Las Vegas Business News

Asian properties drive strong second quarter for Sands

The Venetian on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, on the Las Vegas Strip.

The second quarter was a good one for Las Vegas Sands, Corp., based largely on results from its properties outside of Las Vegas,

Golden Knights hire new chief marketing officer

The Golden Knights display a giant inflatable as they show off their new uniforms to the fans gathered at the Welcome To Las Vegas sign on Tuesday, June 16, 2017.

To fill their vacant chief marketing officer position, the Golden Knights brought in someone with valuable experience in an entertainment-rich market. The team this morning announced it has hired Brian Killingsworth as vice president and ...

Remote fetch and feeders: New toys and tech for savvy pet owners

Indica, an 18-month-old standard poodle, waits to compete in a creative grooming category during the 2017 SuperZoo, a convention for pet retailers, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center Tuesday, July 25, 2017.

More than 18,000 pet industry professionals are converging on the Mandalay Bay Convention Center this week for the SuperZoo convention to see the latest in the pet care industry ...

Wynn says he has ‘most precious piece of real estate’ in Las Vegas

Steve Wynn, chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts, gives a keynote address during the annual Electronics for Imaging users conference Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, at Wynn Las Vegas.

Wynn Resorts is talking with other companies to develop land behind the lagoon project planned just east of Wynn Las Vegas and Encore, CEO Steve Wynn said in a conference call with gaming analysts today. During the call, held to discuss ...

US stocks back to records as corporate profits keep rising

U.S. stock indexes returned to their winning ways Tuesday, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index headed for a record after corporate profits continued to come ...

Upgrades at Palace Station could include convention center

A look at Palace Station during construction of their newest remodel and expansion, Friday, March 17, 2017.

Renovations at Palace Station may continue with a new 335-foot tower and convention center, according to plans it submitted to the city of Las Vegas. While Station Casinos has not released a construction timeline or description of the new facilities, and says it’s deciding whether the expansion is feasible, documents submitted to the city indicate the structure will be ...

Police: 2 injured in shooting at Boulder Highway casino

Law enforcement authorities say two people were injured early Monday in a shooting at a Las Vegas area casino. Police say they are still searching for the suspect in ...

Beyond their product or service, businesses connect to customers by sharing their stories

The founders of Revive Brand Co. from left Jonathan Santos, Medin Gebrezgier, and Cesar Santos pose for a photograph in their garage workshop in Las Vegas on Sunday, July 17, 2017.

It is a journey that nearly all companies need their customers to take, and which customers often enjoy. The timeless power of stories to communicate culture, character, relevance and more is a precious tool for businesses.

Born organizer’s message: Spread positivity

Melanie Walker, a luxury residential organizer, poses in the Greenspun Media Group studio in Henderson Monday, July 10, 2017. Walker is the franchise owner of NEAT Method, which provides professional organizing and unpacking services.

A former human resources executive and current Southern Nevada franchisee of Neat Method, a professional organizing business, gives her definition of success, tells us why she has no pet peeves and explains the appropriate time, in her line of work, to refuse business.

Chef’s memory lives on through food

Clayton, left, Bianca, center, and Trent Alenik poses with their namesake dishes at the Pasta Shop Ristorante & Art Gallery, 2525 W Horizon Ridge Parkway, in Henderson Monday, July 10, 2017. From left: Whole Wheat Claton, Ravioli Bianca, and Diablo Trent.

The late David Alenik was an accomplished and beloved chef, and his wife, Ann, is a renowned artist. Together, they created a gourmet Italian restaurant that has served the people of Southern Nevada for three decades.

How to avoid the curse of a shared family property

It may sound ideal to keep a home of your grandparents for all family branches to gather, relax and enjoy, or share a beautiful summer home on the lake. But what happens when your cousin comes with her five kids and three large dogs for a month? Or the taxes and maintenance are being split equally but you barely use the property?

The Notes: July 24, 2017

In the Notes: Virginia Toalepai, Justin Randall, Donna Marcou-Stafford, Dr. Paul VreNon, Nick McCabe, Tiffany Twohig, Patrick Munster, Marek Petrilak and more ...

The Data: July 23-29, 2017

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The List: Chambers of commerce, July 24, 2017

Find out about chambers of commerce. This week, we rank them by number of members as of June 1.

Reno gaming exec faces challenges with SLS on Las Vegas Strip, lobbyists say

The grand opening of SLS Las Vegas on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, on the Strip.

Meruelo’s Grand Sierra Resort is away from Reno's downtown and convention-center gaming hubs, and operating on the Las Vegas Strip is a step into the big leagues ...