Monthly Archives: November 2019

Merry Clickmas: Black Friday online sales hit record $7.4B

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 30, 2019
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This year’s Black Friday was the biggest ever for online sales, and Adobe Analytics says carts filled on phones, computers and tablets ...

Boulder City businesses encourage shoppers to think small

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 30, 2019
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Tara Leon-Bertol has fond memories of growing up in Boulder City. “It was a place where you could get on your bike with your friends and ride uptown to get a milkshake or go to the ...

The Notes: Philanthropy, Nov. 28, 2019

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 28, 2019
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In the Notes: Moon Valley Nurseries, Burlington Stores Inc., Assistance League of Las Vegas, Lyft, Shade Tree, One Nevada Credit Union, Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada and more ...

Stocks edge higher over continued trade optimism

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 27, 2019
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Stocks edged higher in early trading Wednesday as investors remained optimistic about trade negotiations while a report showed that the economy continued growing at a modest rate over the summer ...

Food exec vows to return the french fry to its former glory

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 25, 2019
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Lincoln Spoor is founder and CEO of Feel Good Brands, which franchises nine food concepts, including Einstein Bros. Bagels. After years of working with global brands, it recently opened its first homegrown concept — Frites at the Excalibur.

The Notes: Nov. 25, 2019

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 25, 2019
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In the Notes: College of Southern Nevada, Penta Building Group, Core, Continental Realty Group, Din Tai Fung, Maxx Properties and more ...

Move to Las Vegas helps put visa processing company in a good position

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 25, 2019
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Started in 2009 in Colorado by software developer Ben Ives, the immigration document processing firm RapidVisa has handled more than 50,000 visas, and was started after ...

Harry Morton, son of Hard Rock Cafe co-founder, dies at 38

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 24, 2019
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Harry Morton, a restaurant mogul who was the son of the Hard Rock Cafe chain co-founder and grandson of the Morton’s The Steakhouse founder, has died.

Top Tech Awards: Hotel/Gaming, Macario Gallegos

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 21, 2019
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A former Marine, Macario Gallegos has 15 years of experience at Caesars Entertainment, dating back to when the company was Harrah’s Entertainment. Gallegos leads hundreds of employees across the country, including dozens of team members in Southern Nevada across Caesars properties. Responsible for driving on-property technical capabilities, Gallegos’ reach is vast and encompasses everything from guest check-in to keeping back-of-house and casino floor operations running smoothly.

Top Tech Awards: Government Agency, John Lee

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on November 21, 2019
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Mayor John Lee is credited for making major economic and infrastructure improvements in North Las Vegas, in part by encouraging and supporting an influx of new businesses and fixing the city’s credit rating. Over the past six years, Lee and his team have worked diligently to transform North Las Vegas and have breathed new life into areas once feared irrecoverable.