AmazonFresh Expands To Las Vegas

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Amazon has announced that it has expanded AmazonFresh to Las Vegas. Prime members in Las Vegas can now shop tens of thousands products from meat and seafood to fresh produce and everyday essentials for one- and two-hour delivery from AmazonFresh. “We’re

Perficient Team Invades Las Vegas for Microsoft Inspire 2019

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Microsoft’s annual Inspire partner conference takes place this week in sunny (and super-hot) Las Vegas. We’ll also dispel the rumor that what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. Given the location of Inspire this year, tell us, what is your favorite part of Las Vegas?

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4 Gonzo Takeaways from BAI Retail Delivery ’15: Viva Las Vegas?

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BAI Retail Delivery was at the Venetian in Vegas this year, sharing conference space with a travel convention called IMEX, which made things interesting in between sessions. This was the clever multi-media marketing of clever multi-media marketing.

The Startups at Money 20/20 Las Vegas 2018

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This is my last post on the Money 20/20 2018 extravaganza in Las Vegas. The event is coming soon, plus I need enough vacation to be properly rested before the craziness kicks in.

Coming Soon To The Vegas Strip? 75K Sq Ft Of Luxury Retail

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Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that the Wynn Las Vegas resort has announced plans to add more than 75,000 square feet of luxury retail space to the Vegas Strip. ” Retail Las Vegas luxury retail retail what's hot Steve Wynn Wynn Las Vegas Wynn Plaza

Legal Cannabis Retail Gets Big, Feminine And Luxurious

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The big comes from the apparent rise of the so-called cannabis “superstore,” the hotbed of which is reportedly — and understandably — Las Vegas, one of the world’s main adult playgrounds. Most estimates say women make up 30 percent to 40 percent of the legal cannabis market. That is also sparking (sorry, pun intended) efforts to produce low-dose and edible weed products that are marketed toward women consumers.

Reimagine your business in the era of AI at Think 2018

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Faced with massively escalating data volumes, exponentially growing regulatory requirements, legacy risk and IT systems that just aren’t up to the new reality and increasing market pressure to improve performance, something has to change.

Wirecard Integrates Mobile Wallet With Apple, Android and Samsung Pay

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EXCLUSIVE – Wirecard launched its mobile wallet integration with Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay at Money 20/20 in Las Vegas. market next year.

Nevada Facing Record Unemployment With Casinos Closed

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There are 441 casinos in the state of Nevada, including gambling spots Las Vegas, Reno, Lake Tahoe and Laughlin who had more than $12 billion dollars in gambling revenues last year, according to the Nevada Gaming Control Board.

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P&G Enters The Connected CPG Device Market

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Product giant Procter & Gamble made its first appearance in 2019 at the annual Consumer Electronic Services showcase in Las Vegas. It is back again this week with more smart technology-enhanced household items. The company’s devices revealed at the influential tradeshow so far include smart toothbrushes, fragrance diffusers, baby care items, razors, and facial skincare devices. Lumi By Pampers. P&G refers to Lumi as the “world’s first all-in-one connected baby care system.”.

DraftKings To Merge, IPO At A $3.3B Market Value

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The company currently has offices in New York, New Jersey, San Francisco and Las Vegas. Online betting company DraftKings is merging with two other companies and going public, according to a report by the Boston Business Journal.

Ignore the Nasdaq: confidence high in fintech

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“I’m not worried about the recent blips,” said an investment banker who asked not to be named, on the sidelines of last week’s Money20/20, in Las Vegas, when asked about the recent market tremors that have hit some of the larger US tech firms.

Revving Up The Latest Retail Trends With Autos

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And, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, voice, as well as vehicles, are jump-starting the connected economy. 146: Number of markets where Carvana has next-day delivery.

McDelivery Is McDominating In 1,000 New Markets

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3,500 more McDonald’s markets are going to be lovin’ it by the end of June as delivery service rolls out to even more restaurants. That’s on top of the locations where it was already available, including Atlanta, Chicago, Columbus, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Orlando, Phoenix, San Diego and Tampa. Second, said Easterbrook, in five of McDonald’s largest markets, 75 percent of the population is living within three miles of a restaurant.

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‘The Market @ Macy’s’ Pops Up

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As department stores reconsider their real estate and business models, Macy’s is testing out pop-up stores in 10 cities — from Las Vegas to New York — in a new concept named “The Market @ Macy’s,” CNBC reported. Through the program, brands can pay a one-time fee for a space on Macy’s first floor to advertise or sell their products while retaining all of their sales. Compared to traditional pop-up stores, Macy’s own staff services the brands.

With Wynn’s $402M In Net Losses, Is Online Gambling The Future Of Gaming?

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The company’s Las Vegas properties closed on March 17, and authorities in Nevada have not put a date into place for when casinos can open again. With results that show how COVID-19 closures are impacting the gaming industry, Wynn Resorts Ltd.

The CFPB Drops Its Investigation Into Zillow With No Actions

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In April, Zillow said it is partnering with three brokerages: West USA Realty in Phoenix, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices in Phoenix and Las Vegas, and Coldwell Banker Premier Real Estate in Las Vegas. Starting in the spring, home sellers in Phoenix and Las Vegas will be able to compare a real estate agents’ market valuation of their home with offers from Zillow and other investors.

Retailers Wary Of Opening As Some States Restart Economies

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The large chains note that their phased plans to reopen will depend on local and state guidelines in addition to infection rates, consumer polls and market analysis. It continued “Until the majority of markets in the U.S.

Earl Enterprises Acknowledges Data Breach Of 2M Cards

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Out of the 31 Earl of Sandwich stores, a handful were compromised, as were Planet Hollywood locations in Las Vegas, New York City and Orlando. The report noted that Tequila Taqueria in Las Vegas; Chicken Guy! Buca di Beppo , the Italian restaurant chain, reportedly knew about a data breach that resulted in two million credit card and debit numbers being stolen since Feb. 21 — but waited until the end of March to reveal it.

Mall Vacancies At Highest Level In Eight Years

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Vacancy rates also improved during the past year in 43 cities, including Seattle, Las Vegas and Chicago. There have been indications of trouble in local retail property markets as landlords prepare for store closures after Forever 21 ’s bankruptcy.

What’s New At CES Isn’t Always What’s Really Good

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No organization or person has a lock on the future, and that applies to the big global event that starts next week in Las Vegas — the annual CES show , going strong after more than a half century. Success is bred there, to use the terminology of the inspirational marketing industry.

Homie Unlocks $23M In Funding To Expand Its Homebuyer Program

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Fresh off a new round of Series B equity funding that secured $23 million, the company intends to expand into three new markets this March, including in Las Vegas.

What’s The Reward For Early 5G Deployment? Asia Will Soon Find Out

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In fact, during the ongoing CES show in Las Vegas, Verizon said it would “offer $1 million in seed money to developers willing to work on new applications for the fifth-generation network,” according to one account.

Uber Joins Forces With Hyundai Motor For Flying Taxis

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A prototype was unveiled at Las Vegas’ Consumer Electronics Show ( CES ) this week, the Financial Times reported. The air taxi market, for its part, is forecasted to be worth $1.5

Ready for Money20/20? What about Real-time Payments?

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We will be gathering in Las Vegas this week for Money20/20. If you are at Money20/20 in Las Vegas next week, please stop by the IBM booth #1033. Banking Featured Carousel Featured Homepage Financial Markets PaymentsI predict that two of the hot topics at Money20/20 will be the availability of immediate or real-time payments and cyber security. These topics are creating new challenges and opportunities for the financial services community.

Real Estate Money Laundering An Increasing Focus Of Governments

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Brigitte Unger, a professor at the Univerity of Utrecht in the Netherlands, is part of a fact-finding panel for Canada’s British Columbia on how to handle the increase of untraceable real estate purchases in Vancouver that are tied to crime syndicates and market abuse.

NEW REPORT: Forget Letters To Santa — Smart Billboards Know What You Want

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At the same time, this new era of connectivity is also allowing infrastructure to learn the habits and patterns of consumers to help companies make more informed marketing decisions. Connectivity is expanding from mobile devices to surrounding infrastructure and vehicles.

What’s Important to Investors in a Credit Score? Leading Secondary Market Participants Weigh In

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I had the chance to attend the Structured Finance Industry Group’s annual conference in Las Vegas, where SFIG’s members, including securities investors in a range of industries — from mortgage to auto to commercial lending — gather to discuss the latest and greatest in securitization.

Luxury Brand Barneys New York Seeks Bankruptcy Protection

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However, the company hasn’t been immune from the same market conditions that sent Sears and Kmart into bankruptcy. The company said that it was going to close stores in Las Vegas, Seattle, Chicago and other smaller places, as well as seven warehouse locations, and focus on key stores.

How Voice Is Turbocharging The Autonomous Vehicle Ecosystem

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P97 will also benefit from Accenture’s more general experience with digital data and marketing. Such expertise in digital marketing will also prove key to the success of payments and commerce in the connected vehicle ecosystem.

Uber Taps Adomni For Vehicle Display Ads

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Adomni introduced vehicle-topper ads in 2016 for taxi cabs in Las Vegas, but this venture will be Uber’s first foray into the field. Uber patrons will start seeing ads on top of the cars coming to pick them up beginning April 1, according to Adweek on Monday (Feb.24).

Rockwell Automation Takeover Targets Cybersecurity In Manufacturing

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At the Las Vegas Computer Electronics Show (CES), which is running through Friday (Jan. New York-listed Rockwell Automation is acquiring Israeli-based Avnet Data Security to deliver advanced cybersecurity services, Rockwell announced on Wednesday (Jan.

High Times Plans Brick-And-Mortar Locations

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announced it would be bringing a flagship retail store to Los Angeles and Las Vegas. The news comes after news surfaced in October that the public market for cannabis was off by over 40 percent, even with the industry’s enthusiastic quarterly reports and blazing forecast.

Segway-Ninebot Debuts Self-Driving Electric Scooter

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Earlier this year, Segway-Ninebot unveiled a delivery robot during CES 2019 , the annual consumer electronics trade show in Las Vegas. Segway isn’t the only company eyeing the delivery market as its next bastion of growth.

Capturing (And Recapturing) eCommerce Ground

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billion : The estimated value of the global connected-retail market by the end of 2025. 33 : The cost of a regularly occurring flight from Las Vegas to Lake Tahoe on JetSmarter. The world is a rapidly changing place, thanks to the power of connected commerce.