May 11, 2011

Japanese customers spent more on weddings in 2008

“People spent an average of ¥3.31 million on wedding ceremonies and receptions in fiscal 2008, up ¥133,000 from the previous year, according to Zexy, a wedding magazine published by Recruit Co…The figure is around ¥370,000 higher than in 2005.The rise suggests that consumers are willing to spend on celebrations of major life events while curbing living expenses amid the recession.”

Source: Spending on weddings sees uptick despite recession
Kyodo News
Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nb20100106a6.html

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