CONQUERING NEW MARKETS: Girari Sustainable Event Furnishings, a 12-year-old company that rents and sells high-end, contemporary furniture made of recyclable materials billed as “sustainable” furniture, is bringing his “green” business to Las Vegas. With one local showroom already, and plans for another one in the World Market Center, owner Darryl Aken plans to conquer the high-end event planning market.
Q&A WITH ANTI-HUNGER GROUP EXECS: Business Press Editor Ian Mylchreest talks with Three Square CEO Julie Murray and Eric Hilton, who originated and organized funding for the major new initiative against hunger.
DIAMONDS, DIAMONDS EVERYWHERE: Las Vegas is coming of age as a market for selling fine jewels with a trio of new jewelry stores opening at the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. But the competition isn’t scaring the vendors. The opening of other jewelry outlets has made the Forum Shops all the more attractive to newcomers.
THIS WEEK’S LIST: The top local convenience stores and pharmacies.