Category Archives: Industry

IKEA shops for 300 employees in Las Vegas.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — IKEA plans to open a store in Las Vegas this summer. The furniture and home accessory retailer is in the process of hiring 300 employees. The store will be along the northern side of the 215 Beltway at Durango Drive near Sunset Road. ...

4,500 Faraday Future jobs rolling into Las Vegas.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Electric car maker Faraday Future will establish its manufacturing near Las Vegas. The company is investing $1 billion in the facility, which will create 4,500 jobs. The new Faraday facility will be erected on 600 acres at the Apex In ...

Las Vegas entrepreneurs droning on and on.

LAS VEGAS — Drones Plus launched online in 2013 and opened its first retail store last June. Las Vegas entrepreneurs Mike Thorpe and Marcus Mizzi have opened 15 stores across North America catering to hobbyists and commercial applications alike. The com ...

Gift Giving Changes with ItsOnMe.

LAS VEGAS — ItsOnMe, an app that allows users to send gift cards and give goods and services from a local community without being there, launched more than two years ago and has transferred nearly 300,000 gifts to date. The brainchild of CEO and Las Veg ...

Nothing Bundt growth for these Las Vegas ladies.

LAS VEGAS — Las Vegas locals Dena Tripp and Debbie Shwetz combined recipes and friendship to build a business in 1997 and are still baking up ideas for expansion and franchise opportunities. Nothing Bundt Cakes opened its first storefront on Sarah Avenu ...

Goodwill of Southern Nevada expands.

LAS VEGAS — Last week, Goodwill opened a new retail store and drive-thru donation center at 2509 E. Lake Mead Blvd., creating more than 40 new jobs within the retail and operations departments of Goodwill of Southern Nevada. The new 17,000-square-foot f ...

Las Vegas and Reno to compete in InnovateHER.

LAS VEGAS — The nationwide competition for companies looking to enhance the lives of women and their families through the innovation of goods and services is coming to Nevada. The local competitions kick off this month. The Las Vegas competition is acce ...

Get Me hiring Go-Getters in Las Vegas.

LAS VEGAS — Another Southern Nevada ride-hailing company, Get Me, is set to take off with a launch date of Nov. 12. The startup and newest addition to the growing service industry plans to shuttle meals, groceries, medicines and other packages – in ad ...

Quality Bicycle Products pedals into Reno, adds 50 jobs.

RENO, Nev. — Quality Bicycle Products plans to open a new distribution center in Reno by the end of the year, according to a press release issued by the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN). The bicycle component and outdoor gear int ...

Nevada unemployment rate continues to fall.

LAS VEGAS – September unemployment figures were released by the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation last week. The jobless rate fell to a seven-year low, down 0.6 percent from September 2014 and the lowest realized since July 200 ...

Nevada startups starting up.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A new U.S. Census Bureau report named Nevada the most active state in the country for startups with a growth rate of 2.8 percent. “Measuring America: Job Creation in the United States,” is the study, released by the U.S. ...