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Negotiations have wrapped up for the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, but inquiring Utah minds want to know if the deal will be good for businesses in the Beehive State. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is one of two major trade agreements currently in the works. The second is the... Read more

Broken Arches: What happened to Utah’s nonprofit insurance company

By Lisa Christensen | Illustration by Mike Bohman Mar 5, 2016

In late October, more than 60,000 Utahns got a sudden fright: Arches Health Plan was closing. “The Utah Insurance Department today announced that it will place Arches Health Plan in receivership,” the department stated in a press release on Oct. 27. Because of a budget shortfall on the federal... Read more
Imagine if all the cumbersome paperwork required to start a small business could be done in one day—and all online? This dream will soon be a reality in Salt Lake City, which recently joined 10 other cities in launching Startup in a Day, a joint initiative between the White... Read more
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The video game business is more than just fun and games. It’s a multi-billion-dollar industry that provides jobs and entertainment to millions of people around the globe. In 2014, consumers bought more than 135 million games generating more than $22 billion, according to the Entertainment Software Association. Those who... Read more
Like many entrepreneurs, Jay Williams, CEO of advertising agency Contravent, started his company with a dream. After years working for large companies headquartered in New York City, wining and dining customers, and maneuvering through political minefields, Williams felt that he was losing touch with his craft. “I felt like... Read more

Around Utah January

Aisley Oliphant Feb 24, 2016

Charitable Giving Roundup Logan – MALOUF, an upscale bedding accessories manufacturer, is bringing comfort to newly diagnosed breast cancer patients during the year. This year, its reach has expanded to touch all breast cancer patients in Utah, projected at 1,500 people. As part of a large community event, Malouf... Read more

Forty Under 40: Utah’s Rising Stars

Utah Business editors Feb 24, 2016

The careers of our Forty Under 40 honorees have been roller coasters—spanning the sharp drop of the Great Recession, the painfully slow recovery and the quick economic acceleration of the past two years. These resilient leaders took the hard lessons learned from the downturn and used them to build... Read more