The Advocate - Acadiana Business Advocate
Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Good morning, Acadiana!

Today’s top business news:

State Rep. Blake Miguez's family business in jeopardy over First NBC loan

State Rep. Blake Miguez’s family business is in jeopardy after it allegedly defaulted on a multimillion-dollar loan that originated with First NBC Bank, which collapsed last year. Read more

Gulfgate Contstruction among six Acadiana businesses make top 100 fastest-growing, LSU Tiger-owned or Tiger-led businesses

Six Acadiana companies made LSU's 2018 list of the 100 fastest-growing companies owned or led by graduates of LSU.  Read more

David's Bridal files for bankruptcy, but your order is safe

David's Bridal is filing for bankruptcy protection but there is no danger for customers who have ordered dresses because operations are continuing as normal while the wedding and prom retailer restructures. Read more


Art gallery, gifts store Sibley Designs opens in Oil Center

After four years of primarily selling her art and custom paper designs online, Lauren Sibley Brasseaux decided to take a chance earlier this month and open her own gallery in the heart of the Oil Center. Read more

Sofas & Chairs opens store on Ambassador after years in La-Z-Boy

After years of operating out of the back of the nearby La-Z-Boy, the Stoma family has reopened Sofas & Chairs at 4601 Ambassador Caffery Parkway. Read more

Who's drilling in Louisiana? Here are the well permits filed for Nov. 10-17

Well permits for Nov. 10-17 Read more