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Wedding Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Wedding Services Market Research Report | NAICS NN006 | Jun 2016

Tying the knot: Wedding-related activity will rebound as postponed nuptials are planned

The Wedding Services market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, many economic and consumer trends acted against the Wedding Services industry. High unemployment reduced budgets for weddings and led to postponed nuptials; many individuals returned to school during the downturn. In addition, longer engagements, cohabitation before marriage and a higher average marriage age all became more acceptable, pushing the marriage rate down. Although some of these trends will linger, nuptials that were postponed will finally be planned and consumer spending on weddings will grow... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Most weddings, with the exception of destination weddings, occur close to home for the bride or groom. Consequently, establishments in this industry are spread similarly to the US population. There are also a few underlying trends that affect the marriage rate in each state. For instance, states with a higher population in the primary demographic for matrimony are host to the most weddings per capita. Conversely, people in urban centers are less traditional and more mobile, resulting in fewer marriages per capita in high-density areas.

Destination weddings are usually smaller and; therefore, less costly despite the associated travel costs. Indeed, Las Vegas is the top spot for people to elope and Nevada has the highest proportion of marriages in relation to the population... purchase to read more


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What is the Wedding Services Industry?

This industry is broadly defined to include day-of wedding service providers, apparel retailers and venues. Wedding coordinators are also included because they execute many responsibilities on the day of the event. The industry, however, excludes honeymoon expenses.

Industry Products
Ceremony and reception venuesFood and drink servicesAttire and accessoriesPhotographyFlowersCoordinators
Industry Activities
Providing wedding coordinatingProviding ceremony and reception hostingProviding wedding cateringProviding wedding apparel retailingProviding wedding photographyProviding flower arranging Providing jewelry design and retailingProviding town car and limousine rentalProviding live or recorded music performancesProviding hair and make-up application

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