Specialty food shops such as spice, cheese and gourmet shops need retail food licenses. Depending on the state, county and city, these can amount to up to eight different licenses and permits. Retailers must also submit retail food plans and adhere to environmental health regulations in order to stay in business.
What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas, but it takes a fair number of licenses and permits to make it happen. Despite Las Vegas’ fairly wild image and Nevada’s well-know business friendliness, both the state and city regulates a fair number of business-types. Anyone considering setting up shop in Las Vegas should expect to obtain an average of two to six licenses. Although Las Vegas has changed and modernized over the years, one thing has never changed -- the gaming industry is king. Las Vegas remains a place to gamble and has built additional forms of entertainment, recreation and shopping around it. The new LAs Vegas is a retail paradise opening up countless opportunities for small businesses. However, Las Vegas has made efforts to diversify its economy and now has light manufacturing and banking sectors.