U.S. Sen. Dean Heller used a small business round table at the recent International Franchising Association’s convention as an opportunity to do some big game hunting. His quarry was the elephant in the room — a recent finding by the National Labor Relations Board that employees of individual franchises were employees of the parent company.
SMS Assist, a Chicago-based property management company, is wooing local contractors in hopes they will become affiliates for the national company that boosts clients like Family Dollar and Best Buy.
Las Vegas native Roland Timney is the mastermind behind the Women’s Wear In Nevada show, a fashion industry tradeshow, which was held from Feb. 16-19 at the Rio.
“Digital disruption makes a nice headline,” said an insurance executive, responding to a news report that insurance agents are being “squeezed” by the Internet. “The realities of the insurance business are a bit more complex than that,” he said, assuring insurance agents that digital is no threat to their business.
If you have ever received a sales call during dinner, it’s probably safe to assume you’ve had a bad experience with selling. Unfortunately, the same negative reaction you experienced while eating green beans with your family is now commonplace — at all times of day — in the current selling environment.
Estate planning for a closely held business is not conducive to one-size-fits-all solutions, and there are traps for the poorly advised.
SBA 504 loans are a great way to help small businesses purchase, renovate or even build new office space or commercial real estate buildings. The U.S. Small Business Administration’s 504 program offers below-market, fixed-rate financing that allows businesses to keep their working capital and use it to grow.
When Elling Halvorson created The Papillon Group, a Grand Canyon helicopter tour company, he never imagined that 50 years later his business would turn into a family affair.
A familiar name to small business owners in Southern Nevada has gotten into the online lending business.