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Monday, November 11, 2019

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Editor: Nonprofit status means new Tribune business model
By Brice Wallace If The Salt Lake Tribune's move to becoming a nonprofit organization works, readers will likely see a larger reporting staff, an editorial page that "will change slightly" and a newspaper that "will remain the independent voice," according to the newspaper's...


Small-business owners are still up on economy
Small-business owners showed continued optimism for their businesses and the U.S. economy in the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index. Respondents also signaled which issues are most important to them in next year's elections. Conducted Sept. 30 through Oct. 4, the...


Donation creates Huntsman Mental Health Institute
The Utah philanthropic Huntsman family has announced a $150 million donation to the University of Utah for the establishment of the Huntsman Mental Health Institute. The family expects the institute is to become a nationally recognized leader in research, care, education and comm...


Colorado investors acquire Brian Head Resort
Durango, Colorado-based Mountain Capital Partners (MCP) has acquired Brian Head in Southern Utah. The investment company currently owns and operates seven ski and mountain bike resorts throughout the Southwest, including in Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. Bria...


St. George's PrinterLogic buys N.Y. software co.
St. George-based PrinterLogic, a serverless printing infrastructure provider, has purchased MaxxVault, a developer and marketer of enterprise content management software based in the New York City area. The acquisition broadens PrinterLogic's portfolio to include digital workflow...


State releases alternative fuel and emergency plans report
A trio of government agencies have released a report in support of Gov. Gary Herbert's declaration of November as Alternative Fuel Awareness Month and "Utah's Energy Action Plan to 2020." "Alternative Fuel Vehicle and Emergency Plans: A Planning and Policy Report for Utah" has be...


Hamlet resolves Murray's ugly wall dilemma
When fire destroyed an iconic vacant Murray factory in 2015, all that demolition crews left standing was a 286-foot-long, cinder-block wall that stood 20 feet high. The 1900s-era facility most recently operated as a fish food manufacturing plant and residents had become accustome...


Malouf acquires Impact Collective to bolster its foundation initiatives
Malouf, a Logan-based furniture and bedding manufacturer, has acquired Utah-based technology development company Impact Collective LLC to support its business' charitable efforts through the Malouf Foundation. Entrepreneur and innovator Clay Olsen started Impact Collective during...


CORPORATE FINANCIAL REPORTS 11-11-19
The following are recent financial reports as posted by selected Utah corporations: Extra Space Storage Extra Space Storage Inc., based in Salt Lake City, reported funds from operations (FFO) attributable to common stockholders of $171.8 million, or $1.23 per share, for the ...


Succeeding in Your Business: What to do when your business is targeted on social media
By Cliff Ennico The past few weeks I've been getting emails from Nextdoor, a social network (supported by advertising) where people can report lost dogs, ask for contractor referrals, complain about noisy neighbors and basically do online what neighbors have done forever.{mprestr...


Business Tech: Want more interaction with your technology? Go wearable
By Bahar Ferguson Over the years, technology has increasingly become everywhere in our day-to-day lives. Some people try to avoid too much interaction with it, while others can't seem to get enough. One of the big trends in technology is giving us even more day-to-day tech intera...


Women in Business Focus

Women in Business Focus

Women in Business Focus
The Women & Business Conference and ATHENA Awards Luncheon is presented annually by the Salt Lake Chamber. This year's event will be held on Nov. 12 at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City. The event features the presentation of prestigious awards to women of merit in ou...


2019 Salt Lake Chamber ATHENA Award winner
Linda Wardell, General Manager, City Creek Center Linda Wardell is the 2019 recipient of the Salt Lake Chamber's ATHENA Leadership Award. She will receive the award at the Women & Business Conference and ATHENA Awards Luncheon to be held on Nov. 12 in Salt Lake City. Thi...


2019 Salt Lake Chamber Pathfinder Award winners
Theresa Foxley Economic Development Corporation of Utah A Utah native, Theresa Foxley is passionate about promoting the Beehive State. She has served as the Economic Development Corporation of Utah's president and CEO since 2017 and has helped usher in a new era that is high...


Five steps to closing the gender wage gap
Regardless of what critics say, research overwhelmingly shows that the gender wage gap exists. An analysis by the American Association of University Women found that Utah has the largest gender wage gap for full-time, year-round working women, placing Utah 50th in the nation for ...


Women's Business Center of Utah partners with Kiva to provide access to capital
On Oct. 18, 2019, the Women's Business Center of Utah (WBCUtah) announced a new partnership with kiva.org and will serve as host for Kiva Salt Lake City, the first Kiva Hub in Utah. Kiva U.S. is a nonprofit organization that facilitates crowd-funded microloans ranging from $1,000...


Women's Business Center Utah: Spotlight on Women Business Owners
Raysha Carrasco Monsieur Crepes Raysha Carrasco always had an entrepreneurial spirit and wanted to start a business. When she came to Utah in 2015, she worked at hotels, using her hospitality degree. But she wanted to start something of her own. Her husband comes from France...


Calendar Highlights

Calendar listings are provided as a free service to our readers. Information about upcoming events may be sent to brice@slenterprise.com. The submission deadline is one week before publication. See the full calendar.

Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation 2019 Grant Workshops - November 13-20
To assist with the application process for three grant programs: Utah Outdoor Recreation Grant, Recreation Restoration Infrastructure, and Utah Children's Outdoor Recreation & Education program. Workshops are scheduled for Nov. 12, 2 p.m., in Salt Lake City (sold out); Nov. 13, 10 a.m., Alpine; Nov. 13, 2 p.m., Heber; Nov. 14, 9 a.m., Fillmore; Nov. 14, 3 p.m., Manti (sold out); Nov. 15, 10 a.m., Nibley; and Nov. 20, 9 a.m., Salt Lake City (sold out). Details are at https://www.eventbrite.com/o/utah-office-of-outdoor-recreation-16451462721.


Women in Business Summit - November 14
A Davis Chamber of Commerce Women in Business event with the theme "In This Together." Location is Davis Conference Center, 1651 N. 700 W., Layton. Cost is $65 for chamber members, $85 for nonmembers. Details are at davischamberofcommerce.com.


Utah Farm Bureau 103rd Annual Convention - November 20
Location is the Davis Conference Center, 1651 N. 700 W., Layton. Featured speakers are Zippy Duvall, president of the American Farm Bureau Federation; and Neil Ihde, speaker, lecturer, consultant and founder of Life IQ. Registration deadline is Nov. 8. Details are at utahfarmbureau.org.


Holiday Open House - December 3
Hosted by the Salt Lake Chamber, Downtown Alliance, Women's Business Center of Utah and Women's Leadership Institute. Location is the Salt Lake Chamber, 175 E. 400 S., Suite 600, Salt Lake City. Free, but registration is required. Details are at slchamber.com.

 


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