Gay Marriage a Boon for Small Business

Can legalizing gay marriage increase business? With gay marriage statutes passing in certain states across the U.S., it certainly seems that same-sex couples and businesses can be a good mix . After all, gay marriage laws likely means an increase in the number of marriages. An increase in marriages subsequently means an increase in people clamoring to buy wedding-related goods and services. It’s estimated that the U.S. spends more than $80 billion on weddings a year, and it’s no small wonder that some businesses might want to try to cash in on this increase .