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Speed dating continues to be popular but is a tiny market.
Phone chat lines are still around, with two large competitors dominating. Several unscrupulous brick & mortar chains (Great Expectations, Together/The Right One) went out of business.
Targeting different demographics, Match operates a portfolio of over 45 brands, including Match, Ok Cupid, Tinder, Meetic, Twoo, Our Time and Friend Scout24.
The company offers dating products in 38 languages and in more than 190 countries.
Digital dating dates back to the late-1950s and 1960s.
Feb 11th 2016 Mumbai, India: announces a report on “ Market Report on U. This is the ONLY in-depth business analysis that covers ALL segments of this industry, since the market has no trade association performing market research.
The Internet has revolutionized this business and has brought affordable and convenient matchmaking to America’s 124 million singles, via Match.com, Plenty of Fish, e Harmony, and other popular services. Dating website revenues are expected to grow only moderately this year as the U. market is saturated with 1,500 sites and everyone is chasing the same traffic. Venture capital funding continues, as new start-ups still believe they can make it big.
The nation’s 1,600 matchmakers and 400 dating coaches are posting moderate growth, but off-line chains and radio datelines continue to slide.
This market is a now a .5 billion business in the U.
S., with online dating services soaring in popularity since 2001 and representing 70% of the market’s value.
He had pleaded guilty in February to traveling to launder money.