Splendid Sundays Volume 99

Sunday, September 02, 2012

A handful of splendid finds from around the worldwide web:

*David's Bridal is being acquired by private equity firm Clayton Dubilier & Rice for $1.05 billion (it had most recently been acquired for $750 million.) [Financial Times]

*"We're not in the art business." The Mogul Who Made Justin Bieber [The New Yorker]

*Etsy will be launching gift cards this October. [The Next Web]

*The White House released its home-brewed beer recipe this week, made with honey from the bee hives in the garden Michelle Obama created. [The Atlantic]

This week in The Splendid Collective:

*The 2011 United Kingdom Wedding Market General Report and the 2011 Economical Wedding Market Report (budgets of $10,000 or less) were both released from Splendid Insights this past week.

*From the Form + Function Blog: Can an Independent Contractor Claim Worker's Comp?

Recent wedding job postings:
Intern at Blue Box Luxe (Washington DC)
More wedding industry job openings

Wedding Statistics: 1 in 5 couples from the UK who married in 2011 started reading wedding blogs before they were engaged.

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