As we know from movies, television, magazines, the entire section at the book store devoted to it and probably some of our closest friends and family (and maybe ourselves), a wedding can be a huge ordeal. It seems every year the wedding industry gets bigger (as of 2010 the total wedding market was expected to be worth $42.73 billion) and people want more and more elaborate weddings. Planning them seems to take on a life of their own and for some it can start to interfere and possibly cost them their real job.
Believe it or not, 90 percent of women do wedding planning on their company's time, according to a recent survey by TheKnot.com, WeddingChannel.com and ForbesWoman.com. With many wedding vendors open only during regular business hours, some transactions and conversations must be made between 8 AM and 5 PM.
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