Monthly Archives: October 2014

Lawyer to seek back wages for up to 20,000 strippers

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on October 31, 2014
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A Las Vegas lawyer says he plans to file a class-action lawsuit seeking back wages for up to 20,000 strippers after a court ruling this week that dancers are club employees and not independent contractors. The Nevada Supreme Court ruled ...

Food 4 Less pulling out of the Las Vegas market

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on October 30, 2014
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Discount grocer Food 4 Less is ditching Las Vegas. Management said today it is converting six locations in the valley to Smith’s Food & Drug stores — both brands are owned by Kroger Co. — and closing seven others as it exits the Las Vegas market. The conversions and closures will take place by early next year. Food 4 Less employs ...

Big gain in Visa drives Dow average higher

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on October 30, 2014
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U.S. stock indexes are closing higher as big companies turn in encouraging quarterly results. The Dow Jones industrial average rose more than 200 points Thursday, thanks in large part to ...

MGM Resorts reports loss of $20.3 million in 3rd quarter

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on October 30, 2014
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Sometimes the house doesn't win as much as it hopes. MGM Resorts International earned $40 million less in revenue from its casinos, largely table games, in the third quarter compared to a year ago. That, plus losses the casino-entertainment company expected from ...

Las Vegas Warehouse/Distribution For Lease

Posted by Colliers on October 30, 2014
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Arrowhead Commerce Center
3755 E Post Rd Bldg 21, Suite 100/110
Las Vegas, NV 89120
Available SF: ±39,929

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Developers say work to begin on Strip arena at site of old water park

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on October 30, 2014
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Developers said Wednesday they're starting construction on a privately-funded $1.4 billion retractable-roof sports arena and resort backed by a former UNLV and National Basketball Association player at a former water park site on the Las Vegas Strip. Although they await final ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘I’m proud to be gay’

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on October 30, 2014
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Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay. The public declaration, in an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, makes Cook the highest-profile business CEO to come out as gay. Cook said that while he never ...

Startups need investors. Here’s a way they find them in Las Vegas

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on October 30, 2014
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Kingsley Edwards, a longtime video game enthusiast, was growing frustrated with just playing virtual casino games for bitcoins. He wanted to compete against other gamers the way online poker players do ...

Balloon rides, Ebola and business: A talk with a hospital CEO

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on October 30, 2014
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Kim Anderson is CEO of Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center and the visionary behind the annual Balloon Festival, which lands in Las Vegas this weekend. He talks about how the festival got started, the growth ...

Greenspun Media Group announces promotions in key leadership roles

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on October 30, 2014
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Key leadership roles within the Greenspun Media Group were reorganized Wednesday to better serve advertisers in its five weekly print publications and the company’s …