The state’s taxable sales jumped to $3.81 billion in the month, up 8.3 percent from $3.52 billion in January 2014, the state Department of Taxation reported Friday.
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The state’s unemployment rate held steady at 7.1 percent from January to February, as job formation surged and people entered the labor pool, the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Friday.
A Republican state lawmaker’s move to raise Nevada’s base wage appears popular, though progressives want more.
Swedish furniture retailer IKEA has set a date for the ground breaking of its southwest Las Vegas store.
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New and returning workers poured into Nevada’s labor pool in January, driving up the state’s unemployment rate even as job growth soared, the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Thursday.
Free-spending roundball fans following their favorite colleges in the West Coast, Mountain West, Western Athletic and Pac-12 conferences are expected to spend millions of dollars this week, offering a hefty midweek boost for hotels and restaurants.
The measure would take aim at the $300 billion Calpers, America’s largest public pension fund and administrator of pensions for more than 3,000 state and local agencies.
The decision to nudge aside AT&T, which has been part of the Dow for the better part of a century, is a recognition of the way in which communications and technology have evolved over the last several decades.
Tony Hsieh’s downtown redevelopment initiative is adding a trio of new distinct restaurant concepts in a single building in the heart of a burgeoning foodie row along the Carson Avenue corridor near Downtown Project’s signature Container Park on East Fremont.
Canon Solutions America is opening a new Las Vegas sales and service office with a ceremony and open house on Friday.
Bigger may not always be better when it comes to the size of a business park and its impact on the market. But the demand for large spaces is helping to fuel the steady recovery of the local commercial real estate scene.
NEW YORK — The Nasdaq on Monday closed above 5,000 for the first time since the year 2000 dot-com bubble as tech stocks were boosted by deals, while the S&P 500 and Dow indexes hit records after economic data pointed to a slowly accelerating economy.
Pope Francis launched a fresh attack on economic injustice on Saturday, condemning the “throw-away culture” of globalization and calling for new ways of thinking about poverty, welfare, employment and society.
Nevada businesses sold $4.87 billion in tangible goods in the last month of 2014. That was a 10.2 percent increase from sales in December 2013, the state Department of Taxation reported Wednesday.
There is no debate that Station Casinos had a strong finish to 2014, giving analysts hope that recovery in the Las Vegas locals gaming market is underway. Now, the investment community may want a piece of the action.
Nevada’s employer count hit a new high in the fourth quarter. The state had 61,200 employers in the period from October through December, the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Monday.
For a decade, north Strip casino operators anticipated a redevelopment of the area that would include new megaresorts and entertainment complexes rivaling projects underway on the boulevard’s southern end.
New Media Investment Group Inc. announced Thursday that it has reached an agreement to purchase substantially all of the assets of Stephens Media, LLC for $102.5 million.
United Airlines will outsource about 1,150 positions at Reno and 15 other airports across the country, but reached tentative agreements with its union to keep another 800 jobs in-house that also had been under scrutiny, a company spokesman said Friday.
The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Friday that the average weekly statewide wage in the third quarter was up from 2013.
The downtown-headquartered retailer projects an operating profit of $97 million this year — 77.9 percent jump from the $54.5 million in profits in 2014.
What do you do when sales haven’t budged in two years? You sell harder.
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