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Coming up - The magnificent world of weddings in the US

By FashionUnited

Jun 16, 2016

Every year, almost 2.4 million couples marry in the United States and splurge almost 60 billion dollars on their wedding day. Also according to the IESE study ‘Millennial Brides. Born in the 1980s, getting married today’ the US is also the third largest manufacturer of wedding dresses worldwide and produces over 1.8 million wedding dresses a year with its annual turnover from dresses alone reaching almost 2.8 billion dollars.

Figures indicate that weddings – whether in the US or any part of the world continue to hold strong importance, which means a huge investment from the bride and groom’s sides. And it of course also means a huge opportunity for businesses related to the entire wedding event. Hence, no wonder that the US wedding market amounts to 60 billion dollars including over 585,000 businesses, employing over 915,000 people - as IBISWorld report says..

The fourth and last part of the FashionUnited’s series on weddings across major parts of the world focuses on the United States…The article will be published on Friday June 17. Read it on FashionUnited.uk ,FashionUnited.com , FashionUnited.in , FashionUnited.nz , FashionUnited.ca , au.fashionunited.com or subscribe to our newsletter to get notified/receive it in your inbox.

Did you miss the previous episodes in this series? Discover everything you need to know about the size of the wedding industry in India, China and Spain.

During the month of May FashionUnited focused on bridal wear. For all reads on bridal wear, click here.