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Same-sex wedding planners get a boost from Supreme Court

Jun 27, 2013
Based on U.S. Census data, hundreds of thousands of gay and lesbian couples are living together in the U.S. but not yet married -- a big market opportunity for wedding planners and vendors.
Posted In: gay marriage, Supreme Court, DOMA, wedding, weddings
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And the bride wore...Target: The growth of budget wedding dresses

May 24, 2013
Target gets into the wedding business with an online collection of very low-priced wedding and bridesmaid dresses.
Posted In: Target, wedding dresses, weddings
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Indians go for gold despite government hiking import taxes

Mar 20, 2013
India is the world's largest gold importer. The government hiked import taxes on gold to control the outward flow of cash, but for weddings, the lure of the yellow metal is not fading.
Posted In: India, weddings, gold
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Marriages fail, but there'll always be wedding dresses

Aug 29, 2012
Private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier and Rice's proposal to buy David’s Bridal for $1.05 billion is a reminder that wedding wear is still a big retail business.
Posted In: wedding dresses, David's Bridal, weddings
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Average wedding price climbs over $27,000

May 23, 2012
According to a recent survey by TheKnot.com, the average wedding in the U.S. now costs over $27,000. But Americans aren't the only ones throwing their money towards the perfect nuptials.
Posted In: weddings
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How to save for the year of weddings

Apr 6, 2012
Going to a wedding can be fun but going to multiple weddings in one year can get expensive. Marketplace Public Insight producer Angela Kim has been to her share of weddings and discusses her experience.
Posted In: weddings, Personal Finance
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Anticipation boosting gay wedding market in LA?

Aug 12, 2010
A federal judge upheld his decision to only temporarily stay his decision overturning Prop. 8, the proposition that was for banning gay marriage....
Posted In: gay marriage, retail sales, weddings

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