adult entertainment

Playboy to Cut More Jobs in Bid to Restructure

Playboy Enterprises is downsizing its organizational structure as it continues its transition into a brand management company. The company expects to take a second quarter restructuring charge of $3 million, but will save more than $3 million annually.

Penthouse IPO Is Another Naked Gamble

FriendFinder Network, formerly known as Penthouse, needs money fast. The weight of hundreds of millions of dollars of debt has prompted it to turn to public capital markets. It%u2019s a desperate move -- in fact, the same move the company made a year ago under the same circumstances.

Even Porn Stars Get the Recession Blues

In 2006, porn DVD sales had hit nearly $4.3 billion, and online was good for another $1.5 billion. Today, the industry is suffering, as reflected in the annual Adult Entertainment Expo, currently underway in Las Vegas.

Judge nixes mandatory condoms in porn flicks

The porn business is going to keep its elbow room. A petition by an AIDS advocacy group to require that adult film companies use condoms when shooting movies has been denied by a Los Angeles judge.

Porn industry wants a bailout

Banks, automakers and the porn industry. They don't sound like they go together, but they will if some leaders in the adult entertainment business...