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Angel Awards celebrate caring in the community

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on October 18, 2018
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The Angel Awards shine a spotlight on the people and companies who transform their resources into something good for Southern Nevada ...

Girdles and socket wrenches: Sears was the Amazon of its day

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on October 15, 2018
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Before there was Amazon — or, for that matter, Home Depot or Walmart or Kmart — there was Sears. From its beginnings as a mail-order watch business in ...

Business notes: Oct. 15, 2018

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on October 15, 2018
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In the Notes: Valley Health System, Kathleen Frantz, Elliot Pleitez, Levi Pleitez, Amanda Isaac, Vashti Williams, Dr. Jason Zommick, Howard Hughes Corp. and more ...

All-inclusive venue aims to make clients’ events stress-free

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on October 15, 2018
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Layla’s Palace Banquet Hall is an all-inclusive venue that hosts wedding ceremonies and receptions, quinceañeras, sweet 16, bar/bat-mitzvahs, debutantes, engagement parties, holiday parties and more.

Connecting tea lovers directly to farmers around the globe

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on October 15, 2018
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Elyse Petersen, the founder of Tealet, began her career as a food scientist and eventually found herself working at a green tea plant in Japan. After realizing the origins of many tea powders can’t be traced and that farmers struggle to compete with large corporations that sell tea for less than it costs to grow, Petersen decided to create a transparent wholesale market that bridges the gap between small farmers and tea lovers worldwide.

The List: Trade and professional organizations (individuals), Oct. 15, 2018

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on October 15, 2018
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Find out about trade and professional organizations (individuals). This week we rank them by members as of Sept. 15.

The List: Trade and professional organizations (companies), Oct. 15, 2018

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on October 15, 2018
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Find out about trade and professional organizations. This week, we rank them by member companies as of Sept. 15.

Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales, massive debt

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on October 14, 2018
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Sears once dominated the American retail landscape. But the big question is whether the shrunken version of itself can be viable or will it be forced to go out of business ...

Closed Lucky Dragon resort going up for auction

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on October 12, 2018
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The shuttered Lucky Dragon hotel-casino near the north end of the Strip is set to be sold to the highest bidder later this month. Built for $160 million in 2016, the property is going up for auction Oct. 30. The ...

Longtime exec named general manager at Westgate Las Vegas

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on October 11, 2018
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Cami Christensen has been elevated to general manager of the Westgate Las Vegas, the resort announced today. Christensen began her career at the property in 2001 as the ...