With an online dating service thousands of people
If it happens, the move will make it easier to turn Match into a separately traded company, a strategy Diller used before.
IAC previously spun off travel service Expedia in 2005.
THE internet has transformed the way people work and communicate.
It has upended industries, from entertainment to retailing.
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.Bigger is usually better in the business of online dating, and the large players stand to benefit most. Strategists at Converg Ex Group, a New York-based global brokerage company, crunched numbers from and found that online dating can save a person thousands of dollars."In general, I would recommend mobile and social and large dating sites. "The dating phase prior to an offline marriage runs up a ,660 tab.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.