Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Dating Services industry has performed well over the past five years as a growing number of consumers turn to the internet looking for love. The proliferation of broadband internet connections and greater legitimacy surrounding online dating has helped the industry outpace the overall economy and capture a rising share of the consumer dollar. In the coming years, the percentage of households with access to the internet is projected to continue rising throughout the period, which will expand the consumer market for online dating services... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The Dating Services industry exhibits a low degree of market share concentration. Match Group and eHarmony the only major players within the industry, with companies such as Zoosk losing market share in recent years. The majority of operators are small nonemployer firms that focus on providing services to local markets. Industry operators typically have few labor requirements because it is possible to service a large client base with only one or two employees. However, the largest industry operators are online providers of dating services.
Larger companies are acquiring well-established dating sites and companies to increase the density of their consumer bases... purchase to read more