Celebrating Utah’s Greenest Companies, Communities and People
If environmental pioneers from 150 years ago knew about Utah Business magazine’s first Utah Green Business awards, they might say it is an event long overdue. That’s because the history of considering our relationship to the planet reaches far bac...October 15, 2009
Dell Brown knows a lot about making dough. As president and chief operating officer of MonaVie, Brown has overseen incredible growth and success at the South Jordan-based company. But the dough he really loves to get his hands into is in the kitch...October 15, 2009
It only takes four words for Heather Granata to describe Little Adventures, a company of dress up-style clothing she runs with Jenny Farnsworth.
“Washable, comfortable, affordable and adorable,” says Granata. “That’s what really sets us apart...October 15, 2009
Local Resources Help Businesses Take the Plunge Overseas
Looking to sell drapes in Japan or chocolate chip cookies in Finland? Hoping to import gears for engines or lemongrass for your restaurant? Where do you start at going global? Luckily, many enterprising business owners in Utah have experienced the...October 15, 2009
Proactive Security Tools Seize Cyber Crime
Staying ahead of Internet threats from viruses to hacker attacks, while guarding against internal threats such as recreational Internet use and fraud, are some among IT’s biggest challenges.
Some Utah companies offer tools that can protect ag...October 15, 2009
Understanding the Pros and Cons of Arbitration and Litigation
Handling legal matters is a necessary responsibility for any successful business, but few businesses relish the idea of being involved in litigation. Deciding beforehand whether lawsuits should be resolved through litigation or arbitration methods...October 15, 2009
Surviving Employees Endure Layoff Anxiety
If you are an employer who believes the recession ensures employee retention, you might learn otherwise when the economy rebounds. That’s because experts say your employees are watching how you handle the employees who are left behind.
“They a...October 15, 2009
Golf Communities Hook Multi-generational Families
Whether you’re an executive seeking a more relaxed environment to raise your family or an empty nester looking to slow down and have a place to entertain family, friends and colleagues, Utah offers a variety of golf communities designed to fit you...October 15, 2009
Resorts Offer Total Fitness Retreats
During the early part of the 20th century, vacationing meant an occasion for self-improvement. It wasn’t the kind of self-improvement today’s readers can find in the self-help section at the nearest book store. Instead, the escape included experts...October 15, 2009
Health Supplements Boost Your Body and the Economy
When the recession hit, many businesses changed plans, refocused marketing campaigns, con-ducted layoffs, pay cuts and many other strategies to get through the toughening economic climate.
Just as our business health depends on pl...October 15, 2009
Reduce Your Taxes with Health Savings Accounts
Health care reform has been center-stage on the news lately. President Obama is focusing on health care reform on a national scale and locally the Utah Health Exchange is opening creative options and resources for companies. As such, many business...October 15, 2009
Conservative Image Attracts Conventions to Utah
Value-oriented is the buzz phrase for Utah’s convention and meeting industry as it seeks to attract groups in a tough economy. The state’s relative affordability is a selling point, as is its accessibility and the variety of activities it offers. ...October 15, 2009
With more than 5,000 tech companies in Utah, it’s not hard to find 10 worth talking about—what’s hard is only talking about 10 of them. The economic climate has been an interesting factor in this year’s High Tech 10 companies—mostly because it has...October 15, 2009
The Dark Side of Offshore Trusts and Tax Havens
“Click here!” exclaims an offshore banking Website, secretoffshorebanking.com. “Instant accounts. Secure your offshore account in 8 minutes,” it also displays.
Accompanying that ad is an announcement from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) abo...October 15, 2009
A Recovering Economy Could Spur Changes
It should come as no surprise that Utah is a national leader in submitting applications for a United States patent, at least on a per capita basis. But the state’s entrepreneurial spirit and tradition of individual business ownership has increased...October 15, 2009