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Direct Mail Advertising in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Direct Mail Advertising in the US

Direct mail advertisers distribute marketing materials, such as coupons, flyers or samples, primarily through the US Postal Service (USPS) and occasionally through other commercial delivery services. Direct mail has historically provided a less-expensive alternative to traditional advertising outlets like television, radio and magazines. However, for decades, increased competition from digital advertising has threatened the industry. Direct mail advertisers are expected to consolidate over the next five years, as the USPS will likely continue its emerging printing technology and high-density mailing discounts. This will benefit the industry's largest players with the resources to provide high-quality and volume printing and squeeze out smaller operators. Nevertheless, higher consumer spending and rising corporate profit margins are anticipated to increase advertising expenditures, aiding industry operators.

Direct mail advertisers distribute advertising materials (e.g. coupons, flyers and samples) or specialty items (e.g. key chains, magnets and pens with custom printed messages) by mail or other methods of direct distribution. Industry participants may also prepare advertising materials or specialties for mailing or other direct distribution. They may also compile, maintain, sell and rent mailing lists.

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.


ABOUT THIS INDUSTRY
Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE

INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE
Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

PRODUCTS & MARKETS
Supply Chain
Products & Services
Demand Determinants
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
Industry Globalization

MAJOR COMPANIES

OPERATING CONDITIONS
Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

KEY STATISTICS
Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

JARGON & GLOSSARY

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