Businesses Focus Charitable Giving on Filling Education Gaps
Getting involved in the community offers many rewards for companies—enhanced employee morale, valuable community partnerships, great PR, the goodwill of clients and, of course, the satisfaction from making a positive impact. Many companie...January 1, 2013
Utah’s Residential Real Estate Market May Finally Be Getting Back to Normal
At 29, Kade Kidd has already experienced the peaks and valleys of home ownership. In 2005, he purchased a condo in St. George a few months before abandoning bachelorhood for a new life with his bride, Cami. The couple sold the condo 18 months l...January 1, 2013
Utah’s Top Sales and Marketing Professionals
Sales and marketing are vital to keeping a company out of the red. In our second-annual SAMY awards program, we tip our hats to the some of the state’s top sales and marketing pros who have had a direct and measurable impact on their comp...January 1, 2013
Enduring Businesses That Have Become Mainstays In Their Communities
Although 80 percent of the jobs in Utah are based along the Wasatch Front, rural Utah is dotted with successful, enduring businesses. Providing important services and valuable job opportunities, these companies are the backbone of small-town Ut...January 1, 2013
In today’s challenging economic environment, giving back to the community may not be at the top of your company’s to-do list. Yet many businesses have discovered that now is not the time to stop giving and have remained committed to...January 1, 2013
From increased regulation to continued global economic insecurity, execs from both large and small banks say there’s still much uncertainty in the industry. Yet they believe that there is hope ahead and are moving cautiously forward. ...January 1, 2013
How Long to Keep Business Records
When Mike Lewy returned from deer hunting and unloaded his M700 rifle, the gun discharged and sent a bullet ripping through the ceiling and into his mother’s leg. The Lewys sued Remington Arms, the gun manufacturer, for liability based on...January 1, 2013
Tif Blue has come a long way in the last couple of years with her shop, Peach Treats, where she sells handmade, custom polymer jewelry. Peach Treats started on Etsy, an online marketplace, in 2010 and now has a home in local shops and markets.
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Let Your Feminine Values Shine in 2013
January is one of my favorite times of the year. I relish the chance to push the reset button and begin anew. I use it as a time to reflect about what worked in the prior year and what can be done in the coming year to make life better.
Loo...January 1, 2013
A Tech Entrepreneur Learns to Love Utah
When Hal Widlansky came to Utah for the first time in 1997, he stepped off his plane, right into the middle of an LDS missionary homecoming reunion, complete with dozens of family members, balloon bouquets and screaming children. “I&rsquo...January 1, 2013
When It Comes to Computing, Execs are Choosing to Have It All
Which is better for an on-the-go exec—an ultra-thin laptop or a tablet? Both! That’s according to Dan Young, president and CEO of PC Laptops. The real trend, he says, isn’t one versus the other, it’s one and the other&md...January 1, 2013
Leadership Programs Help Managers Take It to the Next Level
Poor leadership skills can hamper the growth and success of any business. They can also put the brakes on career advancement for managers and team leaders. To overcome this hurdle, Westminster College and the University of Utah both offer leade...January 1, 2013
Can Utah Become a Place for Global Headquarters?
It was a big year for mergers and acquisitions in the Beehive State, with a handful of iconic Utah companies folding into larger firms or getting snapped up by big private equity gunslingers.
In March, Verisk Analytics acquired South Jordan...January 1, 2013
Stay Active During the Winter from the Office to Outdoors
It’s winter. The air is colder, it’s dark outside earlier and longer, and there may or may not be snow on the sidewalk—but don’t let that prevent you from keeping up healthy habits and activities. Below you will find tip...January 1, 2013
The Zions Bank Consumer Attitude Index (CAI) increased 1.4 points from November to December. Today, the index sits at 77.3, just below its six-month moving average of 79.8. The national Consumer Confidence Index (CCI), as reported by The Confer...December 28, 2012