Splendid Sundays Volume 97

Sunday, August 19, 2012

A handful of splendid finds from around the worldwide web:

*Wiley has sold the Frommer's brand (the travel guides and websites) to Google. [Publisher's Marketplace]

*Ikea is slated to build at least 100 budget design hotels across Europe. [Financial Times]

*The business that nine women kept a secret -- even from their husbands -- for over 30 years. [Daily Good]

*The power of thinking small. [TED Talks]

This week in The Splendid Collective:

*From the Form + Function Blog: What to do when an employee misrepresents your company (or spills company secrets while tipsy) at conferences.

Recent wedding job postings: Wedding Planning Intern at Fallon Carter Weddings (New York, NY) // Floral Inventory and Production Assistant at Think Studio (Houston, TX) // Video Intern at Tim Duncan Events (Atlanta, GA) //  Second Shooter/Photographer at Mecmages (Key West, FL) // Inside Sales Rep at George Street Photo and Video (Chicago, IL) // Wedding Sales Consultant at George Street Photo and Video (Philadelphia, PA) // More wedding industry job openings

Wedding Statistics: 1 in 6 couples in the luxury segment (wedding budgets of $96,000 or more) who married in 2011 dated for more than five years before getting engaged.

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