Weddingwire

  • Company Culture Priorities for 2016

    … on couches in the office, and taking on random duties just to “get s*** done.” Some companies, including digital marketing company ReachLocal, began balancing that drive with non-work-focused activities and incentives. At ReachLocal, the HR department started taking notes on what its employees were doing, and then supporting the activities…

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  • Street Culture: Flexibility Helping WeddingWire As It Scales Up

    … The walls were pink and the windows were dressed in frilly white curtains. It was a living room, but it was also the first office of WeddingWire, an online marketplace serving the wedding and events industry. WeddingWire, headquartered in the Washington, D.C. suburb of Chevy Chase, Md., had 380% revenue growth between 2011 and 2014, an increase…

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  • WeddingWire CEO: Building Technology For The Ephemeral Consumer

    … In a few months, I’m getting married. That means I will spend the next half-year enmeshed in a $100-billion wedding industry that views me and my fiance as a consumer supernova — a bright flash of emotional spending that will disappear (hopefully) forever in a matter of months. The ephemeral quality of the wedding consumer creates a fascinating…

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