Splendid Sundays Volume 107

Sunday, 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.

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