BBQGuys In The News

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    Baton Rouge Mayor Sharon Weston Broome honors BBQGuys® for its involvement in the eBay Retail Revival program - January 2020

    BBQGuys® was recently honored by Baton Rouge Mayor Sharon Weston Broome for its involvement in the eBay Retail Revival program, which has bolstered economic growth in Louisiana’s capital city since its launch on July 30, 2019.

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    Ecommerce Careers at BBQGuys - October 2019

    For the past 20-plus years, BBQGuys has maintained a strong reputation as both the nation’s largest outdoor living retailer and one of Baton Rouge’s best places to work.

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  • BBQGuys® Announces Best BBQ Smokers of 2019 - August 28, 2019

    After more than 20 years of testing and selling smokers, BBQGuys® is especially qualified to create this list, which includes the top-rated electric smokers, best gas smokers, best charcoal smokers, and the best pellet smokers and Grills.

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    BBQGuys Lands a Spot on the 2019 Inc. 5000 List - August 2019

    For the 12th consecutive year, BBQGuys® earned a place on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The business based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, jumped more than 200 spots in this year’s rankings as it continued cementing its foothold as the nation’s leading online retailer for grilling and outdoor living products.

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    BBQGuys Selected as U.S. Senate Small Business of the Week - April 29, 2019

    The United States Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship named BBQGuys the national Small Business of the Week.

    The Committee recognizes one small business each week.

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    BBQGuys named one of the “2014 Best Places to Work”!

    Contributing to BBQGuys's #35 ranking are company perks like referral bonuses & shift bonuses, plus special programs including one-on-one lunches with the CEO, Friday learning clubs and Paid Time Grilling. The honor was revealed at an awards breakfast on Wednesday, October 15th, prior to the kickoff of the annual Louisiana Business Symposium.

    In compiling the Best Places to Work rankings, employees of participating companies were surveyed and questioned by Best Companies Group about company policies, practices, demographics and benefits. The winners of the inaugural Best Places to Work awards presented by Business Report, the Greater Baton Rouge Society for Human Resource Management and the Louisiana Workforce Commission.

    The entire story and full list of winners is at

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    BBQGuys lands at lucky #3113 on the #Inc5000 list for 2014

    For the past 7 of the last 8 years, BBQGuys has maintained a strong position on the Inc5000's list of fastest-growing private companies in America. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy - America's independent entrepreneurs.

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    Google Showcases BBQGuys in Economic Impact Report

    Google's state level economic impact report was the focus of Google's Washington DC press conference held on Tuesday, May 25, 2010. Google invited BBQGuys President Michael Hackley and CEO Corey Tisdale to join Claire Hughes Johnson, Vice President of Global Online Sales at Google; Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu (D); Senator Richard Burr of North Carolina; and several other company executives to discuss the benefits of advertising on the search giant and to unveil Google's Economic Impact Study. Google chose BBQGuys as Louisiana's sole featured advertiser out of 9,900 advertisers and web publishers.

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  • BBQGuys Makes Top 100 List

    BBQGuys is movin' on up! We've climbed 4 spots to #78 on the Baton Rouge Business Report's list of "Top 100 Private Companies" in Louisiana for 2014. In the spring of 2014, the Business Report companies according to their reported or estimated revenue for the most recently completed fiscal year, which in most cases was the calendar year 2013.

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