1-800 CONTACTS is planning to expand in Utah and invest $59 million in a new facility, changes the company expects to bring 654 new jobs to Salt Lake County. The company has entered into an incentive agreement with the Governor’s Office o...February 19, 2013
Five MountainStar hospitals and its satellite emergency department are the first facilities in Utah to be named accredited chest pain centers by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.
St. Mark’s Hospital, Lone Peak Emergency Cen...February 19, 2013
A LongHorn Steakhouse opened Monday at 11346 River Heights Drive in Sourth Jordan. It is the third LongHorn Steakhouse in Utah and one of six to eight planned for the market in the next two years.
The 6,270-square foot restaurant can seat ...February 19, 2013
Ten Utah companies were named Zions Bank’s “Speaking on Business” Top Businesses for 2012 and honored by Zions Bank President and CEO Scott Anderson at a luncheon Feb. 7 in Salt Lake City.
The honorees were: Armor Active ...February 19, 2013
Utah Business magazine in association with the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants (UACPA) is now accepting nominations for our 2013 CFO of the Year award program. This award honors Chief Financial Officers or similar senior financ...February 19, 2013
It might seem surprising to hear of a high-level VP of computer-accessory giant Logitech moving to Utah craft company Provo Craft, but for those who know Ashish Arora, and his passion for consumer products, the career move makes perfect sense.
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As a younger woman, Sophia DiCaro, deputy director of the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), wanted to work for the U.S. State Department. She adored political science and studied abroad, but instead destiny led DiCaro...February 19, 2013
Underground Activity Brings Billions to the State
Utah’s mining industry is bringing to the surface more than silver and gold. Coal, potash, uranium, molybdenum, beryllium, rock aggregate and building stone are among Utah’s underground treasures.
Utah’s mining industry ad...February 19, 2013
Talented, ambitious and innovative—these are just a few of the traits the 2013 Forty Under 40 exemplify. Representing a myriad of industries, these professionals showcase the best of those putting a fresh foot forward. Whether they are cr...February 19, 2013
The Pending Talent Shakeup and What Your Business Can Do About It
Tom Henderson (not his real name to protect his current employment) is hungry for a job change. He lost his software sales job when his company downsized during the recession. Desperate to make ends meet, Henderson took a job far below his abil...February 19, 2013
Advice from a webinar led Shawn Taylor to make one of his best business decisions yet.
Taylor founded Taylor Audio, a Sandy-based business that provides disc jockeys, equipment rentals and other audio/visual services for events. Like any ne...February 19, 2013
Reader's Choice, as Selected by Utah Business Facebook Fans
Twin Peaks Rental and Repair has been open for only two years, but the shop’s owner, Tim Lewin, has no shortage of experience or absolute love of the industry. The opportunity to support the local ski and snowboard community provided the ...February 19, 2013
Considerations When Making a Deal
Software is often your company’s most valuable asset. Perhaps it is your company’s only asset! In an effort to make a return on the investment made in such software, your company may want to license it out. On the other hand, your c...February 19, 2013
Growing Retirement Balances in a Low-Interest-Rate Environment
y bank statement arrived a few days ago, and I was frustrated to see my interest rate was just 0.01 percent. To put that in perspective, a $1,000 account earns just 10 cents of interest annually.
For people in retirement, today’s low ...February 19, 2013
The Utah Legislature Has Helped the State Maintain Its Strong Economy
The Utah Legislature—with all of its individuality and nuance—can now boast the nation’s second fastest-growing economy. That’s right. Utah leads every state but North Dakota in the rate of job growth, and the Utah econo...February 19, 2013