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Las Vegas retailer acquired by LA equity firm

Marshall Retail Group of Las Vegas, a specialty retailer for high-foot-traffic marketplaces with locations in casinos, hotels and airports nationwide, has been acquired by Brentwood Associates, a Los Angeles-based consumer-focused private equity investment firm.

Query: Are there better deals than workplace coverage?

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.