Celebrating Utah’s Sales and Marketing Executives of the Year
You may have an amazing product—innovative and elegant, with all the kinks ironed out—but you don’t have a business unless you’ve got customers to buy it. The SAMY awards recognize the hard-working men and women who make...January 14, 2014
Changing the Game for Utah’s Rural Economies
Good luck finding a hotel room or renting an apartment in Beaver County these days. The Utah Center for Rural Life at Southern Utah University says a boom in new business operations and construction has the Beaver County economy humming. An une...January 14, 2014
Legislators Gear Up for a Hectic 45-day Session
The old joke advising citizens to keep their hands firmly on their wallets during a legislative session probably doesn’t apply this year. Legislative leaders and Gov. Gary Herbert have said tax increases are taboo during the short-but-hec...January 14, 2014
The Recovering Economy has Unleashed Acquisition Activity
Much like the economy, mergers and acquisitions in Utah plummeted during the Great Recession. After several years of stagnation, however, the state saw a major spike in deals in 2012. The question is whether this was just a result of pent-up de...January 14, 2014
Just Say No to Bad Logo Design
Bad logos: They make graphic designers grind their teeth and potential customers turn up their noses.
Logos that appear to be glued together from clip art, use inappropriate fonts or even contain misspellings can repel customers even more t...January 14, 2014
Utah’s Economy is Ready to Rock in 2014
I love the start of a new year. It’s a time to begin anew and take a fresh look at life. I find it’s also agood time to take a pause, learn from the past and build a better tomorrow.
The Utah Legislature understands the value of...January 14, 2014
Entertaining? Leave the Cooking up to the Kitchen Gurus
Whether you’re hosting a dinner party for close friends or a cocktail party for clients and colleagues, making a good impression counts—especially when it comes to the food. Hiring a private chef to cook a delicious meal and provide...January 14, 2014
Salt Lake City – Overstock.com, Inc. announced that it now accepts Bitcoin as a form of payment on its online shopping site.
Customers can shop the Overstock.com website for any of the products available, including furniture, rugs, el...January 13, 2014
Salt Lake City – Taking a step toward reaching Utah’s air quality goals, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development’s board approved a $500,000 Economic Opportunity Grant as seed capital to facilitate and implement an...January 13, 2014
Springville – The Neways Academy, a school that will enable hundreds of Malian children to enjoy access to secondary education, is officially completed. Neways partnered with Mali Rising Foundation, a Utah-based nonprofit, to constru...January 13, 2014
Provo – Ziplocal announced an agreement to sell Mobivity's mobile marketing services throughout the United States. Ziplocal, based in Provo, is a privately-held print and digital local search services company operating in 290 communit...January 13, 2014
Tooele – Cabela’s, along with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, announced plans to operate a distribution center in Tooele County to process freight and deliver products to consumers.
“We are happy...January 10, 2014
Salt Lake City – Varian Medical Systems, along with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, announced today that Varian is expanding its existing Salt Lake City operation, a move that Varian estimates will lead to the creatio...January 10, 2014
Park City – An investor based out of Hawaii recently purchased six high image retail buildings located on historic Main Street in Park City.
Located on the main level of Marriott Summit Watch, this high image portfolio is comprised of...January 10, 2014
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System named PETER METCALF a director of the Salt Lake City Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco for a three-year term that began January 1, 2014. Metcalf is the founder, president an...January 10, 2014