27 March 2015By Howard StutzLAS VEGAS — The Culinary and Bartenders unions asserted Thursday a tentative contract agreement covering 4,000 workers at the MGM Grand Las Vegas had been reached with the Strip resort.The four-year contract, which covers porters, bellmen, guest room attendants, cocktail servers, bartenders, food servers, cooks and other hospitality positions, still needs to be ratified by employees.The deal was negotiated by committees from Culinary Workers Local 226 … Read the rest

<!– (S) –> <!– –><!– –> REDWOOD SHORES, CA–(Marketwired – Mar 27, 2015) – To assist marketing, customer service, sales, and commerce professionals embrace modern customer experience (CX) best practices, Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) will host the Modern Customer Experience Conferences in Las Vegas, Nevada, March 31-April 2. Held at the Venetian Hotel and Resort, the conferences feature CX thought leaders and the industry’s biggest vendor-driven marketing-focused conference, Oracle Modern Marketing … Read the rest

SLS Las Vegas host continues down the road to success Las Vegas Blog

<!–<div class=”stampAd”>–> <!– –> Jung Kim’s career in customer development, as direct host at SLS Las Vegas, all began with a dream and MTV. “I seen MTV and saw The Real World Las Vegas show, and saw all the nightclubs, and I dreamed about working in Vegas,” Kim said. The year the show aired, 2002, is the same year in that Kim’s family moved from South Korea to Texas. A … Read the rest

The Culinary and Bartenders Unions’ negotiating committee reached a tentative agreement with the MGM Grand Las Vegas for a new four-year contract. The contract covers approximately 4,000 workers who work as porters, bellmen, guest room attendants, cocktail servers, bartenders, food servers, cooks and other hospitality positions at the Las Vegas resort hotel-casino. The economic package mirrors the contracts between the Unions and MGM Resorts International’s other Las Vegas Strip properties. … Read the rest

Suzanne Somers is busy strutting her stuff on “Dancing with the Stars,” and now she has a new feather to add to her cap. The 68-year-old actress best known for her role as Chrissy Snow on “Three’s Company” just booked 28 weeks of shows at Westgate Las Vegas. Her cabaret show “Suzanne Sizzles” in that debuts on Saturday, May 23, promises a nightclub act in that hearkens back to the … Read the rest

Groundbreaking set for Las Vegas' first IKEA store Las Vegas Blog

An architectural rendering of the proposed IKEA Las Vegas location at Sunset Road and Durango Drive was presented on July 14, 2014. (Courtesy: IKEA USA) LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – A date for the groundbreaking of the Las Vegas area’s 1st IKEA store has-been set for next month. According to the very popular Swedish retailer, ground will be broken at the 26-acre site on the northern side of the Clark County … Read the rest

2 Fresh & Easy stores to close in valley Las Vegas Blog

LAS VEGAS — Fresh & Easy is closing about 50 stores in California, Arizona and Nevada in the coming weeks as the grocery chain pursues a new business model. The stores at Tropicana and Jones in Las Vegas and Centennial and Simmons in North Las Vegas will close, the company formally announced Monday. The company asserted by selling the stores, it can invest in new fresh food convenience stores. Los … Read the rest

2 Fresh & Easy stores marked for closure in Vegas area Las Vegas Blog

Customers shop at the Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market in the Eagle Rock division of Los Angeles on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes) LAS VEGAS (FOX5/AP) – The Fresh & Easy grocery chain marked two Las Vegas area locations for closure or sale as part of a wider plan affecting its stores in three states. On Monday, a spokesperson for the chain asserted stores at Tropicana Avenue and … Read the rest

<!– (S) –> <!– –>Franchise Players is Entrepreneur’s Q&A interview column in that puts the spotlight on franchisees. If you’re a franchisee with advice and tips to share, email grand opening of a Larry Wilson restaurant is something special. The Moe’s Southwest Grill franchisee employees magicians, jugglers, flame throwers and anyone else who might assist set his locations apart from the competition. Where does he get his inspiration? Las … Read the rest