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September 29, 2016

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  • Culinary Union seeks boycott amid Las Vegas Trump hotel impasse
    Sept. 27, 2016
    The Culinary Union is calling for a national boycott of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s businesses after management at his Las Vegas hotel has failed to come to the …
  • A view of the sign at the Wells Fargo bank, 4425 Spring Mountain Road, near Arville Street Thursday January 20, 2011.
    U.S. probing possible worker abuse by Wells Fargo
    Sept. 27, 2016
    The U.S. Labor Department is investigating possible abuses of employees by Wells Fargo in connection with the bank's alleged efforts to open millions of unauthorized accounts to meet sales goals. A group of Democratic senators last week asked the ...
  • The PurAPlay digital clean air system for casinos includes an advertising platform.
    Achieva to introduce air-filtration system for casinos at Global Gaming Expo
    Sept. 27, 2016
    Las Vegas marketing firm Achieva Group & Partners LLC will unveil a system to reduce secondhand tobacco smoke on casino floors this week at the Global Gaming Expo at the Sands Expo and Convention Center.
  • The Pfizer logo is displayed at world headquarters Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, in New York.
    Drugmaker Pfizer decides not to break up business
    Sept. 26, 2016
    Pfizer will not split into two publicly traded companies, a decision that, at least for now, ends Wall Street speculation over the drugmaker's future. The company said Monday it believes it is best positioned to maximize shareholder value in ...
  • The Data: Sept. 25-Oct. 1
    Sept. 26, 2016
    All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at research@vegasinc.com.
  • Jake Cannon, district manager at Smith's Food & Drug Store, 6855 Aliante Parkway, North Las Vegas, 89084, on June 29, 2016.
    Grocer: ‘It will take a village’ to fight hunger
    Sept. 26, 2016
    A district manager at Smith’s Food & Drug talks about the company’s efforts to fight hunger and homelessness in Southern Nevada and being inspired by his father, who didn’t let a disability prevent him from achieving his goals.
  • SPEEDVEGAS. Vice President of Business Allison Raskansky poses for a photo with a selection of cars available to race at their 1.5 mile long racetrack, Thursday, June 2, 2016.
    Delivering a memorable experience puts businesses on fast-track to success
    Sept. 26, 2016
    Ten miles south of the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign, a new attraction greets Las Vegas visitors.
  • Treat the boardroom like a courtroom
    Sept. 26, 2016
    Be prepared and organized. Use your poker face. Steal; do not imitate. Get comfortable.
  • The Notes: Law Today, Sept. 25-Oct. 1
    Sept. 26, 2016
    In the Notes: Richard Harris Law Firm, Nathalie Daum, James Pisanelli, Todd Bice, Farhan Naqvi, John Frankovich, Andrew Gabriel and more ...
  • The List: International airlines, Sept. 25, 2016
    Sept. 26, 2016
    Find out about international airlines. This week, we rank them by number of passengers enplaned and deplaned at McCarran International Airport in 2015.
  • Las Vegas still a great place to chase the American dream
    Sept. 26, 2016
    In the aftershock of the Great Recession and growing globalization, people have questioned whether Las Vegas still holds promise as a city of opportunity, a place where children are likely to do better than their parents. Despite the tremendous economic and social losses that we experienced as a community, Las Vegas is ardently resilient.
  • The burning Question: Should Nevada legalize recreational marijuana use?
    The burning Question: Should Nevada legalize recreational marijuana use?
    Sept. 26, 2016
    When America steps into the voting booth in November, Nevada will be among five states deciding whether to legalize recreational marijuana use and possession. While 25 states, including Nevada, already allow its medicinal use, only Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington and Washington, D.C., grant adults the right to purchase the drug for other reasons. It’s a frontier full of ...
  • The List: Domestic airlines, Sept. 25, 2016
    Sept. 26, 2016
    Find out about domestic airlines. This week, we rank them by number of passengers enplaned and deplaned at McCarran International Airport in 2015.
  • Poonam Khubani at the D2C Convention at Wynn Las Vegas on September 15, 2016.
    Talking fitness myths and internet threats at the infomercial industry’s D2C convention
    Sept. 25, 2016
    The Electronic Retailing Association’s Direct to Consumer convention — D2C for short — is the major annual gathering of the infomercial industry, and Wynn Las Vegas hosted it Sept. 13-15. Under one roof were celebrity spokespeople, product inventors and the executives who turn their work into commercial wonders such as the Shake Weight and Pajama Jeans.
  • A test drone making a UPS delivery lands Thursday on Children's Island in Marblehead, Mass.
    UPS testing drones for package-delivery use
    Sept. 23, 2016
    One of the world's largest package delivery companies is stepping up efforts to integrate drones into …
  • Former NBA chief Stern among G2E speakers
    Sept. 23, 2016
    NBA Commissioner Emeritus David J. Stern will discuss betting’s impact on major professional sports and how the NBA’s expansion parallels the casino gaming industry in one of the keynotes of the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Sept. 26-29 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center.
  • A sign outside Yahoo’s headquarters Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, in Sunnyvale, Calif.
    Yahoo hack steals personal info from at least 500 million accounts
    Sept. 22, 2016
    Computer hackers swiped personal information from at least 500 million Yahoo accounts in what is believed to be the biggest digital break-in at an email provider. The massive ...
  • Wells Fargo Chief Executive Officer John Strumpf prepares to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, before Senate Banking Committee.
    Wells Fargo CEO apologizes for betraying customers' trust
    Sept. 20, 2016
    The CEO of Wells Fargo apologized before harshly critical senators Tuesday for betraying customers' trust in a scandal over allegations that employees opened millions of unauthorized accounts and moved money into them. Chief Executive John Stumpf showed contrition in testimony to the ...
  • The Data: Sept. 18-24
    Sept. 19, 2016
    All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at research@vegasinc.com.
  • New refi program helps small businesses
    Sept. 19, 2016
    Those who qualify for the program can receive up to 90 percent financing at a low fixed rate for 20 years.
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