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Design company brings the south of France to Southern Nevada
Monday, Feb. 8, 2016
Moving to Las Vegas from France presented Sylvie and Pascal Becourt with several challenges, among them finding home furnishings to suit their tastes and learning how to conduct business with Americans.
The Notes: Law Quarterly, Feb. 7-13
Monday, Feb. 8, 2016
In the Notes: Southern Nevada law firms given "Metropolitan Tier 1 ranking" on the 2016 US News-Best Law Firms list, plus the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada's pro bono honorees ...
For a lawyer, nothing can replace experience
Monday, Feb. 8, 2016
A Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck attorney talks about her most memorable cases, offers advice to young lawyers and law students, and explains what makes the Las Vegas legal community the envy of her peers elsewhere.
The List: Available commercial space
Monday, Feb. 8, 2016
Find out about available commercial space. This week, we rank it by available square feet.
Celebrating the community’s Women to Watch
Monday, Feb. 1, 2016
Our ninth annual “Women to Watch” section recognizes 12 women whom we believe are going to make a difference in the coming months.
The List: Businesses owned by minorities and/or women
Monday, Feb. 1, 2016
Find out about businesses owned by minorities and/or women. This week, we rank them by number of employees as of Dec. 11, 2015.
People on the Move: Jan. 31-Feb. 6
Monday, Feb. 1, 2016
In the People: Dr. Suchada Chaiwechakarn, Bart Patterson, Bonnie Grant, Angela Go, Jeff Ferrari, Amy Lui, Michelle Beck, Melissa Zimbelman, Jeff Youngs, Matt Engle and more ...
‘If you want the silver platter, you have to go get it; it will never come to you’
Monday, Feb. 1, 2016
The owner of Crazy Pita Restaurant Group talks about the importance of consistency in the food service industry, what the American dream means to him and the value of simplicity in management.
The Notes: Jan. 31-Feb. 6
Monday, Feb. 1, 2016
In the Notes: Aramark, Affordable Concepts, Amfab Steel, Gallagher Plumbing, Frias Transportation Management, Aria, Heather Allen Concepts, Bespoke LV, Smart City Networks and more ...
In retail and on camera, it’s always showtime
Monday, Feb. 1, 2016
The fashion company that evolved from a simple business philosophy — escape, travel, live — recently added two Las Vegas locations to its roster of outlets in Florida, Massachusetts and the Cayman Islands ...
Henderson ranked No. 7 on U-Haul list of growing cities
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016
Henderson is among one of the nation's fastest-growing cities, as measured by U-Haul rentals. U-Haul International Inc. ranked Henderson No. 7 in its ...
The Notes: Jan. 24-30
Monday, Jan. 25, 2016
In the Notes: TeamHealth Holdings Inc., Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada, Fit4Mom, Luke's Lobster, Best Mattress, Herringbone, DigiPath Labs and more ...
People on the Move: Jan. 24-30
Monday, Jan. 25, 2016
In the People: Mark Roy, Kris Tims, Tom Kerr, Michael Brown, Tim Dyhr, Tom Rafferty, Chris Deeney, Robert Herr, Alexandra Lourdes, Lin Jerone, Campbell Reynolds, Jeff Zimm and more ...
CEO wants United Way to be catalyst for change
Monday, Jan. 25, 2016
The new president and CEO of the United Way of Southern Nevada talks about his short- and long-term goals for the organization, the value of preschool and the opportunities available to nonprofits in a community as young as Las Vegas.
Almost any restaurant can offer delivery
Monday, Jan. 25, 2016
Foodies in Las Vegas are catching on to the service provided by Kian Salehi and Arash Allaei’s business, which promises to deliver fresh meals from a variety of restaurants to customers’ doorsteps.
Educated workers will take pride in their work
Monday, Jan. 11, 2016
The president and chief operating officer of Las Vegas Coffee Investors, which owns 20 Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf locations in Southern Nevada, talks about his work with special-needs children, the importance of being transparent with employees, and baseball.
The Notes: Jan. 10-16
Monday, Jan. 11, 2016
In the Notes: Ensemble Real Estate Solutions, Hospital Corporation of America, Southern Nevada Children First, Jolly Beans Cafe, Fresco Italiano, All Shred Auburn Fibers, Solutions Recovery, Carbone, Dick's Sporting Goods and more ...
People on the Move: Jan. 10-16
Monday, Jan. 11, 2016
In the People: Dr. Savita Chander, Dr. Sara Kabsoun, Danielle Schorr, Evelyn Connors, Doug Bradford, Candyce Farthing, Sam Kaufman and more ...
Foundation of successful business is caring about your community
Monday, Jan. 11, 2016
Robert Richardson and Brian Rogers — both of whom began their careers as paramedics in Las Vegas — launched their business in an unhealthy economy but have watched it grow without taking on debt.
The Notes: Philanthropy, Dec. 27-Jan. 9
Monday, Dec. 28, 2015
In the Notes: Centennial Toyota, Rape Crisis Center, Cox Communications, Shari Sutton, Dominica Anderson, Medals 4 Mettle, Cure 4 the Kids Foundation and more ...
Footwear business has grown up alongside president’s daughter
Monday, Dec. 28, 2015
The owner and founder of Pediped Footwear talks about her company’s priorities, her dedication to charitable giving and her family’s commitment to helping volleyball grow in Southern Nevada.
Ever-changing city helps design team stay fresh
Monday, Dec. 28, 2015
Meet Destinations by Design, launched by Joyce Sherman Nelson and James Nelson, and later joined by Tami Hance. The owners must be experts on Las Vegas to meet clients’ needs for entertainment, activities and décor.
Switch, hospital association team up on initiative to improve health care
Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015
Patients needing health care in Nevada’s rural counties will soon have an easier time interacting with their doctors online, thanks to an agreement announced today between the Nevada Hospital Association and data infrastructure company Switch to operate a new ...
People on the Move: Dec. 20-26
Monday, Dec. 21, 2015
In the People: Dr. Catrisha Cabanilla-Del Mundo, Linda Gelinger, Bobi Pike-Oates, Vita Lopez, Leslie Jones, Kierra Battle, Kirk Miller, Troy Domina Dreana Resler and more ...
The Notes: Dec. 20-26
Monday, Dec. 21, 2015
In the Notes: FirstService Residential, Americana Holdings, Fair, Anderson & Langerman, Buffalo Wild Wings, Roseman University of Health Sciences, Smart Buy Insurance, Paris Baguette and more ...
LV Phil’s momentum starting to crescendo
Monday, Dec. 21, 2015
The president and CEO of the Las Vegas Philharmonic shares updates on the Phil’s plans for expansion, her best advice for small-business owners and entrepreneurs, and what it will take for the organization to have a full-time orchestra with invitations to play abroad.
School teaches mixing and scratching, but also the business side of being a DJ
Monday, Dec. 21, 2015
When Andrew Benna started his business, he just taught students the basics of how to become DJs. His school has since expanded its services to help DJs advertise themselves and even book gigs.
Gun range aims to please tourists, locals
Monday, Dec. 14, 2015
The indoor shooting facility near the Strip, celebrating its third anniversary in business, attracts locals and tourists by setting high standards on safety and customer service.
The Notes: Commercial Real Estate, Dec. 13-19
Monday, Dec. 14, 2015
In the Notes: Ray Germain, MDL Group, Brian Fike, Brenda Olson, John Saunders, Greg Jubinville, DC Building Group, Tina Taylor, Sandy Olson, Kim Kurtz-Ferraro, Majestic Realty Co. and more ...
For restaurateur, it’s best to be fresh
Monday, Dec. 14, 2015
The co-owner of Pizza Forte at Sunset Station and Hard Rock Hotel talks about ways Las Vegas can improve the quality of life for its residents, why older women are the people she admires most, and her love of Oreos and wine.
Eye doctor: Style need not be sacrificed for function
Monday, Dec. 7, 2015
Dr. Edward Joseph Malik takes pride in being able to treat patients’ eye problems as well as consult them on style. He selects product lines and enjoys showing the pieces to customers himself.
People on the Move: Dec. 6-12
Monday, Dec. 7, 2015
In the People: Alexander Leveque, Marci Henson, Curt Ledford, H.C. Rowe, Cayla Witty, Bruce Cassity, Chianti Dean-Lloyd, Mercedes Marquez, Taylor Waite and more ...
Bank CEO: Pay attention to the details
Monday, Dec. 7, 2015
The president and CEO of Valley Bank of Nevada talks about the bank’s expansion into Henderson, the effects of the recession on community banking and what Southern Nevada will have to do before it can diversify its economy.
Boyd announces plan to renovate, remodel the California
Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015
The California is getting a makeover. Boyd Gaming announced today that it was launching a renovation and redesign of the downtown Las Vegas resort, starting with the casino floor and ...
Santa’s Wrap not just for Christmas anymore
Monday, Nov. 30, 2015
Beth Tom and Dave Kimler opened their seasonal pop-up store in 2012 but have since expanded their product sales and secured a permanent location that allows them to do business throughout the year.
People on the Move: Nov. 29-Dec. 5
Monday, Nov. 30, 2015
In the People: Jose Navarro, Stephanie Bolton, Vince Telles, Cecila Darr, Miranda LaBlanc, Jennifer Nichols, Amber Beason, Blake Sartini, Ricardo Regner, Kimani Williams, and more ...
Former refugee is living an American dream
Monday, Nov. 30, 2015
The chief operating officer of Food in the Fast Lane, better known as Checkers to its customers, talks about his climb up the corporate ladder in the fast-food industry and the philosophy that motivates him to make the most out of any situation.
Saving the planet, one song at a time
Monday, Nov. 23, 2015
Marisa Vincent never really taught her own children much about the importance of protecting the planet. But her daughter’s interest, sparked by studying abroad in Germany, drove them to create educational material for the next generation.
Technology executives lauded by Cox Business, VEGAS INC
Monday, Nov. 23, 2015
The fifth annual Las Vegas Top Tech Exec Awards, a collaboration between Cox Business and VEGAS INC, recognizes Southern Nevadans who are helping shape the future ...
Restaurateur: Be aware of the entire experience, not just your performance
Monday, Nov. 23, 2015
The founder of the restaurant Off the Strip talks about his emphasis on customer service, the people he most admires and what other restaurants he likes to visit.
The Notes: Philanthropy, Nov. 22-28
Monday, Nov. 23, 2015
In the Notes: CenturyLink, Cox Communications, NV Energy, Crazy Pita, Lowe's, Wells Fargo, Boyd Gaming, Miracle Mile Shops, Nathan Adelson Hospice, Nevada State Bank, Mario Batali Foundation, MGM Resorts Foundation, Vegas PBS, Epicurean Charitable Foundation of Las Vegas, Avero LLC, Wynn Las Vegas and more ...
The Notes: Law Quarterly, Nov. 15-21
Monday, Nov. 16, 2015
In the Notes: Robin Perkins, Cynthia Alexander, Karl Riley, David Johnson, Samuel Schwartz, Frank Flansburg III, Vincent Savarese III, the Southern Nevada attorneys who made the list of the Best Lawyers in America for 2016 ...
Ever-changing laws ensure ‘my work is never boring,’ tax lawyer says
Monday, Nov. 16, 2015
A tax attorney and partner at Solomon Dwiggins & Freer talks about the growing number of nonprofits, his appreciation for the work they do and the importance of being prepared.
People on the Move: Nov. 8-14
Monday, Nov. 9, 2015
In the People: Mindy Martinez, Eric Benson, Curt Chambers, Todd Sims, Ron Grogan, Andrew Simmons, Forrest Lewis, Jeff Brigger, Derek Wedgeworth, Reggie Smith and more ...
Making high fashion accessible to everyone
Monday, Nov. 9, 2015
The CEO of Redhead Enterprises is fulfilling a lifelong dream by launching a fashion show in Las Vegas, and making it accessible to the masses. She talks about what kind of label she would like to produce, her biggest pet peeve in fashion and her favorite lunch spots.
Ability to change with technology keeps lab healthy
Monday, Nov. 9, 2015
For Jimmy Platt, keeping up with technological advancements is not just a good business philosophy, it’s a survival strategy. Being able to adapt to the changing needs of his industry keeps his company healthy.
People on the Move: Nov. 1-7
Monday, Nov. 2, 2015
In the People: Jeana Beavers, Vince Telles, David Tina, Jacob Gallegos, Dr. Bard Coats, Nina Radetich, Eloy Martinez, Caitlyn Belcher and more ...
Before any purchase, customer must be sold on whether to enter store
Monday, Nov. 2, 2015
Sisters Heather Campbell and Samantha Lucas, Las Vegas natives, aim to create striking storefronts that can capture the attention of potential customers from 40 feet away.
The Notes: Nov. 1-7
Monday, Nov. 2, 2015
In the Notes: South Point Arena and Equestrian Center, Star Nursery, BMM Testlabs, Meadow Valley Contractors, Gaudin Porsche, Zuu Fitness, Inna Gadda di Pizza and more ...
Private banker’s interests go beyond the wealthy
Monday, Nov. 2, 2015
The senior private banking officer of the Private Bank by Nevada State Bank discusses financial planning for affluent people, volunteering for the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the power of a positive attitude.