Last year, Utah was once again ranked first in economic outlook in the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)-Laffer Economic Competitiveness Index.
This year, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), World Trade C...April 2, 2012
The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) announced that it will locate a new distribution facility in the Washington County area of southern Utah.
The Fortune 300 retailer plans t...April 2, 2012
On the heels of opening its first-ever store in Iowa, Edwin Watts Golf Shops, LLC, one of the world’s largest specialty golf retailers, announced the acquisition of Uinta Golf’s five stores in Utah, further expanding the Company&rsq...April 2, 2012
Marivic Morgan announced the opening of a new skin and nail salon, Salon de Filipina, located at 443 North Bluff Street. To celebrate its grand opening an open house was held on Saturday, March 31 from 1:00 PM to 7:00PM. Morgan specializes in w...April 2, 2012
PressTrends, a WordPress-centric analytics platform and provider of real-time trends and insights for developers, designers, consultants and publishers, announced a major partnership with WooThemes, one of the largest theme and infrastructure p...April 2, 2012
SALT LAKE AREA
Draper - THE LIVING PLANET AQUARIUM board of trustees selected BEECHER WALKER ARCHITECTS and LAYTON CONSTRUCTION for the development, design and construction of the new Living Planet Aquarium to be built in Draper.
Salt L...April 1, 2012
A Strong Leader in a Challenging Industry
Since 1922, Granite Construction has made its mark in Utah. From roads, highways and bridges to transit systems and airports, Granite has been a fixture in helping to build Utah’s transportation infrastructure. Experience and leadership a...April 1, 2012
Out Front in a Digital Age
Unlike the newspaper he leads, Deseret News Publisher and Deseret Digital Media VP Christopher M. Lee is a difficult read: He’d rather rave about his team of writers and editors than talk about himself.
But he does like to talk ...April 1, 2012
CHG Healthcare Services promoted SCOTT BECK to president. Beck will also retain his current position as COO of the company. ALAN MCIVER joined the company as group president. McIver will provide strategic oversight for CHG’s travel nurse ...April 1, 2012
2012 May Be a Good Year to Sell Your Business
Now that the first month of 2012 is in the books and the Dow and S&P have logged their best January performance in 15 years, it is tempting to wonder if the worst of the economic turbulence is behind us and some degree of normalcy will fina...April 1, 2012
Community Foundations Help Philanthropic Efforts
Carnegie. Rockefeller. Morgan. While these famous philanthropists may have acquired great wealth through innovation, their traditional methods of giving are getting a run for their money.
Private endowments continue to nourish our cultural ...April 1, 2012
Downtown Belongs to All of Us
Several years ago I was sitting in the summer humidity of Washington, D.C. on an old, sturdy park bench in the National Mall talking to my future boss Lane Beattie. He asked if I would be interested in leaving my job in Washington so I could he...April 1, 2012
A Company Founder Realizes It’s Time to Step Aside
Building a company is much like pushing a giant boulder up a mountain. As founder and CEO of HireVue, Mark Newman hired the people he thought could help push that boulder higher and, for a while, it worked. But there came a time when Newman rea...April 1, 2012
Utah’s Video Game Industry Gaining New Dominance
Utah is not known internationally as a video game hotspot. Yet.
If the state government, local universities and Utah-based studios get their way, the state could quickly become a gaming hub.
Video games already make up 41 percent of the...April 1, 2012
Loss Management Beyond Property Insurance & Workers Comp
Risk is inherent in every business venture, and most companies get loss management basics just right. Often, law requires it. You can’t pay your employees without signing up for unemployment insurance, for example, and you can’t use...April 1, 2012