Virendra Chhikara,Center Director of The Louisiana Small Business Development Center(LSBDC) at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, says the dream of owning a profitable business is possible even with competition from major online retailers.
Chhikara says local businesses have advantages of relationships with loyal lifelong customers that value personal service.
November 14 at 6 p.m. KEDM's Policy and a Pint : Small Business Value in a Dot Com World will discuss the importance of shopping locally. The open public forum features a panel of business leaders, educators, and officials that will answer questions about keeping business local.
When: Tuesday Nov. 14 5:30 p.m. Meet and Greet - 6:00 p.m. "LIVE" radio discussion
Where: Enoch's Irish Pub - 507 Louisiville AVe. Monroe ,LA
Listen: Event Playback - Tuesday Nov 21 at 6:00 p.m. on 90.3 KEDM and online at KEDM.org.