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‘I do not understand people who are negative’

Cecilia Darr calls the concierges at Venetian the best sales team in town. “We don’t know everything, but we will find it,” she says.

A concierge supervisor talks about common and unusual requests she receives, her biggest pet peeve and what prompted her to start a new career in the hospitality industry after working for many years as a respiratory care practitioner.

Why start a small business in Las Vegas?

Despite the many challenges of starting a business, Las Vegas business owners say the rewards are plenty.

Home-grown fashion plate keeps customers’ style in mind

Q & A focus on Patricia Barba of Patty's Closet Fashion Boutique on Thursday, November 12, 2014.

Juan and Patty Barba had seemingly bad timing in opening a clothing shop — a year before the Great Recession. But by focusing on customer service, they have carved out their niche in the industry.

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The Notes: Philanthropy, Nov. 23-29

Circus Couture’s “Unlocked” raised $162,770 for the Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada, the state’s only nonprofit, specialized outpatient clinic that treats children with cancer. Circus Couture include talents from Las Vegas’ artists and community leaders.

In the Notes: Public Education Foundation, Bennett Family Foundation, Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas, HELP of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas Hospitality Association, City National Bank, Station Casinos, ...

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