Business Briefs for April 24-27 |

Business Briefs for April 24-27


Image Reborn leader lauded by magazine

Donna Creighton, CEO of the local nonprofit group Image Reborn Foundation, was included in an article titled, "30 Women to Watch" in Utah Business magazine.

The article came out April 19 and said the 30 women were "fearless female leaders." According to the article, Image Reborn has helped more than 1,700 women who were diagnosed with breast cancer.

Unemployment rate up to 7.2 percent

According to the Utah Department of Workforce Services, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate, Utah’s primary indicator of current labor market conditions generated by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, increased one-tenth of a percentage point to 7.2 percent. Last March, the state’s rate was 6.4 percent, a 0.8 percentage-point increase over the past 12 months. Utah has last seen an unemployment rate of 7.2 percent in early 1982, at the start of that time period’s emerging national recession, and early 1984, as the nation pulled out of that same recession. The United States unemployment rate remained unchanged for a third straight month at 9.7 percent.

San Francisco Design marks 20 years in Park City

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Next week San Francisco Design at 1890 Bonanza Drive will celebrate 20 years in Park City. It is located in the same complex as El Chubasco and Einstein Brothers Bagels. The company also has a second location in Salt Lake City on Highland Drive.