Staying a Step Ahead of Change
Mark Tuffin loves challenges. He also loves the food industry. So it was a perfect match when Tuffin was named president of the Smith’s Food and Drug Stores division of Kroger in July. By that time, he’d already completed a formidab...December 1, 2011
Social Service Providers Struggle to Help Impoverished Families
The numbers are disheartening: the economic downturn has dragged on for three years now and about 100,000 Utahns still can’t find jobs. The percentage of Utah children living in poverty has risen from 10.5 percent in 2008 to 15.5 percent ...December 1, 2011
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CBIZ and Mayer Hoffman and McCann, P.C. announced that RICHARD D. ANGELL has joined the Salt Lake City office as an audit and accounting shareholder in the firm’s audit and assurance services practice. The company also ...December 1, 2011
In this issue of Utah Business, we are proud to present our third annual Green Business awards program. This special recognition feature honors 17 of the state’s greenest companies and initiatives. We think you’ll agree that their e...November 1, 2011
Will Utah’s Economy Return to its Full Potential?
This month begins the ever-important holiday shopping season. Retailers make, miss or exceed their yearly projections during the next several weeks. I’ve been monitoring the numbers and watching consumer behavior to get my own read on wha...November 1, 2011
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Salt Lake City - TREEHOUSE INTERACTIVE introduced new partner marketing functionality for its Reseller View PRM solution. The new functionality includes automatically co-branded marketing content, full-service outbound market...November 1, 2011
Reap the Rewards of Increased R&D Tax Incentives
Utah is making a big push to attract high-paying jobs and business investment by expanding its tax incentives for research and development (R&D). Many Utah companies that take advantage of R&D tax incentives noticed a significant increa...November 1, 2011
In a year whose headlines have been dominated by fluctuating stock prices, high prices at the pump, natural disasters and Lady Gaga (feel free to interchange those last two), we thought we’d take a moment to celebrate the lighter side of ...November 1, 2011
The Elusive Promise of Renewable Energy
Utah has a desert climate—it’s generally open, dry and sunny, especially in the south. So it should be a natural spot for developing renewable energy sources like solar and wind, right?
In short: yes. But the renewable energy in...November 1, 2011
Utah Companies Find Unique Ways to Reward Employees
When it comes to one’s job, money isn’t everything—but it sure is nice. Two Utah companies know this, and their unique compensation models have proven to be popular and effective.
Draper-based Meta...November 1, 2011
Paying Tribute to the Organizations Planting Seeds for a Greener Future
Utah boasts a stunning variety of landscapes, climates and wildlife that each year draws millions of visitors from around the world. But our air is too often polluted, and our burgeoning population consumes an ever-growing amount of energy and ...November 1, 2011
The healthcare system is enormously complex, making reform difficult on every level. Industry leaders say that it will take every interested party—insurers, providers, patients, employers and the government—working together in order...November 1, 2011
Untapped Potential Resides in Salt Lake’s Foreign Trade Zone
What is the Foreign Trade Zone?
It’s an area designated by the federal government to be outside the purview of U.S. Customs—products or materials brought into the zone are not subject to Customs duties or tariffs until they lea...November 1, 2011
Local Tech Firm Builds Global Manufacturing Partnerships
Moving manufacturing operations overseas has a number of benefits for businesses large and small. Wages in developing countries are generally lower, as is overhead and, sometimes, the cost of raw materials.
But before taking the leap over o...November 1, 2011
Five Simple Steps for Protecting Your Personal Assets
When clients hear “asset protection,” they often think of offshore trusts or, perhaps, a Swiss bank account. The reality is business owners can adequately protect their assets using tried and tested legal principles, saving the need...November 1, 2011