The internet and dating will continue to be a match made in heaven. With consumers using the internet more than ever before, demand for online dating services is on the rise. Demand from niche dating networks and baby boomers is particularly increasing, and a new wave of smartphone applications will bring the industry to more people.
Companies in the industry provide services that allow clients to meet with other clients, usually with the intent of pursuing romantic relationships. Services can be provided via phone, internet, magazine and newspaper. The industry also includes companies that organize singles events such as speed dating. It does not include social networking sites.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.