Business events in Utah this week
Nature's Sunshine Products
2013 National Convention
Runs through • Saturday
Attendance • 2,500
2013 Metabolism and
Runs through • April 8
Attendance • 150
2013 Cardiac Remodeling,
Signaling & Heart Function
Runs through • April 12
Attendance • 200
Systems & Software
2013 IEEE Software Conference,
Salt Lake Marriott at City Creek
Runs through • April 12
Attendance • 400
New economic numbers to be released this week:
Institute of Supply Management • Manufacturing index for March
Commerce Department • Construction spending for February
Commerce Department • Factory orders for February
Institute of Supply Management • Service sector index for March
Labor Department • Weekly jobless claims
Freddie Mac • Weekly mortgage rates
Labor Department • Employment data for March
Commerce Department • International trade data for February
Federal Reserve • Consumer credit data for February
Initial public offerings as provided by Renaissance Capital, Greenwich, Conn. (ipohome.com), and SEC filings:
Harvard Apparatus Regenerative Technology Inc. • Holliston, Mass., 1.7 million shares, priced $10 to $22, managed by Summer Street Research Partners and Maxim Group. Proposed Nasdaq symbol HART. Business: A clinical stage regenerative medicine company developing life-saving medical devices.
Independent Bank Group Inc. • McKinney, Texas, 3.2 million shares, priced $24 to $26, managed by Sandler O'Neill, Evercore Partner, and Keefe Bruyette Woods. Proposed Nasdaq symbol IBTX. Business: Bank holding company with 30 offices serving the Dallas-Forth Worth metropolitan area.
Monday - Sunday
Anniversary • Golden Brain Books, 151 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City, will celebrate its 30th anniversary from April 1 through April 7 beginning at 10 a.m. each day. A selection of over 200 titles of books are available for $5 each; and products have been carefully selected for a 75 percent reduction from each of the newly expanded sections including jewelry and body care, the new home and garden section, and gifts for feeding the mind, body, and spirit. Attendance is free.
Women & Children • In conjunction with the General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Macy's at City Creek will hold a special Women and Children's Night beginning at 6 p.m. Activities will include informal modeling, kids' activities, a cooking demonstration, live music, a beauty bash and more. Attendees also can enter to win a $250 Macy's shopping spree. Attendance is free. Macy's at City Creek is located at 100 S. Main Street, Salt Lake City.