EDCUtah to Leverage Buxton’s SCOUT Platform

FORT WORTH, TEXAS (March 28, 2017) — The Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) has partnered with Buxton to strengthen the support it offers its municipality partners through market insights and analytics. EDCUtah will have access to SCOUT, Buxton’s web-based platform, that allows the organization to run consumer reports and study local market dynamics.

“Our mission is to facilitate the expansion of local Utah businesses,” said Theresa Foxley, president and CEO of EDCUtah. “Buxton will strengthen that mission by providing us with the insights needed to better understand the economic conditions of our partner municipalities.”

“Buxton’s analytics will be a great asset to EDCUtah and our public-sector investors,” noted Max Backlund, EDCUtah’s director of public development. “As part of our initiative to be more data driven, we can now use top-of-the-line data and analytics to help Utah communities be more effective with their economic development efforts.”

Buxton has worked with more than 750 cities nationwide to implement retail and economic development strategies. Other clients include the Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau; the City of Fort Worth, TX; and Downtown Dallas, Inc.

“EDCUtah is taking a proactive approach to promote economic development growth,” said Parker Key, director of sales in Buxton’s public sector division. “Buxton is excited to help empower the organization with tools to enhance its initiatives.”

About the Economic Development Corporation of Utah

The Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah), a nonprofit organization created in 1987, aims to attract and grow competitive, high-value companies and spur the expansion of local Utah businesses. EDCUtah emphasizes central location, competitive cost of doing business, and a healthy, highly educated workforce as reasons why businesses should consider the state for expansion opportunities. EDCUtah assists in financial services, information technology, manufacturing and distribution and much more.

For more information, visit www.edcutah.org.

About Buxton

Buxton is the industry leader in customer analytics. Our analytics reveal who your customers are, where more potential customers are located and the value of each customer. More than 3,500 clients in the retail, restaurant, healthcare, private equity, and public sectors have relied on our insights to guide their growth strategies.

For more information, visit www.buxtonco.com.

Media Contacts

Katie Russell
(817) 332-3681

Matt Hilburn
1-800-574-UTAH (8824)

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