Splendid Sundays Volume 89Sunday, 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.