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March 8, 1999 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The suitors are lining up for WeddingChannel.com--and they're offering a lot more than flowers. This week, the Los Angeles-based Internet commerce firm is expected to announce that the private investment fund of multibillionaire Michael Dell, chief executive and founder of Dell Computer Corp., has invested an undisclosed sum in the company. The investment by New York-based MSD Capital is expected to be inked this week.
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May 26, 1999
Federated Department Stores Inc. is linking its bridal registries with online wedding planner WeddingChannel.com. Federated also said it will buy a 20% stake in Los Angeles-based WeddingChannel.com. Terms were not announced. The arrangement will link bridal registries from Federated's 403 department stores, including Bloomingdale's and Macy's, and online sites with WeddingChannel.
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BUSINESS
May 26, 1999
Federated Department Stores Inc. is linking its bridal registries with online wedding planner WeddingChannel.com. Federated also said it will buy a 20% stake in Los Angeles-based WeddingChannel.com. Terms were not announced. The arrangement will link bridal registries from Federated's 403 department stores, including Bloomingdale's and Macy's, and online sites with WeddingChannel.
BUSINESS
March 8, 1999 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The suitors are lining up for WeddingChannel.com--and they're offering a lot more than flowers. This week, the Los Angeles-based Internet commerce firm is expected to announce that the private investment fund of multibillionaire Michael Dell, chief executive and founder of Dell Computer Corp., has invested an undisclosed sum in the company. The investment by New York-based MSD Capital is expected to be inked this week.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 12, 1999 | JAMES E. FOWLER
Wedding industry experts say their business boom starts in late November, continues through New Year's, subsides a bit during January and then finishes with a flourish in February near Valentine's Day. * In ancient Christian times when chastity was thought the ultimate state of virtuousness, marriage was considered a slightly preferable alternative to lascivious behavior.
MAGAZINE
October 10, 2004 | Leslee Komaiko
Like many altar-bound couples, Tamara Travis and Ivor Bok of North Hollywood, who are tying the knot next month at a bed-and-breakfast in Malibu, are availing themselves of that quasi-respectable method of trolling for loot: the wedding registry. But flatware, bath towels and demitasse are nowhere to be seen on this couple's wish list. Available for viewing at www.thehoneymoon.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 10, 2003 | Gayle Pollard-Terry, Times Staff Writer
When the hubby-to-be is a billionaire -- yes, with a b -- his bride-to-be can surely have anything she wants. Absolutely anything. So why bother registering for wedding gifts? Paula Fortunato, a third-grade teacher at a public school -- yes, public -- in Manhattan, is about to become the second Mrs. Sumner Redstone, the outrageously wealthy boss of Viacom Inc., owner of Paramount Pictures, CBS Television, MTV, Nickelodeon and on and on.
NEWS
September 8, 1999 | JEANNINE STEIN
It's no surprise that wedding planning Web sites are popping up all over the Internet. A wedding--even a small one--is a huge undertaking, often involving lots of spending on everything from clothes to flowers, food, gifts, travel and services, such as photography and catering. Angling for a piece of the pie are Web sites such as the Knot, WeddingChannel.com, Wedding411 and 1800Wedding.
NEWS
January 14, 2000 | BARBARA THOMAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas became a public item, her fashion stylist, Fati Parsia, started getting calls from designers asking, "Are they engaged or not?" And of course, the two actors are famously engaged, so you can imagine the race to design her wedding dress, though Parsia is keeping tight-lipped as to who is calling or is a front-runner to dress one of the highest-profile brides-to-be.
NEWS
December 8, 1999 | BOOTH MOORE
In a year-end issue that is generating lots of comment--and not all of it positive--Genre, the Hollywood-based gay magazine, includes Dan Mathews, director of campaigns for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, as one of the most important gay men of the century. Mathews is famous (or infamous) for his outrageous protests in the name of "giving animals a voice."
NEWS
July 19, 2001 | CHRISTINE FREY, christine.frey@latimes.com
When I went to the mall to buy a friend's bridal shower gift, the stainless steel wine bucket she registered for was not in stock. So when I looked for her wedding present a few weeks later, I decided to skip another trip to the mall and purchase a gift from her online registry. Though they vary by site, online registries are basically electronic versions of those found in the department stores.
NEWS
March 4, 2001 | SUSAN VAUGHN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Kimberly Cashwell harbors a dream shared by many full-time employees: She'd like to be her own boss and work from home. But the 39-year-old Los Angeles resident has raised the stakes in this gambit. She's trying to start two businesses simultaneously, a wedding planning company and a spiritual counseling concern, while working full time as a floor receptionist, handling calls for 12 law firms at a West Los Angeles office building. "How do I make the transition without financial hardships?"
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