The decline in Nevada's brothel business can be blamed on two things: Less spending money and the Internet. Yet some manage to thrive.» Read More
The Daily Caller reports the FBI is investigating Senator Bob Menendez on accusations the NJ Democrat purchased prostitutes and attended sex parties in the Dominican Republic. David Marosko, The Daily Caller, offers insight.
Magnus Nicolin, CEO, Ansell says that condoms are somewhat recession-proof as its counter-cyclical. He also says that if the economy is bad, sex is more important, which in turn boosts sales.
A new crowd funding site called Offbeatr is a site that is specifically designed to fund adult projects and is being described as the "Kickstarter for porn."
Though research says women spend more impulsively than men, the data also shows that women are more practical investors.
Groupon says it is no longer accepting new adult entertainment merchants as customers.
Just sent dirty pictures of yourself to someone who's not your wife? Need to get rid of them quickly? There's an app for that.
New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof recently broke news through his column that a private equity fund controlled by Goldman was exiting a 16% stake in a media company that runs a sex trafficking forum called Backpage.com.
Snatchly, a Pinterest like start-up website, seems to have found a way to get guys into "pinning" pictures by, you guessed it, making the site a "virtual pornboard."
Despite a widely publicized downturn in porn industry profits over the past few years, investors still think there's money to be made there – so much so that a bidding war has erupted for one of the few publicly traded companies with ties to the adult industry.
Do not believe everything you read about the alleged high-end brothel run out of an apartment in Manhattan's Upper East Side.
Blankfein, the chief executive of Goldman Sachs, is stepping onto a prominent and politically charged stage, the New York Times reports.
Joslyn James, a porn star, gained fame as as one of Tiger Woods’ mistresses during his 2009 cheating scandal. Today, she's carving a small business niche as a community-focused entrepreneur.
Before they began having sex on screen, the people in the adult entertainment industry were often working in other fields or studying to be a part of them.
Everybody has a first job — and it rarely has anything to do with how you end up making a living. That's especially true of the adult entertainment industry's biggest names.
The event features appearances by well-known actors in the industry, as well as new products and companies vying for a piece of the $14-billion adult industry.
When the movie industry slapped adult films with an XXX rating, porn companies came to embrace the scarlet letters. But when the nonprofit corporation that oversees Internet addresses rolled out the .xxx domain, the reception was unequivocally unenthusiastic.
While there are a few adult entertainment companies that are publicly traded, most are firmly closed to civilians, the industry’s term for outsiders. But one company, Pleasure Dynasty, is opening the filmmaking process.
If sin sells — and sex sells, as the success of Internet pornography industry and its annual convention more than demonstrate — then does it follow that investing in sin makes sense?
Is it a good way to influence behavior and/or raise revenue, just like tobacco and alcohol?
As the porn industry gathers for its annual convention, there's a lot at stake. Online piracy continues to nip at the earnings of studios, and new legislation could dramatically impact how companies do business.