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WIA Profile: Marina Fourier

WIA Profile: Marina Fourier
Each month, industry news media organization XBIZ spotlights the career accomplishments and outstanding contributions of Women in Adult. WIA profiles offer an intimate look at the professional lives of the industry's most influential female executives. Twenty-six years ago Marina Fourier made a dec... More »

Masturbatory Masterpiece

Masturbatory Masterpiece
When I think of fucking, I usually don’t think of “sculptures” as the second word but the company so aptly named “Fucking Sculptures” is about to change that. With the booming acceptance of glass dildos in the last 10 years, mass production has taken over the origins of... More »

Q&A With Bel Ami's George Duroy

Q&A With Bel Ami's George Duroy
It was gay porn heaven for those in attendance, a gathering of some of the most popular and recognized names in the business: Lukas Ridgeston, Josh Elliot, Johan Paulik, Kris Evans ... the list goes on. They met in Prague for a celebration last September — when Bel Ami celebrated its 20th anni... More »

Crossing Over: U.K.-Based Creative Conceptions Expands Into the U.S.

Crossing Over: U.K.-Based Creative Conceptions Expands Into the U.S.
Creative Conceptions nestles in the middle of the U.K. in a town called Newark. An unassuming building in the heart of an industrial estate displays an understated sign informing visitors that they have reached a company that was established more than two decades ago and supplies a diverse range of ... More »

Kink’s Cornerstone: Stockroom’s 25th Anniversary

Kink’s Cornerstone: Stockroom’s 25th Anniversary
2013 marked the 25th anniversary of The Stockroom, which has come a long way since its humble beginnings back in 1988. In the early years, the Los Angeles-based company was a mom-and-pop operation with a small but enthusiastic following in the BDSM underground. But Joel Tucker’s company has gr... More »

Q&A With NETbilling's Wendy Nelson

Q&A With NETbilling's Wendy Nelson
If you’ve called upon NETbilling to help provide flexible solutions to process credit cards as well as other financial instruments, you may have had the pleasant opportunity to have some kind of dialogue with NETbilling’s vice president of sales, Wendy Nelson. Nelson holds a key positio... More »

Sofie Rockland: Creating an Experience

Sofie Rockland: Creating an Experience
The marriage of fashion and eroticism can be interpreted in many ways. However the Sofie Rockland’s 210th Experience bodycare line and collection of erotic boxes is among the most obvious. Founded by Sofie Rockland, an international fashion designer who studied under the Master Koetsier Found... More »

WIA Profile: Julie Larson

WIA Profile: Julie Larson
Each month, industry news media organization XBIZ spotlights the career accomplishments and outstanding contributions of Women in Adult. WIA profiles offer an intimate look at the professional lives of the industry's most influential female executives. Women like Julie Larson, Director of Business D... More »

Q&A With Brian Shuster, Founder of Utherverse Inc.

Q&A With Brian Shuster, Founder of Utherverse Inc.
Later this month, thousands of attendees will together enjoy a wide range of exhibitors and speakers at AEVC by just trekking over to their nearest desktop or device. Now in its third year, the Adult Entertainment Virtual Convention has become a stomping ground for porn stars and Internet business ... More »

Making Moves: MimeFreak on the Rise at Elegant Angel

Making Moves: MimeFreak on the Rise at Elegant Angel
Carving out a career in the adult industry usually doesn’t begin with a gig at Bed, Bath & Beyond even though bed sheets might have been the catalyst. But for director MimeFreak, his part-time job at the home goods store was the quirk of fate that opened the door to his vocation that now i... More »

OPINIONS & VIEWS

How Advertisers Use Your Devices to Sell You Stuff

The paranoia has reached an all-time high. Now some people actually believe that their microwave ovens are spying on them — despite the fact they don’t have any listening devices or cameras.... More »

As Mobile Grows, So Does Need to Push Sales

The number of consumers browsing and buying online will reach 270 million by 2020, driven largely by activity on mobile devices, according to Forrester. Business is booming and the fact that most purchases... More »

With AI, Routine Tasks Start Fading Away

I just turned 42. The list of things I may never do again is growing fast. I no longer dream that I will become an Olympian in any sport except archery or horseback riding. The oldest Olympians in those... More »
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