Where your olive oil comes from doesn’t matter as much as when it was picked (green off the tree) and how it was processed (two to four hours after harvest). So says Mercedes Burkavage, who co-owns Big Horn Olive Oil Company, a retail olive oil and balsamic tasting room that recently opened its first Las Vegas location at 2110 N. Rampart Blvd.
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In the desert in the summertime, you can never have enough ice. That’s the premise of Ice Now, a 5-year-old Phoenix company that opened a Southern Nevada outlet in earnest in April after a soft opening in November.
Jane Lee’s passion these days is in the kitchen. During the downturn, Lee ditched her career as a broker in residential and commercial mortgages and started Jadon Foods, a manufacturer of baked treats that cater to those with food allergies.
He’s back. Well, back in the Austin, Texas, area anyway. Developer Chris Milam, who unsuccessfully pitched an arena-and-stadium proposal to the city of Henderson and was sued over the deal, is trying to build a movie and TV studio development 12 miles west of Austin.
The Retail Association of Nevada said Mother’s Day spending in the Silver State is expected to reach $293 million and consumers are expected to spend an average of $162.94 on gifts this year.
Target shuttered two Las Vegas area stores over the weekend, one at 278 S. Decatur Blvd., and another at 2189 W. Craig Road in North Las Vegas.
Las Vegas-based HIG Management, owner of 400 food courts around the United States, took one look at the Luna Rossa Ristorante next to the SlotZilla zip line attraction on Fremont Street and knew what it wanted.
Target’s CEO has become the first boss of a major corporation to lose his job over a breach of customer data, showing how responsibility for computer security now reaches right to the top.
Look for Allegiant Air to introduce a co-branded credit card soon. Asked about whether the airline plans a loyalty program, President Andrew Levy said they wouldn’t have a traditional frequent-flier club, but a credit card that would reward customers with incentives.
U.S. car buyers came out of hibernation in April to spend on pickup trucks and SUVs, fueling an auto sales rebound that analysts expect to last the rest of the year. Locally, an auto executive also reported brisk sales.
Sprouts Farmers Market unveiled its third Las Vegas-area location in Henderson on Wednesday to upbeat customers but a cautionary word of advice by a UNLV economics professor.
Taxable sales jumped across Nevada and in Clark County in February. The dollar volume of goods sold by businesses statewide came in at $3.51 billion in the month, up 4.6 percent from $3.4 billion a year earlier, officials said Tuesday.
Station Casinos launched a mobile application that lets smartphone users access information about the company’s 18 Southern Nevada casinos. Boarding Pass loyalty program members can gain information about their accounts and customers can make reservations or enjoy special offers
The Galleria mall at Sunset is getting a $24.1 million makeover, complete with a fresh “outdoor venue.”
The 220,000-square-foot Sahara Center at the northeast corner of Sahara Boulevard and Hualapai is scheduled to open in early October.
SlotZilla’s opening downtown is coming soon although the only official message is “Opening soon” signs on the ticket office exterior glass. But workers at the new Banger Brewing storefront in the Neonopolis center about 15 feet from SlotZilla can’t wait for the Fremont Street Experience attraction to open.
Easter sales nationwide are expected to reach $15.9 billion. Assuming the same trends hold true in Nevada, Easter sales in the Silver State are expected to ring up $235 million.
General Growth Properties Inc. on Thursday announced the appointment of Mark Thorsen as general manager of Meadows mall. Thorsen will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of the nearly 1 million square foot suburban shopping center.
Construction of the second phase at Tivoli Village comes as Tivoli Village President Patrick Done said a feasibility study has been completed and discussions are underway with potential operators of a 7-story 150-room boutique hotel that could be built as part of a third phase.
U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos and furniture, according to a Commerce Department report on Monday. But Nevada has seen continuous retail growth for 48 months, according to the Retail Association of Nevada.
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.
Construction on the largest retail project built in Las Vegas since the Fashion Show mall opened in 1981 is proceeding in Summerlin and on track to open for the holiday season.
Family Dollar said Thursday that will cut jobs and close about 370 underperforming stores as it tries to reverse sagging sales and earnings. The discount store operator will also permanently lower prices on about 1,000 basic items.