Category: David Cabral

The straw that broke the world’s back

  For three days, during the first week in July, a simple little plastic drinking straw dominated the headlines of nearly every media outlet against most other world news. The headlines were not so much about the straw, but more about Starbucks’, the multi-billion-dollar company that announced that they would stop using straws by the… Continue Reading

What is your business story?

Did you know that Google processes over 3.8 million searches per minute? That is an unimaginable amount of people looking for answers. And as we have discussed in previous newsletters, the internet has changed the way people buy products. People no longer respond to outbound tactics like spamming and cold calling. Instead, they research products… Continue Reading

Clark County is back on the growth train

  This month, we look at the latest growth figures for retail development, employment, and the economic competitiveness, as reported by the Marcus & Millichap Retail Research Market Report and the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance annual survey. Starting with the latest Marcus & Millichap Retail Research Market Report, retailers absorbed more than 1.3 million… Continue Reading

Are customers talking about your business?

There was a time when the picket fence, post office, corner drug store, and even the town dump were social gathering places where neighbors would catch up on the community events and talk about experiences. Even by word-of-mouth, it didn’t take long for good news to travel across town, and bad news traveled even faster…. Continue Reading

Be There or Be Square!

During the 1960s, “Be There or Be Square” became an iconic phrase that challenged people to get with the changing times. However, the 1960s not only changed culturally but technologically as well. During that time, the early baby boomers (those born between 1946 and 1964) were just entering their teen years. Color TVs were becoming more… Continue Reading