Dating industry revenue
Melissa Arseniuk, 30, isn't leaving her dating life to chance.She's a paying member of the dating website How About We and also uses the mobile app Singles Around Me.and e Harmony, cater to consumers moving toward easy-to-use mobile applications," IBISWorld online dating expert Jeremy Edwards said in a report released last week."Users are most likely to be attracted to simple applications and interfaces, so businesses that are able to entice consumers with new and exciting mobile functionality will be the most successful," he said.The “Revenue” box shows the forecasted revenue development of the selected market (market segment, region) in million US dollars for each year.
Other research suggests that more than a third of married couples now meet online. The unmarried population stands at 47 percent, up from 42 percent in 1994, according to the Census Bureau.Analysts say is best positioned to capitalize on the surge, so much so that Topeka has increased the value of the company's stock to from and recommends investors purchase shares of IAC in anticipation of a spinoff.(IAC announced in December that the dating website will be reorganized as a separate business called Match Group, with its own chairman, potentially setting the stage for a spinoff.) "A company like Match, they have the best potential to gain significant market share in terms of the number of subscribers," Anthony said.Launched in April 1995, is now in 24 countries and hosts websites in 15 languages.Since acquiring Match.com, IAC has bolstered the personals business with several acquisitions, including Ok Cupid in February 2011, expanding the Match unit's sales to 3 million in (2012) from 6 million in 2008.
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