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Data: UK advertisers increase TV spend in pandemic

Advertising spend was decimated by the pandemic, with the UK’s ad market down by 7.2 per cent in 2020. However, although many businesses were forced to cut their advertising budgets, figures show that many significantly increased their investment in TV advertising in 2020 – and have continued in 2021. According to data from Nielsen, a […]

November 17, 2021

Survey: 97% marketers say pandemic behaviours here to stay

As brands shift their marketing strategies from temporary adjustment to permanent transformation, WARC, the global authority on effective marketing, has released its Marketer’s Toolkit 2022: Global Trends Report, which brings together insights from a survey of 1,500 marketing executives, one-to-one interviews with more than 25 leading Chief Marketing Officers, and a review of WARC’s latest […]

November 12, 2021

Report: UK ad spend to exceed £29bn this year

UK ad spend is expected to hit a record £7.9 billion in Q4, according to the latest Advertising Association/WARC Expenditure Report forecast; figures for the full year are now projected to be £29.3 billion (€34.7bn), representing annual growth of 24.8 per cent. The UK is on course to achieve the fastest ad trade recovery of […]

October 28, 2021

Analysis: TV ad-spend vs consumption inflated

WARC analysis of advertising spending forecasts for 100 markets worldwide, and the results of a survey by GWI of more than 715,000 consumers, show that advertiser spend on TV and social media is highly inflated in relation to daily consumption. These findings are by WARC, the international marketing intelligence service, as part of its new […]

October 21, 2021

Study: Audio investment gap for marketers

WARC, the global authority on marketing intelligence, has unveiled the results of a study conducted in collaboration with iHeartMedia, the US audio media company, on media consumption and audio investment in the US. The report highlights a divergence between consumption and investment. While 31 per cent of the average consumer’s media consumption is now audio, […]

September 22, 2021

APAC: Mobile marketing proves resilient in pandemic

After a year when marketing budgets have been significantly impacted by the global pandemic, mobile has proved to be one of the most resilient media. Marketers in APAC, are incorporating a mobile-first approach driven by increased opportunities to reach consumers by social and m-commerce, driving up digital advertising budgets in the region to $120 billion […]

September 16, 2021

Forecast: UK adspend to grow 18.2% in 2021

The UK is set to post the strongest advertising expenditure growth of any major European market at 18.2 per cent in 2021 to reach a total of £27.7 billion, according to an Advertising Association/WARC Expenditure Report. Based on advertising revenue data from across the entire media landscape, the report is a significant upward revision from […]

July 29, 2021

Report: Global ad market rebounds

Global advertising spend is on course for 12.6 per cent growth this year to reach $665 billion (€561.3bn), an upgrade from 6.7 per cent initially projected, as the global ad market rebounds strongly from the Covid-19 downturn of last year, finds WARC, the international intelligence service. Further growth, of

July 13, 2021

Data: Linear TV ad impressions falling in major markets

Linear TV audience activity has declined in the first three months of 2021 and advertising impressions have been eroded in the UK, the US, Australia and German according to data from smart TV devices from viewership data company Samba TV. The US and Australia saw the steepest decline among the four countries analysed, with minutes […]

June 21, 2021

Report: Pandemic boosts mobile marketing budgets

The accelerative impact of Covid-19 on digital transformation has led to improvements in mobile marketing capabilities for advertisers. Growth in m-commerce and use of social media have provided brands with new opportunities to reach consumers, driving up mobile marketing budgets set to be worth $230 billion globally in 2021 per WARC Data. However, privacy concerns […]

June 16, 2021