The number of Utah IPOs has dropped in recent years—no local companies, in fact, have taken the private-to-public leap so far this year. But the IPOs that have happened recently were highly successful. In this issue of Utah Business, we f...August 1, 2012
These businesses are on their way to making it big.
Origins: In 2006, Larada Sciences was spun-off from research conducted at the University of Utah Department of Biology. Its Lousebuster received FDA clearance in 2009 and the product was launched in 2010.
What makes it uni...August 1, 2012
Outdoor Retailer (OR) gets bigger every year. This year, multiple events were added to the already jam-packed schedule. Beginning on Wednesday with the Open Air Demo, the outdoor party won’t stop until August 5.
Utah has hosted Outdoo...July 31, 2012
Ozone Fit announced a partnership with Progression 7's Weight Loss Challenge. Progression 7's Weight Loss Challenge is a 7-week boot camp competition with thousands of dollars in cash and other prizes available to participants that lose...July 31, 2012
When you want to rent a movie and you want it fast, where do you go? Many people would say RedBox. Imagine going to a doctor and getting your prescription the same way, but without the late fees. VendRx and CEO Trent Jefferies are working to ma...July 31, 2012
Vivint Solar, a leading provider of simple, affordable solar solutions, announced that it has expanded into California and is now offering solar services to residents in the Bay Area.
With Vivint Solar, consumers have a money-saving, clean...July 31, 2012
AccessData announced the release of Cyber Intelligence & Response Technology Version 2 (CIRT 2). CIRT is a platform that integrates network and computer forensics, malware analysis, large-scale data auditing and remediation. The solution is...July 31, 2012
When David Edwards was listening to the radio last year, he didn’t realize the story he heard was going to change his life.
The story was about people in a rural area struggling because there wasn’t a grocery store nearby, whic...July 30, 2012
GE Healthcare Performance Solutions, a unit of GE Healthcare (NYSE: GE), and Ogden Regional Medical Center, a 239-bed Level II trauma and certified stroke center, announced the successful results of a perioperative services improvement program,...July 30, 2012
Gemstone Hotels & Resorts, a full-service hotel management company that specializes in owning and operating luxury and upscale urban hotels and resorts, announced the company has assumed management of Maison 140, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Th...July 30, 2012
iBOLT (http://ibolt.co/) announced the new Intelligent ChargingDock for Samsung Galaxy S III, delivering a comprehensive, in-vehicle hands-free Android driving experience.
“In a world that is increasingly hands-free, and where consum...July 30, 2012
ELLE.com, the website of a fashion magazine, recently named The Gateway shopping center’s Bastille as Utah’s top shopping destination. In its piece titled, ‘50 States of Shopping,’ the site designated the hippest boutiqu...July 30, 2012
Anni Sui, Vera Wang, Marc Jacobs and Maggie London are just a few of the designer fabrics carried by Yellow Bird Fabrics. The fine apparel fabric store just moved into a new building that quadruples its space, accommodating the store’s gr...July 27, 2012
A quarterly report from TAB Bank suggests the trucking industry is strengthening—an early indicator that the economy is also expanding.
“There’s a lot of optimism in the trucking industry right now,” said Curtis Suth...July 27, 2012
IKEA officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its Salt Lake-area store in Draper, Utah. The 180,500-square-foot PV array consists of a 1,015-kW system, built with 4,228 panels. IKEA Draper’s program will produce approxim...July 27, 2012