Global Advertisers Will Increase Ad Spend By 4.3% In 2020 But Commercial Audiences Will Shrink By 1.6%

 Demand for mass audiences continues to rise, but supply is falling as consumers turn to non- commercial media  Media inflation has exceeded adspend growth throughout the decade  US-China trade war will offset the gains from sport and elections in 2020  In 2022 the UK will become the first market in the world where 70% of adspend is digital

Global Advertisers Will Increase Ad Spend By 4.3% In 2020 But Commercial Audiences Will Shrink By 1.6%

Advertisers will increase their global ad expenditure by 4.3% in 2020, but the commercial audiences supplied by media owners will shrink by 1.6%, fuelling a 6.1% increase in media prices, according to Zenith’s Advertising Expenditure Forecasts, published today. Demand for advertising has grown consistently throughout this decade. To sustain market share, large brands need to maintain […]

Social media overtakes print to become the third-largest advertising channel, says Zenith

Social media overtakes print to become the third-largest advertising channel, says Zenith

Advertisers will spend more on social media platforms than on print for the first time this year, according to Zenith’s Advertising Expenditure Forecasts, published on October 7. Advertising expenditure on social media will grow 20% this year to reach US$84bn, while advertisers’ combined expenditure on newspapers and magazines will fall 6% to US$69bn. Social media […]

Healthcare adspend growth held back by rising costs and downward pressure on prices

Healthcare adspend growth held back by rising costs and downward pressure on prices

Global advertising expenditure by healthcare brands will grow 3.6% this year to reach US$36bn, according to Zenith’s Healthcare Advertising Expenditure Forecasts, published on August 5. Zenith forecasts another year of 3.6% growth in 2020. This first exclusive survey of healthcare advertising in 13 key markets across the world builds on Zenith’s authoritative Advertising Expenditure Forecasts, […]

Booming internet ads power faster global adspend growth, says Zenith

Booming internet ads power faster global adspend growth, says Zenith

Stronger-than-expected internet advertising will drive 4.7% growth in total global adspend in 2019, according to Zenith’s Advertising Expenditure Forecasts, published on March 25. That’s substantially ahead of the 4.0% forecast made in the previous edition of the report, published in December 2018. Zenith forecasts 4.6% growth in both 2020 and 2021, ahead of previous forecasts […]

Commercial radio 2018 ad revenue tops £700m for the first time, says Radiocentre

Commercial radio 2018 ad revenue tops £700m for the first time, says Radiocentre

Commercial radio took a record total of £713.3 million in ad revenue in 2018, breaking the previous 2017 record of £679.2 million, according to new figures from industry body Radiocentre. The 5.1% increase year-on-year marks the third consecutive year of record-breaking revenues for the medium.  This news comes on the day that commercial radio also […]

Ad budgets won’t grow as much as expected in 2019, according to GroupM’s Ad Forecast

Ad budgets won’t grow as much as expected in 2019, according to GroupM’s Ad Forecast

GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, updated its 2018 and 2019 ad investment forecasts and slightly downgraded 2018 growth expectations from 4.5% to 4.3%. 2019 growth projections are also whittled from 3.9% to 3.6%, with total new investment anticipated to reach $19B instead of the $23B earlier predicted. (Recent US dollar appreciation versus just about every […]

Personal and targeted communication is driving ad growth, according to Zenith

Personal and targeted communication is driving ad growth, according to Zenith

Online video and paid search are driving the growth in global adspend, as advertisers focus on personalised and targeted communications, according to Zenith’s Advertising Expenditure Forecasts, published December 3. With advertisers now able to use these channels to target with pinpoint accuracy and serve personalised messages, they are increasing both the efficiency and effectiveness of […]

65% of digital media to be programmatic in 2019, according to Zenith’s ad spend report

65% of digital media to be programmatic in 2019, according to Zenith’s ad spend report

65% of all money spent on advertising in digital media in 2019 will be traded programmatically, according to Zenith’s Programmatic Marketing Forecasts, published on November 19. Advertisers will spend US$84bn programmatically next year, up from US$70bn this year, which represents 62% of digital media expenditure. Zenith predict that in 2020 advertisers will spend US$98bn on […]

Kelkoo Group announces new Commercial Director to help boost retailers’ return on ad spend

Kelkoo Group announces new Commercial Director to help boost retailers’ return on ad spend

Kelkoo Group, the leading pan-European eCommerce advertising and shopping comparison service (CSS), has announced the appointment of Simon Reed as the new Commercial Director to drive sales and boost return on ad spend (ROAS) for the group’s partner retailers. Based out of group’s London headquarters Simon will have responsibility for building strategic client partnerships and […]

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