Business briefs, Nov. 5-8
November 4, 2016
Chamber/Bureau to hold before-hours event
The Park City Chamber/Bureau is scheduled to hold a before-hours networking event Monday, Nov. 7, for members or prospective members. According to the organization's website, visitparkcity.com, the event will be held at Naughty Donuts, at 1400 Snow Creek Drive, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Attendees will receive a complimentary donut and coffee from local roaster Pink Elephant Coffee Roasters, and will be able to network with other members. The event is a morning twist on the after-hours mixers the Chamber/Bureau regularly holds. Attendees are asked to RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comcast to increase internet speeds in Utah
Residential customers of Comcast internet in Utah will have access to faster internet speeds next year. The company announced recently that offering gigabit speeds early in 2017 to Utah customers. The speeds will be offered using the current hook-ups that are already in many homes and residential units throughout the state. "We're excited to be able to continue to meet the ever-changing needs of our customers by investing in our network to bring gigabit speeds to homes across our state," said Merlin Jensen, vice president of technical operations for Comcast Utah, in a press release.
Consumer Price Index rises slightly
The Zions Bank Wasatch Front Consumer Price Index rose 0.1 percent in September on a non-seasonally adjusted basis. According to a press release, the index has grown 0.9 percent since the same timeframe in 2015, below Federal Reserve's 2-percent national inflation rate. "Slower than optimal inflation is always a concern," said Scott Anderson, Zions Bank president and CEO, in the release. "But steady price increases across a broad range of products and services signals relative stability, a welcome respite after several months of volatility in particularly large sectors such as transportation."
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