We asked, you answered and the votes have been tallied. Utah Business is happy to announce the winners of the 2008 Corporate Cuisine Awards. Your responses to our 12 culinary categories highlight Utah’s array of mouth-watering dining establishment...July 1, 2008
Sharing the Wealth Can Retain Stellar Employees
Ownership incentives — elite executives won’t consider a job offer without them and employees of every stripe often feel greater motivation and investment in the company with them.
Such incentives, whether in the form of stock options or a pro...July 1, 2008
Skip Pricey Flights and See the Sights Near Home
With gas prices shooting their way passed the $3.50 mark, the traditional summer vacation may seem less of a possibility than ever before. But while discretionary income is being chewed up at the gas pump, there may be an alternative. The answer? ...July 1, 2008
Assuage the IT Monster with Outsourcing Options
Information technology: it’s the machine that keeps your business operating, computers speedy, data protected and systems processing to make sure your business is organized and effective.
Living and doing business in an increasingly virtual wor...July 1, 2008
Unraveling the Legal Implications of Becoming a Franchisor
Howard-Johnson. Jenny Craig. Carl’s Jr. Mida. All are brand names that have become household words. The very strength and familiarity of the brand name alone makes large profits for the companies that franchise the brand and its products.
Utah...July 1, 2008
In a Touch Market, Sellers Spruce Up Smarter
Let’s face it. As much as everyone hates admitting it, the booming Utah real estate market is changing. Although it may not be as extreme as our neighbors in states to the east or west, it is slowing down, and inventory and foreclosures are going ...July 1, 2008
Stretch Your Sea Legs in Luxury Houseboats
Though Utah is the second driest state in the nation, it’s also home to a surprising number of lakes and reservoirs, including one of America’s favorite house-boating destinations: Lake Powell. With enchanting blue water, towering red rocks and sa...July 1, 2008
Alternative Health Care Can Go Hand-in-Hand With Traditional Medicine
As an editor, publisher and owner of the Salt Lake-based monthly Catalyst Magazine for 26 years, Greta deJong says working at a desk all day makes her body feel crunched up. “When I experience neck problems or my hands are cramped from carpal tunn...July 1, 2008
Utah’s Innovators Take the Fast Lane
Based on what they’ve seen from this year’s Entrepreneur of the Year entries, Nicole Davis, Ernst & Young’s program director for the annual competition, says, “We are excited about the incredibly strong and incredibly healthy entrepreneurial envir...July 1, 2008
Celebrating the Stories
She has witnessed both the excessive indulgence of celebrities in the United States and the heart-breaking poverty of families in Africa. From somewhere in the middle of those opposites, Jill Miller helps emerging filmmakers realize their dreams. ...June 1, 2008
When you meet the president of Zinch, after climbing the stairs of a slightly run-down, mid-century shopping center in downtown Provo, entering a debris-filled reception room and being directed to shake the hand of a kid with spiked black hair and...June 1, 2008
Myles Rademan remembers the days when development was driven by the idea of “underpromise and overdeliver.” Those days are long gone. With the influx of new residents from across the state, nation, and even the world, resident and visitor expectat...June 1, 2008
Our panel of industry experts covered the gamut of topics in our seventh annual legal roundtable. As the economy dips, firms are adjusting to meet the needs of industry, while also focusing on ways to better serve the large corporate client.
Th...June 1, 2008
Utah Fund of Funds Starts Its Second Leg
If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Or maybe it’s the Utah Fund of Funds. The Utah Fund of Funds is a unique government program that seems to work flawlessly, please everybody and stimulate the economy, all while costing the state no...June 1, 2008
Social Marketing Reaches the Masses
Dear Utah Companies:
Who are you? I mean who are you really? The super-hip youngster who has all the cutting-edge solutions, the stodgy retailer who is reliable but unexciting, or the familiar and friendly face around the neighborhood?
Every ...June 1, 2008