They’ve become a common part of the Southern Nevada desert: utility terrain vehicles zipping around the Nellis Dunes recreation area north of Las Vegas or Jeep Jamborees negotiating bumpy Rocky Gap Road from the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area to Pahrump.
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Las Vegas’ craft beer movement has tapped downtown in a big way, with the recent openings of a new microbrewery and a beer garden on both ends of the Fremont Street Experience.
It’s hard to single out the most noteworthy part of the recent sale of a local CVS drugstore. Maybe it’s the deal’s price tag, certainly the most expensive CVS ever sold locally. Perhaps it’s the shop’s location on the Strip just south of Sahara Avenue, which positions it as a harbinger of development to come.
Skyworks Aerial Systems took home $80,000 in cash and prizes April 4, as winners of the 2014 Dominic Anthony Marrocco Southern Nevada Business Plan Competition.
Dominic Anthony Marrocco is perhaps most well-known for buying Mike Tyson’s mansion, where he once hosted a televised poker tournament. But he’s also an honorary fellow at UNLV’s College of Engineering, where he teaches students about technology and business startups once a week.
Caesars Entertainment Corp. and the New York Mets extended their marketing and promotional agreement through 2018, which gives the casino company a presence at Citi Field, the Major League Baseball team’s home park.
The ink was hardly dry on lottery giant Scientific Games Corp.’s $1.5 billion buyout of slot machine manufacturer WMS Industries when the corporate management team was shaken up with a new CEO and chairman in November. An even larger transition could come later this year.
Many small-business people become so attached to their businesses that when the market indicates that it’s time to change, they may miss the impact of the signals. How do they know when they need to redirect?
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