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Drive-thru Starbucks coming to North Orem

Orem city announced another business coming to the city, but this time it is in the north. A free-standing Starbucks will be built in the parking lot of the Macey’s at 800 North and State St. in Orem. The new Starbucks will include a drive-thru. “People [...]
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Direct Your Attention: 10 lists of 5 for the industry directly dominating Utah Valley

Can we be direct? Network marketing is here to stay. It’s a popular topic around these parts, where downlines are the uptalk. In fact, Utah County has the highest concentration of direct sales companies in the nation, which gives our county [...]
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Here Say: 5 reasons direct sales is staying put

This is one of 10 lists on direct sales featured in the Spring 2015 issue of Utah Valley BusinessQ. Can we be direct? Network marketing is here to stay. It’s a popular topic around these parts, where downlines are the uptalk. In fact, Utah [...]
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Sold on Success: 5 ways to succeed in network marketing

This is one of 10 lists on direct sales featured in the Spring 2015 issue of Utah Valley BusinessQ. Can we be direct? Network marketing is here to stay. It’s a popular topic around these parts, where downlines are the uptalk. In fact, Utah [...]
Christy Hepworth, Keri Evans and Lyndsey Ekstrom are the founders of Jamberry Nails, a direct sales company.

Atta Girl: 5 reasons women are drawn to direct sales

Christy Hepworth, Keri Evans and Lyndsey Ekstrom are the founders of Jamberry Nails, a direct sales company. This is one of 10 lists on direct sales featured in the Spring 2015 issue of Utah Valley BusinessQ. Can we be direct? Network marketing [...]
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Oh, yes she did: 5 influential women in Utah Valley’s direct sales world

This is one of 10 lists on direct sales featured in the Spring 2015 issue of Utah Valley BusinessQ. Can we be direct? Network marketing is here to stay. It’s a popular topic around these parts, where downlines are the uptalk. In fact, Utah [...]
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Collector’s Items: 5 products direct from Utah Valley

This is one of 10 lists on direct sales featured in the Spring 2015 issue of Utah Valley BusinessQ. Can we be direct? Network marketing is here to stay. It’s a popular topic around these parts, where downlines are the uptalk. In fact, Utah [...]
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Statistically Speaking: 5 ‘go figures’ of network marketing

This is one of 10 lists on direct sales featured in the Spring 2015 issue of Utah Valley BusinessQ. Can we be direct? Network marketing is here to stay. It’s a popular topic around these parts, where downlines are the uptalk. In fact, Utah [...]

Rap Sheet: 5 reasons direct sales gets a bad rap

This is one of 10 lists on direct sales featured in the Spring 2015 issue of Utah Valley BusinessQ. Can we be direct? Network marketing is here to stay. It’s a popular topic around these parts, where downlines are the uptalk. In fact, Utah [...]
Zija is launching Ameo Essential Oils on Thursday, September 25. (Photo courtesy Facebook)

An Industry Divided: 5 top industries within direct sales

Wellness is the top industry in direct sales. There are multiple essential oils companies devoted to wellness in Utah Valley including doTERRA, Young Living and Ameo, a new company by Zija. (Photo courtesy Facebook) This is one of 10 lists on [...]
Zija is one of many direct sale companies based in Utah Valley.

Neighborhood Market: 5 reasons direct sales is so popular in Utah Valley

Zija is one of many direct sale companies based in Utah Valley. This is one of 10 lists on direct sales featured in the Spring 2015 issue of Utah Valley BusinessQ. Can we be direct? Network marketing is here to stay. It’s a popular topic [...]
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In Good Company: 5 influential direct sales companies in Utah Valley

This is one of 10 lists on direct sales featured in the Spring 2015 issue of Utah Valley BusinessQ. Can we be direct? Network marketing is here to stay. It’s a popular topic around these parts, where downlines are the uptalk. In fact, Utah [...]
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Go wireless: Dr. Greg Pitts provides a clear alternative to braces in free screening event

Sponsored Story Brace face, metal mouth and all those stereotypical 90’s nicknames can move over because the metal is out and clear is in. Dr. Greg Pitts, who has practiced dentistry in Utah Valley for 15 years, is holding a free Invisalign [...]
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The Front Office: Step outside the cubicle with these industry experts on workspaces

CLOCKWISE FROM LEFT Dennis Nuckles, Big-D Construction; KayLee Fox, Osmond Designs; Jarrod Hunt, Coldwell Banker Commercial; Heather Osmond, Osmond Designs; Lindy Allen, Four Chairs Furniture & Design; Dale Benson, Bluefin Office Group; [...]
“We market mostly to women, but after ‘Shark Tank’ aired, we gained a lot of street cred with husbands. All of a sudden they were totally cool spending $60 on baby shoes,” said Susan Petersen, founder of Freshly Picked.

The Q Awards: BusinessQ presents Utah Valley’s top movers and makers of 2014

Our first order of business here at BusinessQ is to ask the Qs. And as we gather the As — story by story, issue by issue — we begin to see trends. Winning trends. And once we’ve identified top-tier trends, faces, ideas, headlines and [...]
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Tech10 competition at the Big Business and Technology Expo

Utah Valley Magazine Editor Jeanette Bennett will be one of five judges the tech companies will pitch their ideas to at the Big Business and Technology Expo at the UCCU Center. Here Bennett is seen proctoring one of the events at the expo. [...]
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Women at work: The Iron Woman

Jessica Stones is one of 18 women that work for Pacific States Cast Iron Pipe Co. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst) This is one out of five stories in the Utah Valley BusinessQ series “Women at Work.” Jessica Stones stands out. At Pacific States [...]
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Women at work: A Nu Woman

Kara Schneck is Nu Skin’s communications director. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst) This is one out of five stories in the Utah Valley BusinessQ series “Women at Work.” Kara Schneck is in the middle of one beautiful career. As corporate [...]
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Women at work: The Big Picture

Nicole Hill Gerulat poses with some of the kids from her photo shoot. Nicole is a freelance photographer who has shot for clients like Real Simple, HGTV, Parents Magazine and US Weekly. (Photo by Leah Aldous) This is one out of five stories [...]
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Women at work: Hail to the Chief

Carine Clark, CEO of MaritzCX, helped merge Allegiance with Maritz Research. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst) This is one out of five stories in the Utah Valley BusinessQ series “Women at Work.” A week before our interview, Carine Clark had a [...]