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
Ancestry.com (Nasdaq:ACOM) announced that the Ancestry.com stockholders have approved the previously announced merger agreement pursuant to which a company owned by Permira funds and co-investors, will acquire the Company.
Based on the prel...December 28, 2012
CampusBookRentals (www.campusbookrentals.com) announced the rollout of an advanced point-of-sale system (POS) for college bookstores. This rollout comes after a string of technology advancements delivered to bookstores over the last three years...December 28, 2012
Security National Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: SNFCA) announced it has, through its wholly owned subsidiary Security National Life Insurance Company, closed on a coinsurance transaction with Mothe Life Insurance, located in Gretna, Louisiana ...December 28, 2012
Gov. Gary R. Herbert selected TODD KISER as commissioner of the Utah Insurance Department. Kiser is currently finishing his final term as a legislator and working as president of Kiser-Lord Insurance Agency. Herbert also appointed ROBERT PERO t...December 28, 2012