Small Business

The St. George Market boosts small businesses

Oct 22, 2021
Indigo Klabanoff

Small businesses in St. George are continuing to grow through the help of a local street market in Saint George, Utah. 

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Businesses are experiencing shipment delays and supply shortages, which can hurt profits. Here is a look at what one local business has been doing to adapt:

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Since coronavirus restrictions began in March, Janice Boes, the owner of Pierpont Place & Premier Events in Salt Lake has been doing a lot of canceling. 

With the rules constantly changing around small business loans, it can be hard to know who is eligible for these loans. There are support organizations such as Small Business Development Center that can help peope figure their financials out during this time of need.

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We know that the coronavirus pandemic is disrupting the economy as well as the obvious health effects. How is all of this affecting small businesses in Utah?

More than one-thousand Utah businesses were approved for Small Business Administration loans by one bank in less than two business days.
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By Monday evening, more than 75,000 small business loan applications were processed nationally as part of the federal government's efforts to allocate $2 trillion to help local business owners cover the cost of rent or compensate employees. A Utah bank that serves Logan, Central Utah,  and Davis, Weber and Salt Lake, areas as well as St. George has processed more than 1000 loans in one and a half business days. Approval of these loans mean $250 million dollars will go to support Utah businesses dealing with the impacts of COVID-19 restrictions. 

In the last two decades, the number of women-owned business in the United States has jumped 114 percent. But in a recent study, women still fall behind in equal pay in businesses of all sizes.

Small business owners in the United States and Utah are looking forward to the next 12 months, according to a recent study. But Utah has dropped in the rankings from number three in the nation to eighth this year for small business optimism.

Transactions on all 365 days of the 2017 calendar year were analyzed to identify consumer spending patterns. Last year, Mother’s Day was one of the worst days for sales at local, independent restaurants in Utah.
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Mother’s Day is among the best sales days of the year nationally for local restaurants but ranks 298th in Utah, according to new data analysis from Womply.

Optimism High For Utah Small Businesses

May 24, 2017
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According to a new study, small business owners in Utah should be happy with what the future holds. The study shows that for every one pessimistic business owner here, there are thirteen who are optimistic.

How Trump's Tax Plan Will Affect Utah

May 2, 2017

After the White House’s release of a one page, bullet point outline of a tax plan, experts are still analyzing what impact the proposed changes could have. The new tax plan aims to provide tax breaks to the middle class, build business and close loopholes.

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  The Small Business Administration has selected a new home to head the Utah Small Business Development Center.