Monday, July 1, 2013
Spending on the average wedding in the U.S. climbed 5.2 percent to $28,427 in 2012 from a year earlier, according to XO Group Inc. (XOXO), a New York-based company whose websites include theknot.com and WeddingChannel.com.
“People do feel more comfortable spending their money than they used to,” said O’Shaughnessy, a 29-year-old partner at Bellafare LLC, an event and wedding-planning company in New York. “We’re busier, the stuff we’re getting is much more grand, and we’ve had to hire more people to help us out with everything.”
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