to Princess Diana.

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Her Platinum Jubilee wardrobe also included a

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