Splendid Sundays Volume 89

Sunday, June 17, 2012

A handful of splendid finds from around the worldwide web:

*Millennial men are more active in wedding planning, and they're taking a more active role in parenting as well. 

*34% of Facebook users are spending less time on the site than they have in the past.

*Rise of Dubai's diamond industry: can it avoid becoming a destination for 'conflict diamonds'?

*Brides Against Breast Cancer has opened its own retail store.

This week in The Splendid Collective:

*The 2011 Standard Wedding Market Report (wedding budgets of $11,000-$30,000) is now available! You can purchase it here.

*Data from Splendid Insights was included in an article in Australian newspaper The Age on the growing involvement of grooms in wedding planning.

*Splendid Insights was also featured in a different article in a Canadian newspaper on the same topic of grooms getting more involved.

*From the Wedding HR Blog: It is legal to require that employees participate in unpaid training?

Recent wedding job postings: Event Coordinator at Beets Hospitality Group (Pleasanton, CA) // Floral Inventory and Production Assistant at Think Studio (Houston, TX) // Photo Assistant Intern at Sofia Negron Photography (Astoria, NY) // Marketing/Social Media Intern at Sofia Negron Photography (Astoria, NY) // Graphic Design Intern at Spitfiregirl Design (San Francisco, CA) // More wedding industry job openings

Wedding Statistics: 5% of luxury weddings (budgets of $96,000 or higher) are $1 million or more.

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