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New to the industry? Adbrands.net provides full oversight of the global industry and
how the agency business is structured. In recent years, most advertising agencies have tended to move towards a common structure.

Whereas in the past, each individual ad agency offered a variety of different marketing services under a single roof, the rapid expansion of the media industry (for example the proliferation of cable and digital channels), as well as the refusal of clients to pay for services they didn't require, encouraged most large advertising agencies to spin out their more specialised in-house departments as separate agencies in their own right.

At the same time, while the number of individual agencies has as a result increased, ownership of those agencies has concentrated dramatically. Massive consolidation within the industry has led to a huge number of mergers and acquisitions, and the creation at the top end of the market of a small group of major holding companies, each of whom owns or controls a large number of separate agencies. There are still independent owner-operated agencies out there, but in far fewer numbers than ever before, and most are small by comparison with the group-owned brands. Continue reading Structure of the Advertising Industry here.

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to 12th Jul 2018


MillerCoors seeks new marketing chief to turn around Coors Light

New managers at Campbell Soup, Colgate-Palmolive and Dunkin' Donuts

Coty restructures its consumer beauty marketing department

Tesco's UK&I CEO Charles Wilson takes leave of absence to battle illness

Chipmaker Broadcom moves into software with deal to acquire CA Technologies

German department stores Karstadt and Galeria Kaufhof close to merger

JM Smucker quits baking products sector with sale of Pillsbury and other licenses


Sir Martin Sorrell shrugs off WPP threats and seals deal for MediaMonks

Ogilvy's creative chief Tham Khai Meng dismissed for inappropriate behaviour

Laundry Service resigns Papa John's over founder John Schnatter's use of n-word


Three-way battle between Fox, Comcast and Disney rages on as Sky bidding heats up

by projected media expenditure 2018

USA ($189.1bn)
China ($88.2bn)
Japan ($43.8bn)
UK ($26.1bn)
Brazil ($20.7bn)
Germany ($20.4bn)
France ($13.0bn)
Australia ($12.5bn)
Canada ($10.7bn)
India ($10.6bn)
South Korea ($9.8bn)
Italy ($9.2bn)
Russia ($7.7bn)
Argentina ($7.1bn)
Spain ($6.4bn)
Philippines ($6.0bn)
Austria ($5.1bn)
Netherlands ($4.7bn)
Mexico ($4.2bn)
Sweden ($4.1bn)
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