Was royal wedding an economic boom or bust?
It’s hard to turn anywhere these days without hearing about the nuptials between Prince William and Kate Middleton. Surely an event like this has an impact on Britain’s economy – but similar to what happens during major sporting events here, there is also a significant hit on the economy from lost productivity.
Kate’s Family’s Contribution: “A six figure sum”
Estimated World Viewership
Kate’s Pre-Wedding Facial
Additional Food Sales
Retail Sales Boost
Kate Inspired Fashion Spending Boost
Official Photo Stream