Tuesday, March 2, 2021
March 2, 2021

Linkedin Pinterest

Business

Business BriefsClark County BusinessColumnistsTransactionsClark County At Work

Eat delicious food, support restaurants, and fight waste. Too Good To Go is a game-changer for apps

February 28, 2021, 6:30am Business

At the end of their shifts in restaurants all over the world, cooks roll up garbage barrels to their work stations. Into the cans goes a lot of unsold prepared food — noodles and meats and chicken and lettuce and tomatoes and rolls and what have you. Read story

What free college might actually look like

February 28, 2021, 6:05am Business

President Joe Biden proposed multiple “free college” measures while on the campaign trail. Do any of them have a real shot? Some experts think so. Read story

FILE - In this April 12, 2019, file photo, people enter the campus of Morehouse College in Atlanta. A new center for training Black entrepreneurs will be opening in Atlanta as part of a collaboration announced Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, between Spelman College, Morehouse College and an advocacy organization made up of business leaders.

Colleges to house new center that trains Black entrepreneurs

FILE - In this April 12, 2019, file photo, people enter the campus of Morehouse College in Atlanta. A new center for training Black entrepreneurs will be opening in Atlanta as part of a collaboration announced Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, between Spelman College, Morehouse College and an advocacy organization made up of business leaders.

February 28, 2021, 6:02am Business

CHICAGO — A new center for training Black entrepreneurs will be opening in Atlanta as part of a collaboration announced Monday between Spelman College, Morehouse College and an advocacy organization made up of business leaders. Read story

Clubhouse, the audio streaming app, featured the musician and digital strategist Bomani X on its icon in December, just as its user base was exploding.

Why are people spending hours on Clubhouse? It’s not (usually) the money

Clubhouse, the audio streaming app, featured the musician and digital strategist Bomani X on its icon in December, just as its user base was exploding.

February 28, 2021, 6:02am Business

Like most Clubhouse users, Rahaf Harfoush doesn’t make money on the app. But she does help others avoid losing it. Read story

FILE - In this June 27, 2019, file photo, a meatless burger patty called Beyond Burger by Beyond Meat is displayed at a grocery store in Richmond, Va. Plant-based food company Beyond Meat will be partnering with several major fast food chains in the coming years to expand offerings that could eventually include plant-based burgers, chalupas or toppings on a stuffed-crust pizza. They announced on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, distribution agreements with McDonald's as well as with Yum Brands, the parent company of KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut.

McPlant and more: Beyond Meat inks McDonald’s, Yum deals

FILE - In this June 27, 2019, file photo, a meatless burger patty called Beyond Burger by Beyond Meat is displayed at a grocery store in Richmond, Va. Plant-based food company Beyond Meat will be partnering with several major fast food chains in the coming years to expand offerings that could eventually include plant-based burgers, chalupas or toppings on a stuffed-crust pizza. They announced on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, distribution agreements with McDonald's as well as with Yum Brands, the parent company of KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut.

February 28, 2021, 6:02am Business

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Plant-based food company Beyond Meat will be partnering with several major fast-food chains in the coming years to expand offerings that could eventually include plant-based burgers, chalupas or toppings on a stuffed-crust pizza. Read story

Clark County Business Briefing

February 28, 2021, 6:00am Business Briefs

People in Business Read story

FILE - In this April 23, 2020 file photo, President Donald J.Trump's name is printed on a stimulus check issued by the IRS to help combat the adverse economic effects of the COVID-19 outbreak in San Antonio.  The IRS said that after initial problems, it is getting more of the second round of relief payments to taxpayers. A number of people who filed their taxes with an online preparation service initially found that their economic impact payment did not make it to them directly.

IRS still hasn’t processed millions of 2019 tax returns

FILE - In this April 23, 2020 file photo, President Donald J.Trump's name is printed on a stimulus check issued by the IRS to help combat the adverse economic effects of the COVID-19 outbreak in San Antonio.  The IRS said that after initial problems, it is getting more of the second round of relief payments to taxpayers. A number of people who filed their taxes with an online preparation service initially found that their economic impact payment did not make it to them directly.

February 28, 2021, 6:00am Business

Christanine Brodis gathered her tax paperwork in February including a 1099-G for state unemployment compensation and a W2-G for some gambling winnings at MGM Grand Detroit, the only bright spot in a money-losing 2020. But she’s looking at taxable income now. Read story

FILE - In this May 5, 2019, file photo Warren Buffett, Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, speaks during a game of bridge following the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting in Omaha, Neb. Buffett is encouraging investors to maintain their faith in America's economy and the businesses his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate owns. In a letter to his shareholders Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, Buffett hardly mentioned the coronavirus that ravaged many businesses last year, saying American business will thrive over time despite the pandemic.

Warren Buffett again encourages investors to bet on America

FILE - In this May 5, 2019, file photo Warren Buffett, Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, speaks during a game of bridge following the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting in Omaha, Neb. Buffett is encouraging investors to maintain their faith in America's economy and the businesses his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate owns. In a letter to his shareholders Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, Buffett hardly mentioned the coronavirus that ravaged many businesses last year, saying American business will thrive over time despite the pandemic.

February 27, 2021, 7:11pm Business

OMAHA, Neb. — Billionaire Warren Buffett encouraged investors to maintain their faith in America's economy and the businesses his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate owns in a reassuring letter to his shareholders Saturday. Read story

Damian Thomas of Vancouver, left, looks over the selection at the new Craft Cannabis location in northeast Vancouver while assisted by budtender Anthony Taylor during the shop's soft opening on Friday.

Partners open new pot store in Walnut Grove area of Vancouver

Damian Thomas of Vancouver, left, looks over the selection at the new Craft Cannabis location in northeast Vancouver while assisted by budtender Anthony Taylor during the shop's soft opening on Friday.

February 27, 2021, 6:02am Business

The owners of two of Clark County’s biggest cannabis shops are teaming up to open a new store in the Walnut Grove area. The joint venture comes from James and Rachel Bean, co-owners of Craft Cannabis (formerly New Vansterdam), and Main Street Marijuana co-owner Adam Hamide. Read story

Jainai Jeffries, owner of fyd mi ink, right, works with a client Audra Bergstrom, left, at the tattoo boutique in Vancouver. Jeffries is also an illustrator, concept designer and comic artist. "It wasn't until seventh grade when I was playing Final Fantasy 7, when I looked in the back of the book and I saw the term 'character designer,'" Jeffries said. "I said 'That's what I want to do.' I didn't get really serious about it until I was in Japan for a year in an exchange program with my college.

Working in Clark County: Jainai Jeffries, tattoo artist at fÿd mí ink

Jainai Jeffries, owner of fyd mi ink, right, works with a client Audra Bergstrom, left, at the tattoo boutique in Vancouver. Jeffries is also an illustrator, concept designer and comic artist. "It wasn't until seventh grade when I was playing Final Fantasy 7, when I looked in the back of the book and I saw the term 'character designer,'" Jeffries said. "I said 'That's what I want to do.' I didn't get really serious about it until I was in Japan for a year in an exchange program with my college.

February 27, 2021, 5:29am Business

Jainai Jeffries’ social media pages for her business read loud and clear that she is a nonbinary female of color, and there’s a specific reason for that. Read story