The seven local Auto Tech shops are being converted to the Meineke brand, doubling the national auto repair franchiser’s footprint in Southern Nevada.
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Risk-taking entrepreneurs may not realize how precarious business can be until they see over the edge of the cliff. Some learn that not being successful, sometimes for years, doesn’t put success out of reach.
Two airlines are promising new flights to Las Vegas before the end of the year. Virgin Atlantic Airlines, which offers nonstop flights to McCarran International Airport from London’s Gatwick International and Manchester, England, plans to experiment with weekly nonstop round trips on Wednesdays from Glasgow, Scotland, during the month of September.
It’s become a local market truism: If you want a new home, prepare to drop $100,000 more than you’d shell out for a resale. But new research — admittedly sought out by home builders — shows that pricing gap may be overstated.
The economy has wreaked havoc on William Jacob’s career as a chef. Now the state is taking his taqueria but he hasn’t lost hope.
Gene Auffert manages a team of 1,800 people and a fleet of 900 vehicles at Yellow-Checker-Star Transportation, one of the largest cab companies in southern Nevada.
Las Vegas start-ups are embracing co-working spaces, both for the low rent and the synergies that come from working with similarly motivated entrepreneurs.
We’ve been advising consumers that they can’t buy plans through the state exchange until Nov. 15, unless they have a qualifying life event such as a relocation, birth or marriage. Although that’s still the case, the state Insurance Division recently asked us to remind Nevadans they can buy off of the state’s Nevada Health Link exchange at any time.
High performers risk overperforming, as did Stephanie Cook, founder of Stephanie Cook Wellness in Philadelphia.
How important are the uniforms and outfits worn by casino industry cocktail servers, dealers, valets, and other front-of-the-house resort personnel? Often, it’s a multi-million dollar marketing decision.
The area’s housing market continues to recover, but don’t expect a breakout year for home sales and permits until 2016 at the earliest.
Borgata, the company’s flagship resort in Atlantic City, may see a revenue boost from a far different means - Atlantic City is shrinking.
Kelley Goldberg manages the Intellectual Property and Technology Group at Brownstein Hyatt Farber and Schreck. The group handles billions of dollars in intellectual property assets for the nation’s largest gaming, hospitality and entertainment companies.
On Aug. 13, 1 Million Cups, a weekly gathering that aims to connect startup communities over cups of coffee and conversation across the country, launched in Las Vegas. The weekly event, located in the inNEVation Center, powered by Switch, seeks to engage, educate and connect entrepreneurs.
Last year, Clark County was home to 714 jobs in marketing consulting services and 2,684 jobs in advertising and public relations, according to the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages within the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation.
Who hasn’t wanted to shop around a little bit? In this case, a local reader wants to know if people with workplace coverage can look for better deals outside the office. We also help a computer-averse consumer find ways to reach actual human beings in her quest to change her coverage.
In Las Vegas, the average rate on six-month certificates hovers around 0.07 percent, according to Bankrate.com.
A long-planned apartment community in Green Valley Ranch is finally under construction.
Norman Bell is the new editor of the Business Press effective Aug. 18, and he already has big plans for the magazine.
If you’re being micromanaged or you think you are, try something new. View this as an opportunity to help you. You can convince yourself that the behavior isn’t personal once you understand it and become aware of its prevalence. Then you can capitalize on it.
As America First Credit Union celebrated the grand opening of its newest Las Vegas location at 6090 S. Durango Drive on Aug. 15, the 75-year-old financial institution also welcomed Matthew Dice as branch manager.
The Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorneys celebrated its 35th anniversary at a luncheon on Aug. 7 at the Las Vegas Country Club.
Ashley Ross, director of operations for Rollasole USA, started out thinking of a career in real estate. But as a lifelong resident of Las Vegas, she knew a product, which she first saw in Great Britain, could be a big hit in her hometown.
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