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Jive looks to expand Utah operation:


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Facing 'ultimatum' in Outdoor Retailer call, Governor Herbert said Utah and trade show must 'part ways':


"History shows that if these lands aren't protected, they're generally sold to the highest bidder." Faced with a choice between asking state leaders to back down from efforts to undo the Bears Ears ...


Impact of Outdoor Retailer Shows departure from Utah is far-reaching - Come to Montana!:


Under the backdrop of state and local officials pointing fingers of blame for the loss of the Outdoor Retailer shows and their estimated $45 million economic boost, Gov. Gary Herbert signed a resolution ...


Outdoor Retailer show to consider moving out of Utah:


This is not the first time the show has considered moving. In 2015, show organizers considered Las Vegas, Chicago and other cities before signing a new two-year contract to stay in Utah. This time, however, ...


Salt Lake City has the most stressed out workers, survey says:


Salt Lake City workers are the most stressed in the nation, according to a new survey. Accountemps, a temp agency, recently conducted a survey that looked into the stresses of the modern American worker. ...


Op-ed: Time for Outdoor Retailers to leave Utah and its anti-recreation politics (Move the show to Montana?):


Over the past several months Utah's political leadership has unleashed an all-out assault against Utah's protected public lands and Utah's newest monument. It's time for Outdoor Retailer to leave the ...


GOED appoints 3 industry consultants to oversee strategic growth:


The Governor's Office of Economic Development has appointed three industry consultants to oversee strategic growth in the aerospace, financial services and life science sectors. Marshall Wright will ...


'No longer an island unto itself': Utah in 50 years will be older, more crowded, more diverse than ever:


If policymakers don't take heed, the current generation of working-age Utahns will be "handing off a lot of very vexing problems (to the next generation)," said Pam Perlich, director of demographic ...


Hollywood movie productions bring big boost to Utah economy:


In the past 12 months, more than 19 projects have filmed across Utah from a variety of sectors, networks and genres, with an estimated economic impact of $72 million, the Utah Film Commission reports. ...


Utah initiative inspiring women, pushing companies to value them:


A growing number of women are putting themselves out there, applying for promotions and running for political office. And more Utah businesses, corporations and organizations are stepping up to stand ...


Utah's Internet speed is fastest in the West, 8th worldwide:


When it comes to the Internet, Utah has maintained its top spot as the fastest state in the West, and it ranks 8th worldwide for fastest average speeds. That's according to a report from Akamai, a ...


Win $22K in New High School Idea Competition:


U's Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, Zions Bank open new statewide competition; register from now until March 31 If you're a Utah high school student with a product or business idea, your ...


Redesigned Utah.com offers improved tools for planning a trip in the Beehive State:


Utah.com's redesign helps visitors and locals plan a Beehive State vacation and is the first major redesign the website has undergone, according to Chad Taylor, general manager of Utah.com. He described ...


How Does a Landlocked State Attract a Global Economy?:




Utah's Silicon Slopes lure tech entrepreneurs:


Jefferson Graham visits tech startups in Utah, who tout the low living costs, access to graduates from 2 major universities and family dynamics for why the Beehive state is attracing major investment. ...


Salt Lake City is earning a new title: 'Wall Street of the West':


Salt Lake City is now the second-largest Goldman Sachs office in the United States and the fourth-largest in the world. What was in 2000 a small regional operation has blossomed into a workforce of several ...


AAA to open new Utah call center, bringing almost 600 jobs:


AAA of Northern California, Nevada and Utah announced plans to open a new call center that will bring nearly 600 new jobs to Clearfield. The facility is scheduled to open as early as April and be fully ...


Business community supports tax increases for schools, roads:


A group of Utah business leaders Tuesday said it's time for lawmakers to invest in both education and transportation, even if that means increasing taxes. But the group, which included Salt Lake Chamber ...


Utah has fourth largest gender wage gap, new study says:


"I want to be able to live this life with as little regret as possible, and I know if I focused everything on work and school and not spend time with Roslyn, I would regret that sooner or later," Havens ...


Tiny homes are becoming a bigger player in Utah:


Ten years ago, small residential homes were a novelty. Today, they're a movement. Thanks to economic forces and downsizing trends born of the Great Recession, micro-housing has grown from a niche once ...


Businesses, educators to host education workforce alliance summit:




Utah startup releasing high-grade battery charger - Kickstarter campaign:


A Utah County startup is trying to take portable power storage to a new level. Next week, Provo-based Dark Energy http://darkenergy.com/ will introduce its second Kickstarter campaign in an effort ...


Commission to highlight women in Utah economy:


A newly formed female-only panel is taking aim at issues facing women in Utah's economic landscape. The Women in the Economy Commission conducted its second meeting Monday to discuss potential goals ...


Successful Utahns turn failures into opportunities:


When Jonathan Johnson began law school, he knew his career path. Upon graduation, he submitted applications to the firms of his choice. He was rejected by every one. In time, Overstock.com's eventual ...


Utah's challenge: Matching tech talent with tech jobs:


"It's hard to tell whether we have too many jobs or too many job seekers in this field. But we can tell that the growth is good and the innovation is good." By Whitney Evans Full Story: ...


French company buys Utah's BioFire in $450 million deal Deal:


Salt Lake City disease diagnostics firm expects to continue rapid expansion. A French medical diagnostics company has purchased a Salt Lake City biomedical company for $450 million and assumed ...


Wall Street West: How Salt Lake City became Goldman Sachs' 4th largest global office :




State labor commission opens grant application process to award funding to projects or initiatives that demonstrate a commitment to workplace safety.:


The Utah Labor Commission is seeking applications to award funding to projects or initiatives that demonstrate a commitment to workplace safety. The grant program aims to identify businesses, ...


Utah startup working on breakthrough medical technology:


A Utah-based life sciences company is using technology to improve the way the health care industry diagnoses infections, all with an eye on becoming the state's next great high-tech success story. Founded ...


Forbes ranks Utah best for business for third straight year:


For the third straight year, a business publication has awarded the Beehive State top honors as a place to do business in the U.S. Forbes Magazine announced Wednesday that Utah headed its 2012 list ...

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