UK ad spend to grow 4.2% in 2018 amid digital transformation, according to Dentsu Aegis Network

UK ad spend to grow 4.2% in 2018 amid digital transformation, according to Dentsu Aegis Network

Leading advertising and digital communications group Dentsu Aegis Network has released its biannual forecasts, pointing to a more positive 2018 for global advertising expenditure than previously expected. Ad-spend growth will rise from 3.3% in 2017 to hit 3.9% in 2018 – higher than the 3.6% forecast in January 2018 and taking total investment to US$613.5bn. […]

Ebiquity analysis reveals $45bn in global profit up for grabs for brands that optimise their advertising budgets

Ebiquity analysis reveals $45bn in global profit up for grabs for brands that optimise their advertising budgets

Ebiquity has released a piece of research showing that better allocation of marketing spend could result in approximately $45bn more profit globally for brands each year. The research compares spending against allocation data to reveal insights into how marketers could be distributing their advertising budgets more optimally to generate growth in bottom-line profitability. This identifies […]

Mobile share of advertising market to exceed 30% in 2020, according to Zenith

Mobile share of advertising market to exceed 30% in 2020, according to Zenith

Mobile advertising will account for 30.5% of global advertising expenditure in 2020, up from 19.2% in 2017, according to Zenith’s Advertising Expenditure Forecasts, published on June 18. Expenditure on mobile advertising will total US$187bn in 2020, more than twice the US$88bn spent on desktop advertising, and just US$5bn behind the US$192bn spent on television advertising. At […]

UK ad spend reaches record £22.2bn in 2017, according to WARC

UK ad spend reaches record £22.2bn in 2017, according to WARC

UK advertising expenditure grew 4.6% to reach £22.2bn in 2017, the eighth consecutive year of market growth, according to the Advertising Association/WARC Expenditure Report – the UK’s definitive advertising statistics. Continuing the positive results for UK adspend, the final three months of 2017 saw expenditure grow 6.2% in Q4 2017 over Q4 2016, with adspend […]

UK marketers will spend more than £3bn on social network ads in 2018, according to eMarketer

UK marketers will spend more than £3bn on social network ads in 2018, according to eMarketer

One-fourth of all UK digital ad spending is set to go to social networks this year as marketers increase their spending on platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat to over £3bn. According to eMarketer, UK marketers will spend £3.3bn on social network advertising this year, up 24 per cent from 2017. This forecast has been […]

Successful brands allocate 13% of media budgets to OOH, according to WARC’s Global Ad Trends

Successful brands allocate 13% of media budgets to OOH, according to WARC’s Global Ad Trends

WARC, the international authority on advertising and media effectiveness, has released its latest monthly Global Ad Trends report, digesting up-to-date insights and evidenced thinking from the worldwide advertising industry, with a focus on out of home advertising. Based on media channel data in 96 countries and detailed findings from the world’s key ad markets – […]

Growth predicted to continue as UK ad spend sees new record high in 2017

Growth predicted to continue as UK ad spend sees new record high in 2017

UK advertising spend in Q3 2017 rose 3.5% year-on-year to reach £5.4bn – the 17th consecutive quarter of market growth, according to Advertising Association/WARC Expenditure Report data published on January 31. The latest data underpin preliminary figures which show 2017 spending grew to £22.1bn – representing the eighth consecutive year of market growth. Further key […]