The Summit Group, a Salt Lake City advertising agency, won the Local Media Agency of the Year from Subway Restaurants. Out of 22 agencies, Summit was named the best media buyer specifically for its post-analysis work and strategic planning.
Vivint, a Provo-based home automation services company, said that as part of a yearlong service campaign it has packed almost 210,000 meals for Feed My Starving Children, a nonprofit organization that provides food for needy children. The meals will be distributed to orphanages, schools and community programs in about 70 countries.
CPA firm joins
Larson & Rosenberger of Salt Lake City has joined CPAmerica International, a national association of independent certified public accounting firms that provides shared best practices, network opportunities and access to expert resources for members.
among raffle prizes
The Mount Ogden Eye Center is donating a $4,400 LASIK eye surgery procedure that will be raffled during the third annual Ardene Bullard of Love Tournament and Fundraiser that begins Thursday at the Eagleridge Tennis & Swim club, 711 S. Parkway Drive, North Salt Lake. The tennis tournament, which runs through Aug. 23, will help raise funds to fight juvenile diabetes. For more information go to http://www.oflovetournament.com.
FedEx CEO gets
$13.7M in pay
FedEx founder and top executive Frederick W. Smith received total compensation worth $13.7 million in the most recent fiscal year, nearly double the pay package of a year earlier. The hike was due to a jump in long-term incentive pay that reflected the company's performance over a three-year period. FedEx Corp. earnings per share jumped 70 percent from fiscal 2010 to 2012.
Small-business owners' optimism sank in July as they expected sales to weaken in coming months, according to a survey released Tuesday. The review found the number of owners who expect sales to fall in the next three months rose 3 percentage points, to 28 percent. Only 21 percent planned to buy equipment or real estate in the next three to six months.
General Motors is recalling more than 10,000 full-sized vans because the fuel filler pipes can rust, leak and cause fires. The recall affects Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vans from the 2003 and 2004 model years with left-side cargo doors. It covers vans sold in 20 states and in Canada, where salt and chemicals are used to clear snow from roads. Utah is not among the states.