Provo — Lodging Dynamics Hospitality Group has acquired its second hotel through its affiliated equity fund, LD Hotel Group I, LLC. The purchase was a 90-room Holiday Inn and Suites in Overland Park, Kansas.
Th...July 31, 2014
Salt Lake City — Trolley Square has announced that two new fitness-based retailers will soon open at Trolley Square. The two retailers—Orangetheory Fitness and CorePower Yoga—are both expected to open this fall.
“The...July 31, 2014
In Bill Child’s office at RC Willey headquarters in South Salt Lake, it’s hard to find a blank spot on the walls or on top of the tables. Photographs of him shaking hands with Warren Buffett, family portraits and awards from various...July 31, 2014
Local Schools are Producing Cutting-edge Game Developers
No matter who you are, odds are you’ve played some sort of video game in your life—whether it’s a game of solitaire on your computer, Farmville on Facebook or an intense first-person shooter.
What you may not know is that ...July 31, 2014
Tooele is a Hidden Gem to the West of the Oquirrh Mountains
As industrial development intensifies in Salt Lake County and space becomes scarce, companies are increasingly looking beyond the shadow of the Oquirrh Mountains to Tooele County, the new Mecca for industrial development.
A string of recent...July 31, 2014
Click the image at the left to see a complete list of the top public companies in Utah, ranked by 2013 revenue.
July 31, 2014
Your First Decision: When and How Much to Take
The typical entrepreneur usually has one of two reasons why he or she decided to start a business. The first is that they want to make a boat load of money. In spite of the realities and statistics on how many new businesses fail in the first f...July 31, 2014
Examining Worksite Medical Clinics
In 2007 Donna Milavetz, a primary care physician, embarked on an “experiment” with Susan Johnson, CEO of Futura Industries: The two created an onsite medical clinic for the employees of Futura. Would it be financially feasible&mdash...July 31, 2014
Learning from Economic Humor
Winston Churchill once said if you put two economists in a room, you get two opinions, unless one of them is Lord Keynes, in which case you get three opinions. It’s a clever way of saying economics is an inexact science, and economists ar...July 31, 2014
What Every Business Leader Should Know about Bitcoins
Given the globalization of economies and the ease of transferring value via virtual currencies, Bitcoins (as well as other virtual currencies) are far from a passing fad and are only going to become more ingrained in our everyday lives. The sim...July 31, 2014
A love of travel influenced Kimberly Page to first take a job with Keystone Aviation in 1999. Page booked a flight to the top, becoming the COO in 2013 after spending many years as the Salt Lake-based company’s CFO. We sat down with her r...July 31, 2014
Zealand Stroud, owner of Stroud Jewelers, has spent more than 15 years working in the jewelry business. His father started the business in 1991, operating at ZCMI, and Stroud moved the store to Sugar House in 2001. Here, Stroud explains why cre...July 31, 2014
Can Computers and Smart Devices Bridge the Education Gap?
In every political campaign and legislative session in the United States, there’s a conversation about education. It usually starts with how to improve it and ends with how to fund it. In recent years, that conversation has broadened to i...July 31, 2014
Fear a Crash and Miss the Bigger Picture
Fears of a market peak are reemerging. Investors and even advisers worry that macro trends like an aging demographic will plague the markets as retirees shift money out of stocks and into income-focused vehicles for retirement. Change is unques...July 31, 2014
School Improvement Network Embraces Change to Stay ahead of the Curve
Chet Linton has only one goal: Change the world. As the CEO, founding partner and president of School Improvement Network, Linton’s idea to create an on-demand professional development platform has provided training for thousands of educa...July 31, 2014