Business

Median Home Price Reaches All Time High, But Price Growth Slows
U.S. single family homes and condos sold for a median price of $255,000 in the second quarter, up 6.3 percent from a year ago to a new all-time high but the slowest annual appreciation since Q2 2016.
Sometimes Work is Best Left at Work
In some situations, people may feel obligated to take work home. But be careful with how often work is brought home because of how important rest is.
Ready to Launch Your Business? Try Setting Up Shop in These Hot - and Affordable - Startup Cities
New York and San Francisco have long lured entrepreneurs ready to launch their startups. However, the costs associated with setting up shop in those cities are astronomical.
Sales of Legal Cannabis Products to Accelerate This Year
The global legal cannabis market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 21.1% between 2017 to 202 to reach $63.5 billion. The market is going through robust growth because of increasing legalization and decriminalization of cannabis across North America.
Top 100 Safest Cities in the U.S. for 2018
Annual crime rates by city highlight continued appeal of coveted bedroom communities across the country--in Massachusetts, Illinois, and beyond.
US Business Leaders at Increased Risk From Overseas Sextortion
Increasingly sophisticated sextortion gangs, operating from countries beyond the reach of U.S. law enforcement, have dramatically altered their tactics to exploit targeted male victims in leadership roles across the United States.
Canadian speed skater Ted-Jan Bloemen becomes the first athlete sponsored with cryptocurrency
Canadian speed skater and double world record holder Ted-Jan Bloemen has teamed up with ONG Social and CEEK VR in a unique sponsorship. The terms of the agreement include cryptocurrency compensation.
Top Four Emerging Startup Industries for 2018
Cryptocurrency, cannabis, virtual reality and alternative travel businesses among hottest new industries for startups this year.
2017 Closes Strong, Record High December Home Prices
While sales dropped slightly from a year ago, December capped off a 2017 of record home prices, speedy sales and low inventory.
The 2018 Best Jobs
The rankings offer a look at the year's best jobs across 15 categories.Software Developer takes No. 1, while health care vocations continue to dominate the list.
National Coffee Day Friday Sept 29
Friday is National Coffee Day and the best way to celebrate is with free and discounted cups of java.
First Customers Get Tesla Model 3 Electric Cars
While more than 500,000 people have put down a deposit for the privilege of owning Tesla's new Model 3, according to the company, 30 employees were the lucky few to receive their vehicles first.
60 Percent of Employers Plan to Hire Full-time, Permanent Employees in the Second Half of 2017
Are you one of the 27 percent of workers who plan to change jobs in the back half of the year?
Selling rice to Japan? Minnesota tribes marketing wild rice to the world
Leech Lake is moving to expand its wild rice harvest from a sporadic enterprise involving mostly tribal members to a full-fledged business with international reach.
Delta to fly newer, quieter, more efficient aircraft at New York's LaGuardia Airport
Deltawill stop flying MD-88 aircraft on a scheduled basis at New York's LaGuardia March 2. The airline will fly non a mix of quieter, more fuel-efficient Airbus A320 family aircraft, Boeing 737s and a limited number of MD-90 mainline aircraft.
Premium Editorial Content Is More Memorable And Engaging Than Social Feeds
Premium editorial engages viewers with highly memorable content that has a greater impact for video advertisers than social media feeds, a study reveals.
Super Bowl Impact On Small Businesses In Houston
Super Bowl eve should be a real touchdown for some mom and pop shops in Houston. Airbursh artist Alex Luna said, "I'm hoping I'll do a good 20 to 30 shirts tonight." Good food and business is a universal language at Alamo Tamales and the word is out.
Boycotts, Trump’s tirades part of new business landscape
The Trump era is a perilous new landscape for corporate America. Companies are squeezed by consumers who are boycotting products with any ties to the administration and on the other by social media-loving president.
Spending Power: Nevada’s Retail Market
With the peak holiday spending in their rearview mirrors, Nevada retailers say they are cautiously optimistic about continued growth in 2017.
GoDaddy Unveils 2017 Super Bowl Commercial
GoDaddy Inc.has pre-released its new Super Bowl commercial ahead of the big game. The program, CBS Greatest Super Bowl Commercials Ever just premiered the new GoDaddy ad on network television.
2017 Super Bowl Commercial From KIA Motors
Kia Motors will return to the Super Bowl for the eighth consecutive year with a 60-second spot for the all-new 2017 Niro crossover.
Advertising, Public Relations, And Related Services Global Market Report 2017
The USA was the largest market in the advertising, public relations and related services industry in 2016, accounting for about $90 billion or 20% of the market in 2016.
Starbucks to stop selling alcohol at more than 400 US stores
Starbucks will stop selling beer and wine at more than 400 U.S. stores on Jan. 10 (Tuesday) as it ends its "evenings" program.
Tesla Begins Battery Cell Production at Its Gigafactory
Musk meets a deadline: Battery-cell production begins at what will soon be the world’s biggest factory—with thousands of additional jobs.
Four Key Beverage Industry Trends for 2017 are Changing What Consumers Buy
Changing demographics and purchasing behaviors make it crucial for beverage industry leaders to understand and capitalize on key consumer insights that identify growing trends.
How 8 Big Trends Will Shape Business in 2017
The "Amazoning of America," McDonald's table service and a lower corporate tax rate are among business developments to watch in 2017, according to a group of professors at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.
How the state of California convinced Yamaha of America to stay
Yamaha Corp. of America agreed to remain in California, rather than move to Texas or Tennessee, after the state granted it a $3 million tax break last month.
Cautious Consumers and Internet Competition Force Small Businesses to Get Creative
Small and independent retailers are strategizing to try to make the most of an uncertain holiday season.
Vermont Comedy Club builds a business on local laughs
For years, Natalie Miller and Nathan Hartswick harbored a dream to open a comedy club in Burlington.
Online Retail Sales to Hit $440 Billion in 2017
The trajectory is so strong that sales are on pace to hit $440 billion in 2017, a leap from $395 billion expected in 2016, according to “U.S. Online Sales Forecast: Omni-Channel Retailing Challenged by Its Success,” a report from FTI Consulting.
Pot Startups Flying High in California
Cannabis connoisseurs won’t be the only ones rejoicing if voters legalize recreational marijuana this election. Expect Silicon Valley’s burgeoning class of pot entrepreneurs to join the party.
Nevada Governor Signs Bill for NFL Stadium in Las Vegas
Nevada’s governor signed a bill Monday clearing the way for a Las Vegas stadium that could be home to the Raiders, although NFL owners still need to approve the team’s move.
In Rhode Island, Latino businesses flourishing
Navedo is one of the state's growing community of Latino business owners. According to a new study, this group grew by 280 percent between 1997 and 2012.
North Dakota Students Learn to Build Drone Businesses
They are learning to fly drones, with the hopes of earning a Federal Aviation Administration pilot’s license. At semester’s end, students will pitch their enterprise ideas to venture capitalists.
U.S. Eases Special Limits On Cuban Products, From Drugs To Rum And Cigars
As of Monday, U.S. citizens who travel to Cuba will no longer be limited to bringing back goods worth up to $400 — including $100 worth of tobacco and alcohol.
The strangest business in all of New Jersey: Stumpy’s Hatchet House
So a few couples were hanging out and having some beers one night and then they decided “hey, why don’t we throw a hatchet at a tree?” And so a business was born. Welcome to New Jersey.
The Best and Worst States to Start a Business
GOBankingRates.com examines several critical factors that shape business ecosystems and how they affect aspiring entrepreneurs' chances of success.
New York City's Carnegie Deli to Close After Almost 80 Years
The Carnegie Deli which opened down the street from Carnegie Hall in 1937 and became known for its massive sandwiches named after celebrities such as Woody Allen will close on Dec. 31.
Nevada Gambling Revenue Pushed Down 5% By Bad Baccarat
A poor showing from the high-roller game of baccarat and two fewer weekend days pushed Nevada gambling revenue down 5.2 percent in August compared with the same month last year.
Tesla Gigafactory: New Aerial Shots Show Plant More Than Doubling
New aerial pictures show that the automaker is already well on its way to bring up the structures for 4 more sections to more than double the size of the already massive plant.
'Made in Nevada' label vital to local businesses
For businesses like Reno eNVy, whose business model is unique that they are not only selling products that have been finished in Nevada, but they are selling products specifically to Nevadans, Made in Nevada is an important part of their business.
SolarCity, NV Energy settle Nevada rooftop solar dispute
Thousands of rooftop solar energy customers in Nevada are expected to be grandfathered into older, more favorable rates for 20 years under a settlement between Elon Musk's SolarCity and the NV Energy unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway.
Nevada casino revenue jumps strongly in July
State officials say Nevada gambling revenue was up 10 percent in July after a strong month on the Las Vegas Strip. The Nevada Gaming Control Board said Wednesday that the state's casinos won just over $1 billion in July.
Las Vegas close to landing first nonstop China flights
as Vegas is close to getting its first nonstop flights to and from China. The Civil Aviation Administration of China has approved Hainan Airlines’ request to fly three round trips a week between Beijing and Las Vegas in September.
Nevada and NASA Now Partners in Drone Business
Gov. Brian Sandoval and Frank Aguilera, deputy director of the Aerospace Systems Program at the NASA Ames Research Center in California, along with other officials, unveiled the new $400,000 NUANCE lab at Reno-Stead Airport north of Reno.
Business Indicators: April 2016
Based on the most recent data, the Nevada economy saw a modest pick-up in economic activity. Seasonally adjusted statewide employment added 5,800 jobs and the unemployment rate fell from 6.3 percent to 6.2 percent from December to January.
Nevada Economy On A Roll
Nevada's economy is on a roll, winning business from other states and attracting more jobs. It marks a significant turnaround from just after the nation's financial crisis.
Economic development conference in September
The second annual Building a Stronger Nevada Economic Development Conference will explore the ideas, programs and products that are defining the new Nevada economy Sept. 20 to 22 at the University of Nevada, Reno's Joe Crowley Student Union.
Nevada unemployment drops again in January
“All told, job levels are the highest since mid-2008 and the unemployment rate is the lowest it's been since that time,” Anderson said.
Southern Nevada economy continues to strengthen
The southern Nevada economy continues to strengthen with a steadily improving labor and income picture with total employment growing by nearly 3 percent, Boyd Gaming CEO Keith Smith said this week.
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