The Gulf South Index – a cooperative project by The Ehrhardt Group and Causeway Solutions – shares the latest opinions and trends of media and consumers in the Gulf South and throughout the nation.
Sam’s Club associates from across southern Louisiana worked together to deliver 10 tons of fresh produce to University Medical Center and set up a drive-thru farmer’s market to distribute the food and thank the hospital’s healthcare workers and employees.
ExxonMobil Refinery donates fuel to Baton Rouge emergency responders and provides gas gift cards to support local health care workers. The ExxonMobil Baton Rouge chemical plant is also providing additional isopropyl alcohol (IPA) to relief efforts.
The Gulf South Index – a cooperative project by The Ehrhardt Group and Causeway Solutions – measures how people make decisions about what to buy and where to go so brands can know how to best collect information and make decisions in 2020. At the end of March, residents of the Gulf South remain hopeful that 2020 will be better than 2019, even as they struggle in the same ways as the rest of the U.S. in dealing with COVID-19.
While the pandemic timeline remains uncertain, brands are finding creative ways to tailor their services and products to coincide with the current needs of consumers and we are seeing new consumer trends and reactions based on developments over the last week.
Louisiana is producing thousands of bottles of hard-to-find hand sanitizer, thanks to a quickly assembled collaboration among state agencies and three manufacturers including ExxonMobil donating the ingredients.
Galatoire’s is excited to announce locals can now purchase its Shrimp Remoulade and Shrimp Creole at select Rouses Markets in the New Orleans area. These delicious grab-and-go menu items are currently available at the Veterans-Causeway, Tchoupitoulas and Carrollton locations.
In an effort to assist communities across Southeast Louisiana amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Chevron’s Gulf of Mexico Business Unit has committed $350,000, in total, to Bayou Community Foundation, Northshore Community Foundation, Northshore Food Bank and Second Harvest Food Bank to supply resources to local families and individuals in need.
As COVID-19 continues to impact Louisianians, credit unions across the state offer tools and resources to their members. Louisiana credit unions have activated their pandemic response plans to minimize impact on the delivery of financial services and keep members, customers and employees safe.
The people of Louisiana’s energy industry are vital in efforts to stop the spread of the Coronavirus and treat COVID-19. ExxonMobil Baton Rouge donated isopropyl alcohol to Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.
At The Ehrhardt Group, we are specifically interested in understanding how consumers are changing or reinforcing their behaviors during this time of crisis. Equally as important, figuring out which consumer and media behaviors may become permanent will impact how we communicate with each other in the future.
Beware of hype cycles. Instead, stay focused on the facts, rely on trusted news sources such as your daily newspaper and local TV and radio stations, and check for updates frequently. Check out the below infographic from PRSA.
In the midst of our world’s public health crisis, Louisiana’s chemical facilities continue to go to work creating the things that many of us are using in the fight against Coronavirus.
Galatoire’s announces the expansion of its Family Meals To-Go to include lunch. The restaurant will be practicing social distancing upon payment and pickup.
The way a business or organization communicates with its stakeholders now is key to their reputation and how they fare with the people and communities that are most important to them. As we all maneuver through this uncharted territory, it is important now, perhaps more than ever, to address and manage the public’s expectations of us as businesses, community institutions and valued organizations.
Given recent global events, The Ehrhardt Group | TegPR is working closely with clients and trusted media partners to deliver accurate and timely industry and client news related to COVID-19. For questions related to this ongoing situation or for help managing your business’ response to this crisis please contact us. 504.558.0311 email@example.com
The Louisiana Nursing Home Association instructed visitors to arrange alternative ways to contact their loved ones in nursing homes to prevent the potential spread of COVID-19.
MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL to launch the 2020-2021 Broadway in New Orleans season at the Saenger Theatre. The spectacular seven-show lineup also includes HADESTOWN, AIN’T TOO PROUD – THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS, TOOTSIE, MY FAIR LADY, CATS, and the return of HAMILTON.
The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana Partners with Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas to Open American Indian Center in Houston, Texas
The Ehrhardt Group recognizes team member Laura Avilés for being elected to Camp Challenge’s 2020 Board of Directors.