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Pulse Weddings 5 things vendors need to get right in 2018

Following Mercy Aigbe's dress scandal and the allegation and counter-allegations, we list five things wedding vendors need to get right in 2018.

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Weddings vendors can improve in 2018, and he should. play

Weddings vendors can improve in 2018, and he should.


In light of the ongoing wedding dress scandal involving Mercy Aigbe, and fashion designer, Maryam Elisha, we list five things wedding vendors need to get right in 2018.

1. Prompt delivery

Delayed delivery is one major issue that brides and planners have had to deal with for so long.

In 2018, vendors need to do better. Stylists like the accused Maryam Elisha who promise to deliver fabrics and clothes, photographers who promise to deliver pre-wedding photos, bakers who say they’ll come through with cake samplings etc… need to get it right in 2018 and deliver at the agreed date and time.

play Mercy Aigbe in the wedding dress that's caused a bit of a scandal. (IG / Mercy Aigbe)

2. Timely arrival

Ever wondered why Nigerian weddings never stick to time? Apart from the obvious time wasting and late arrival of guests, lateness of vendors who are meant to put things in place is also a problem.

They need to get it right in 2018.

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3. Accurate delivery

Apart from delivering on time, delivery also needs to be made as agreed. Accurate quantity and volume of content as agreed with the couple.

Changes are meant to be communicated ASAP. Waiting till pretty close to the deadline before communicating change could literally ruin a bride’s plan for her big day. And no one wants that in 2018.

play Photographer, dress makers, caterers and all other vendors need to get it right in 2018. (TenTen)

4. Customer relations

Of course this is the part where many fail the most. Loads of vendors get it right but even more need to do better.

Messy situations like Rika Oto by Me’s handling of the ongoing red dress scandal can be avoided and should be.

play Brides need to get what they paid for, and in the exact manner they paid for. (Herald)

5. Taking more than they can do

No one wants to be worriedly running after a vendor or making hysterical phone calls because vendors who do not have capability to do stuff take on such projects and end up not doing it well or doing a messy, messy job.

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