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  • Real winter conditions welcome 22,000 to Outdoor Retailer show
    Participants in the Outdoor Retailer All Mountain Demo day at Solitude Mountain Resort had something to celebrate last week — snow. The traditional kickoff to the annual Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, the demonstration event takes attendees to the mountains to show off new products in the conditions in which they will be used. With a snow base of 77 inches, Solitude was the perfect setting...
  • Packsize growth means 354 new jobs for Utah
    A Salt Lake City-based packaging manufacturer will expand operations in Utah, adding up to 354 jobs over the next seven years. Packsize International made the announcement about the $9.2 million project last week after being approved for a state incentive from the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) board. Founded in 2002, Packsize creates an “on-demand” packaging system placed...

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  • Real winter conditions welcome 22,000 to Outdoor Retailer show
    Participants in the Outdoor Retailer All Mountain Demo day at Solitude Mountain Resort had something to celebrate last week — snow. The traditional kickoff to the annual Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, the demonstration event takes attendees to...

  • Packsize growth means 354 new jobs for Utah
    A Salt Lake City-based packaging manufacturer will expand operations in Utah, adding up to 354 jobs over the next seven years. Packsize International made the announcement about the $9.2 million project last week after being approved for a state...

  • Christensen: Focus on 'job' it does, not product itself
    Brice WallaceThe Enterprise A renown author and educator who proffered the theory of “disruptive innovation” spent a while last week in Salt Lake City discussing McDonald’s milkshakes. Clayton Christensen used that food product to demonstrate how...

  • Looking for a hot housing market? Three of nation's top 10 are in Utah
    Utah’s three major markets are all predicted to be among the 10 hottest housing markets for 2017 by Zillow, a Seattle-based real estate data and analytics firm. Provo came in at No. 3, Salt Lake City at No. 5 and Ogden at No. 8. Nashville was the...

  • Foxley tabbed to replace Edwards at helm of EDCUtah
    The Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) has announced the selection of Theresa A. Foxley as the organization’s new president and CEO. EDCUtah’s executive committee recommended Foxley after an exhaustive search and her selection was...

  • Symposium: Utah companies do their best to cut down on vehicle miles
    Whether it’s by subsidizing employees’ passes for mass transportation, offering telecommuting, encouraging carpooling or updating vehicle fleets, Utah companies are trying to cut the number of vehicles on the highways. An Employer-Based Trip...

  • Initiative to help businesses improve air quality
    The Salt Lake Chamber, in partnership with the Utah Clean Air Partnership (UCAIR) and TravelWise, has launched an Inversion Mitigation Initiative encouraging business leaders to engage employees in simple, voluntary actions that decrease vehicle...

  • Richards set to lead Fed's Salt Lake branch
    The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco has appointed Patricia R. Richards chair of the Salt Lake City branch board of directors. She replaces Peter R. Metcalf, founder and CEO emeritus of Black Diamond Inc., whose term as chairman has expired....

  • U.S. small-business optimism index surges most since 1980
    A leading measure of the country’s small-business optimism took its largest leap forward since 1980 to settle at a 12-year high. The National Federation of Independent Business Index of Small Business Optimism rose to 105.8 in December as...

  • Industry Briefs 1-16-17
    ASSOCIATIONS • DeAnna Dipo has been named president of the Utah Association of Realtors for 2017. Dipo is sales manager at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerages’ Union Heights office in Midvale. Dipo has been a member of the UAR for more than 20...

  • Editorial Cartoon: Stupid Copier
    This is the latest editorial cartoon from The Enterprise.