Splendid Sundays Volume 107Sunday, October 28, 2012
A handful of splendid finds from around the worldwide web:
*Though still officially illegal, the number of same-sex weddings in Israel has doubled in the past five years. [Haaretz]
*Wedding company Appy Couple has just raised a $1.2 million seed round in venture capital. [TechCrunch]
*“Consumers are feeling wealthier so they are still out there spending” - the U.S. economy grew 2% in the third quarter. [The New York Times]
*How the publishing industry is adapting (surprisingly well) to the rise of e-readers. [The Atlantic]
Noteworthy from The Splendid Collective:
*The Southern US Wedding Market Report and the Offbeat/Indie Wedding Market Report are both now available for purchase from Splendid Insights.
*The Los Angeles Times featured wedding statistics from Splendid Insights in their story on the vintage wedding trend.
*Ariel from Offbeat Bride shared her take on the Offbeat/Indie Wedding Market Report this week.
Recent wedding job postings:
Wedding Planning Internship at Dream A Little Dream Events (San Francisco, CA)
Internship at Wedding Mile (Teaneck, New Jersey)
Bridal Sales Consultant at Terri Lynn Bridal (Bethesda, MD)
List an opening for a wedding-related job or internship
Wedding Statistics: The Offbeat/Indie wedding market accounted for 1 in 5 weddings in 2011, making it the same size as the destination wedding market.