According to Amazon’s data on small businesses, Utah is #1 in the country for entrepreneurs.
In a press release, the vice president at Amazon said:
“It is exciting to see Utah at the top of our list ahead other great entrepreneurial states like California and New York. From incredible handmade artisans to small businesses inventing sustainable and eco-friendly products, there are thousands of Utah-based businesses demonstrating a tremendous entrepreneurial spirit — more per capita than in any other state. More than 300,000 small and medium-sized businesses from across the U.S. that started selling on Amazon in 2017, and we’re working hard to help them all keep growing.”
Christine Krogue, the owner of Mama Moon Boutique in SLC said of the mega-company:
“Amazon customers make up 99 percent of my business and have allowed me to grow my business to a multi-million dollar company, hire additional stay-at-home moms in my neighborhood, and make a difference in the lives of my partners in Nepal.”