Business Archive

Gateway Mall Spokeswoman Says Traffic is Up; Stores Disagree

Downtown Salt Lake City has changed significantly over the past year. The opening of City Creek brought with it over 100 stores

CityViews 12/19/12: Good Urbanism/Vacations and the Entrepreneur

Segment 1: Making a place a more vibrant and more appealing place to live is a top concern for cities and towns

Politics Up Close: Rep. Jim Matheson and PoliticIt

Today on the show, we spoke with Josh Light of PoliticIt.com, which tracks candidates' digital influence online, followed by Democratic Utah Congressman

Neighborhood Bars Plan Still Up for Debate

The fate of Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker’s initiative to allow bars in more walkable neighborhood areas remains up in the

CityViews 8/22/12: Stay-at-Home Dads/Finding the Next Big Entrepreneur

Segment 1: Recent U.S. Census data show that about 150,000 men have traded in their breadwinning role to become the primary caregiver

Architects, Builder Announced for Performing Arts Center

More pieces are coming together for Salt Lake City’s proposed Utah Performing Arts Center. Wednesday, city officials announced who will be designing

Salt Lake City Council Considers Electronic Sign Restrictions

The Salt Lake City Council will consider recommendations from the planning commission today in an effort to better regulate electronic signs and

Centerville Bans Specialty Smoke Shops

A bill passed by Utah lawmakers earlier this year puts new requirements on smoke shops statewide, limiting where they can operate within

UTOPIA Audit Reveals Financial Woes

A performance audit of the Utah Telecommunication Open Infrastructure Agency, or UTOPIA was presented to state lawmakers Wednesday at the Capitol. KCPW’s

Politics Up Close: Salt Lake County Councilman Michael Jensen / Candidate Paul Recanzone

There are many critical issues on the table this election year in Salt Lake County, like canyons development, SkiLink, human services and

Restaurant Owner Aims to Clean up Gum,Trash From City Streets

A stray piece of trash, a cigarette butt or an old piece of gum on the sidewalk are all commonplace in urban

State Increases Alcohol Handling Fee, Impacts Prices

Specialty beers, wines and other alcoholic beverages could soon cost you a little more money. Next month, the state’s handling fee is

County Looks to Hire Convention Center Hotel Consultant

An important vote could happen tomorrow for a proposed convention center hotel that would accompany the Salt Palace. The Salt Lake County

29,000 Jobs Added in Past Year, Unemployment Rate Flat

Utah’s unemployment rate stayed flat at 6 percent in May, according to the latest numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But

Utah Startup Measures Digital Influence to Predict Election Results

During any given election year, poll numbers often don’t correlate with reality. But a Northern Utah-based startup seems to have found a

Salt Lake City Ranked Seventh-Most Friendly for Small Businesses

A new survey conducted by an online marketplace for hiring local business services shows Salt Lake City is a friendly place

Hatch, Crapo Meet With Utah Business Leaders

Small business leaders in Utah had the opportunity today to let two Western federal lawmakers know what economic issues impact them the

CityViews 5/30/12: Crowdfunding/Verbatim Theater

Segment 1: Small businesses, non-profits, arts groups, scientists – they’re all turning to large groups of small investors to back their ventures

Herbert Calls For More Liquor Licenses

Governor Gary Herbert acknowledged Thursday that more needs to be done about Utah’s shortage of liquor licenses. During his monthly news conference

Former Hewlett Packard CEO Speaks to Business Leaders in Salt Lake

Former Hewlett Packard CEO and U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina addressed the Zions Bank Trade and Business Conference this afternoon at the

Hatch, Lee Oppose U.N. L aw of Sea Convention

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the military’s support of the United Nations Convention on the Law of The Sea discussed today

Four Businesses Open Surrounding Historic Utah Theater on Main

Salt Lake City is welcoming small businesses back to downtown. After years of empty storefronts, Mayor Ralph Becker will celebrate the opening

Outdoor Retailer Exploring New Venues

Outdoor Retailer, the tradeshow that’s helped boost Utah’s economy twice a year for nearly two decades, is outgrowing Salt Lake City. And

Salt Lake City Looks to Future of Granary District

A series of community workshops running now through next Tuesday focuses on Salt Lake City’s Granary District, the area just south of

Coalition Forms to Support Connecting Utah’s Ski Resorts

A controversial plan to connect Utah’s ski resorts is gaining support from local business leaders. A new coalition touts the economic and

Zions Bank Teaches Kids How to Manage Money

Zions Bank kicked off National Teach Children to Save Day by visiting a group of Madeleine Choir School Kindergarten students to talk

Politics Up Close: Move to Amend, Dee Smith Runs for AG

The Supreme Court ruling Citizens United has swiftly become one of the most criticized judicial decisions in history. The 2010 ruling led

Google Shows Utah Businesses How to Market for Success

A managing director with the most popular online search engine took part in Utah Governor Gary Herbert’s annual Economic Summit this morning

City Creek Center Opens Doors to Public

Described as one of the greatest shopping centers in America, City Creek Center officially opened its doors this morning to the public.

Last Day for Comment on Blended Nuclear Waste

The official public comment period will close Friday on a decision to allow EnergySolutions to store blended nuclear waste in Utah. As