Forbes June 9, 2012

Fifty Shades of Grey is Building Bridges Between the Imagination and the Bedroom

When a salacious media phenom like the Fifty Shades book trilogy comes along, things start happening. People think differently, act differently, say and do things they wouldn’t have said and done before.… At Babeland, an adult store in New York, sales of kinky products are up nearly 30 percent in the last few months and visits to the bondage section of their Web site have spiked 81 percent, reports the New York Post. “The book is just an explosion of permission for [people] to try something new in the bedroom,” Babeland’s co-founder, Claire Cavanah told the Post.

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