Hilary Robertson / 4 February, 2018


By Art Raymond

Utah fans of Samoas, Do-si-dos and Thin Mints can now lay in a stash of their favorite Girl Scout treats without having to leave their couches, thanks to a new, web-based sales system launching statewide this year. Girl Scouts of Utah CEO Janet Frasier said the new website program has been in development for a few years and was successfully piloted in the St. George area in 2017. Now, the digital sales tool is available to all 8,000 Utah Girl Scouts and is aimed at helping Scouts build business and STEM skills through operating what is, essentially, their own online mini-stores. Frasier said launching a Digital Cookie website is optional for members and not intended to be a replacement for traditional door-to-door and neighborhood booth sales efforts. “We’re excited to add this to the learning experience the girls are already getting with their in-person sales,” Frasier said. “Digital Cookies adds a much easier option for out-of-area friends and family members to purchase cookies and provides some great exposure to digital sales and all that goes with it…Read More