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Directory & Mailing List Publishers in the US Product Image

Directory & Mailing List Publishers in the US

  • Published: June 2014
  • Region: United States
  • 10 pages
  • First Research

Brief Excerpt from Industry Overview Chapter:

Companies in this industry publish business or telephone directories and mailing lists in print or electronic formats. Major companies include Dex Media (US), hibu (UK), Seat Pagine Gialle (Italy), and Solocal (France).

The US directory and mailing list publishing industry includes about 1,300 companies with combined annual revenue of about $13 billion. Business spending is a key growth driver.


Demand for directories is driven by local population growth and local ad spending; demand for mailing lists is driven by corporate profits and spending on marketing. The profitability of individual companies depends on efficient operations and new customers. Large companies have advantages in supplier negotiations and in serving multiple markets; small companies compete by targeting niche or specialized markets. The US industry is highly concentrated: the 50 largest companies account for about 90 percent of industry revenue.


Major products include printed directories (the majority of industry revenue) and mailing lists. Other products include database READ MORE >

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