Cover Stories

  • Inflation, wage growth are strain on employers

    Brice Wallace Wage growth of 4.8 percent may sound good, but not if you’re an employer and not if it lags inflation. Those are some of the informational nuggets provided during the recent Zions Bank 2022 Economic and Market Outlook Webinar. Inflation and its ripple effects throughout the economy were common themes during the event, as spelled...
  • Entrata boss out following email blaming vaccine plot on 'Jews'

    Brice Wallace The chairman of a Lehi-based software company has resigned after harsh criticism of an email he sent that blamed the COVID pandemic and vaccination efforts on “the Jews.” In the email to business and political leaders, David Bateman, former CEO at Entrata, said he believed “the pandemic and systematic extermination of billions of...
  • COVID-19 Updates: Cancellations and postponements

    The following are events that have been included in The Enterprise Calendar listings and subsequently have been postponed or canceled, or have been removed from the organizers’ website calendars. This is not a complete list of postponements or cancellations. Check with organizers to determine if their events will take place. POSTPONEMENTS Jan....


This Week's Headlines

  • Salt Lake Enterprise 1-17-2022

    robert spendloveInflation, wage growth are strain on employers Brice Wallace Wage growth of 4.8 percent may sound good, but not if you’re an employer and not if it lags inflation. Those are some of the...
  • Salt Lake County imposes masking mandate for indoors through Feb. 7

    Salt Lake County is now under an order requiring that masks be worn when indoors or in large gatherings outdoors. The mandate, initially issued by Dr. Angela Dunn, executive director of the Salt...
  • State test procedures change, now require appointments at some sites

    The Utah Department of Health has announced changes to testing procedures at COVID-19 testing sites due to high demand. The new rules went into effective on Jan. 7. Now, state-sponsored testing...
  • Vaccine booster now approved for 12-to-15-year-olds, CDC announces

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced that it expanded the eligibility of Pfizer and BioNTechs booster doses to those 12 to 15 years old. The move came after a panel of...
  • Utah Manufacturers Association postpones awards event until Nov.

    The Utah Manufacturers Association has rescheduled its annual awards banquet due to the surge in COVID-19 brought on by the omicron variant. “It is with an abundance of caution and concern that...
  • North Carolina bank technology company acquires Lehi's SimpleNexus

    SimpleNexus, a developer of a cloud-based, mobile-first homeownership platform based in Lehi, has been acquired by nCino, a global bank technology firm headquartered in Wilmington, North Carolina....
  • Casper's Ice Cream sold to New York firm

    Cache Valley’s Fat Boy has a new boss. Casper’s Ice Cream, the Richmond company behind the Fat Boy brand of ice cream novelties, has been acquired by Mid-Ocean Partners, a New York City-based...
  • Consumer sentiment down again

    Utah’s consumer sentiment declined by 1.5 points from November to December, decreasing to a year-low of 75.4, according to the Kem C. Gardner Institute’s Utah Consumer Sentiment Survey. Utah...
  • R1 RCM buys Cloudmed in $4.1B deal

    R1 RCM Inc., a Murray-based provider of patient experience and financial performance softwarefor the healthcare industry, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire...
  • Textile Care Services sold

    ImageFirst, one of the nation’s largest providers of linen and laundry services for the healthcare industry, has acquired Textile Care Services (TCS) of Utah. Located in Salt Lake City, TCS marks...
  • CenExel Clinical acquires Cal. research co.

    CenExel Clinical Research Inc., a Salt Lake City company that provides medical and scientific support in the design and execution of clinical trials, has acquired California Neuroscience Research...
  • SLC's ReadyWise purchased

    New York City-based private equity firm Goode Partners LLC has purchased ReadyWise, an emergency food company in Salt Lake City. ReadyWise is a food brand offering ready-to-eat meal and snacking...
  • Coco Quillen named president of Davinci office

    Salt Lake City’s Davinci Virtual Office Solutions has named Coco Quillen as the company’s new president. She began her new duties on Jan. 3. Quillen joined Davinci in 2006 and has been acting as...
  • Succeeding in Your Business: Year-end tax planning for 2021 (Part 2 of 2)

    As we exit the second COVID year, it’s time to start thinking about 2021 tax filings this coming April. As always this time of year, I’m indebted to my good friend John D’Aquila, a Certified...
  • Hoodoo Digital acquired

    Genpact, a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation, has announced the expansion of its experience business Rightpoint with the acquisition of Hoodoo Digital,...
  • Innovate Utah: NEW IDEAS, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES FROM UTAH COMPANIES

    Motivosoty, a Lehi-based platform for employee recognition and engagement, has introduced its ThanksMatters Card. Meant to reward employee achievement, the ThanksMatters Card is accepted wherever...
  • St. George Area Chamber honors trio

    The St. George Area Chamber of Commerce has announced its 2022 Areté award honorees. The organization said the honors are the highest recognition offered to business and community leaders in...
  • Moore named Big-D CEO

    Big-D Cos., a Salt Lake City-based general contractor, has announced that Cory Moore has been named CEO. He replaces Rob Moore, who become the company’s executive chairman. “This is a significant...
  • Caldwell to head apparel company

    Lions Not Sheep Apparel, an apparel brand based in Bluffdale, has hired Dan Caldwell as its new president and chief operating officer. Caldwell was the co-founder of TapouT, a combat sports brand...
  • Utah’s travel & tourism industry on path to recovery, Gardner report shows

    The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah has released its annual travel and tourism report for 2021. The study, released in mid-December, showed that Utah visitor spending was...