A couple in Henderson is taking a hands-on approach to teaching their children about work and money — they’ve helped their three preteen daughters create a profitable business and now they’re working for their kids.
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You might say MarkieChar Jewelry is a gem of a boutique. Its owner, Faith Lozich, carries hard-to-find lines, one made by women in Uganda and her own pieces. It’s long been a dream of hers to own a shop. The trouble was, she had no idea what kind of merchandise it would entail.
Visa and MasterCard are renewing a push to speed the adoption of microchips into U.S. credit and debit cards in the wake of recent high-profile data breaches, including this week’s revelation that hackers stole consumer data from eBay’s computer systems.
Don’t go into Sweet Bubble when you’re hungry — the displays may give you ideas. The store sells handmade soaps crafted to look like bakery items, including cookies, cupcakes, scones and doughnuts. The owners have opened a new Boca Park location at 740 S. Rampart Blvd. to complement their Town Square Las Vegas store at 6569 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
RECon, a global retail real estate convention underway through Tuesday at the Las Vegas Convention Center, is attracting approximately 33,000 attendees of the retail and real estate industry.
Shoppers at Planet Hollywood Resort’s Miracle Mile can now purchase their favorite Hello Kitty, Marvel Comics, “Star Trek,” “Star Wars,” “Transformers” and “Walking Dead” gear as a new pop-up store, Ink & Vector, made its debut on April 1.
Jim Heilmann has managed shopping centers in Northbrook, Ill.; Kalamazoo, Mich.; Tucson, Ariz.; and now, the Las Vegas Strip. Heilmann is the general manager of the Fashion Show mall, the retail center popular with Las Vegas-area fashionistas and tourists alike.
A new animation movie company called Dancing Bear Entertainment is talking with North Las Vegas about buying its former city hall for the company’s home base. Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki is also working with the company and has introduced the group to the Nevada Film Office.
The announcement earlier this week that Sears will be closing 500 stores nationwide is just another example of the struggle shopping malls are facing as anchor stores vanish.
A year after the Howard Hughes Corp. broke ground on Downtown Summerlin, a 1.6 million-square-foot retail and shopping environment near Charleston Boulevard and the 215 Beltway, the company announced an Oct. 9 opening for the development.
The Commerce Department said Tuesday that seasonally adjusted retail sales rose just 0.1 percent last month, after surging 1.5 percent in March following a harsh winter that had curtailed shopping.
Retail developments are underway on the Strip at both the Forum Shops at Caesars and Planet Hollywood’s Miracle Mile Shops and both will soon be adding more stores and eateries to their rosters.
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.