Local business owners Eva Zalewski and Robert Vitto didn’t know what they’d stumbled across. The partners, also a couple outside the professional world, were running an orchid-growing company in 1999 when they bought out another dealer’s entire stock of exotic plants.
Las Vegas is preparing to welcome 120,000 technology aficionados to the Las Vegas Convention Center on Thursday for the largest trade show of the year, the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show. CES drew 110,000 attendees last year.
For the second time in consecutive days, a gaming company has donated thousands of dollars to the Salvation Army after its headquarters were burglarized of $13,000 last weekend.
Construction employment grew or remained steady in 120 out of 337 U.S. metropolitan statistical areas in the 12-month period through November, but Las Vegas was not one of them, the Associated General Contractors reported Tuesday.
The recession has wiped out 15 years’ worth of economic growth in some corners of Nevada’s economy, and experts say some of that lost commercial activity could be gone for good.
Analysts, casino executives and politicians emerged from opening night at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas with generally positive impressions of the Strip’s newest hotel-casino even as gambling continued early Thursday morning.
Although workers were scurrying Friday afternoon to put on the finishing touches, H&M was finally ready to let the shopping public in this morning for its brand of apparel and shoes discounting.