Strong Quarter for TV Propels US Ad Spend to a 3.5% Increase in Q2

source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/wp/television/strong-quarter-for-tv-propels-us-ad-spend-to-a-3-5-increase-in-q2-36545/?utm_campaign=rssfeed&utm_source=mc&utm_medium=textlink


The total spending figures may actually underestimate growth, as Kantar’s online spending estimates only include display advertising, which the report says increased by 4.1% for the quarter. (Given the recent growth trajectory of online ad spending, it’s more likely that online ad spending growth was somewhere in the double digits.)

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Monday, September 9th, 2013 news No Comments

Home Ad Revenues Grew by 5% in Q2

source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/wp/outdoor/us-out-of-home-ad-revenues-grew-by-5-in-q2-36204/?utm_campaign=rssfeed&utm_source=mc&utm_medium=textlink

OAAA-US-OOH-Ad-Revenue-Growth-Q22013-Aug2013Out-of-home ad spending continues to show solid growth, according to the latest revenue figures out from the Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA). After increased by 4.5% in Q1, revenues climbed 5% in Q2 to reach $2.15 billion. PricewaterhouseCoopers recently projected a 5% annual increase in OOH revenues from 2012 through 2017, a growth rate that would rank among the highest for traditional media.

Restaurants upped their OOH investments most rapidly in Q2, by 11.7%, making them the second-largest advertising category for the quarter. Automotive dealers and services (#10; +8.1%) and retailers (#3; +7.5%) also had strong quarters. The miscellaneous services and amusements category increased its spending by 5.1%, and was easily the biggest spending category, at 18.2% of all expenditures.

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Monday, August 26th, 2013 digital No Comments

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