THIBODAUX, La. — Donald Rouse, president of Rouses Supermarket said he is fortunate to be operating in a region that is rebuilding and expanding, making the retailer immune to some of the economic pressures felt in other areas. “The economy in southern Louisiana is anti-cyclical. We are still rebuilding and there is a lot of activity. Our business is up in all locations,” Rouse said. Rouses operated about 25 upscale stores before it acquired 21 stores from A&P late last year. Rouses ...
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