100 Leading National Advertisers: 2009 edition index

Facts and figures on U.S. ad spending

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Explore the database of the 100 Leading National Advertisers
Featuring U.S. ad spending, division sales, personnel, brands and agencies.

100 Leading National Advertisers
A ranking of the top 100 U.S. advertisers in 2008

Spending Fell (only) 2.7% in '08. Real Problem: 2009
Walmart Stores Spending up 16%; Retail Surpasses Auto as Top Ad Category, by Bradley Johnson

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U.S. Ad Spend Trends: 2008
% change in ad spend, 2001-2008: 100 LNA
% change in ad spend, 2001-2011 (forecast): ZenithOptimedia
How 2008 U.S. ad spending was split by medium
How 2008 U.S. ad spending was split by category

Verizon Tops AT&T as Most-Advertised Brand
Walmart vaults into No. 5 Spot with 66% increase in measured media spending, by Maureen Morrison

Top 200 Megabrands
By U.S. measured media spending in 2008

Total U.S. Advertising Spending by Medium
Measured media spending from TNS Media Intelligence
Media plus marketing services from ZenithOptimedia

Total U.S. Measured Advertising Spending by Category
Media spending totals from TNS by category for 2008

Top 10 Advertisers in 10 Media
Top spenders in magazine, newspaper, outdoor, radio, broadcast TV, cable and internet based in measured media

U.S. Advertising as Percent of Sales
For the 100 LNA by category

U.S. Market Share Leaders
Marketers in key ad categories for 2008: Automotive, retail, restaurants, wireless, beverages, beer, prescription drugs, personal care and credit cards

Industry Contact Lists: Marketers
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Report Methodology
How Ad Age compiled this report

Leading National Advertisers Archive
1997 to present

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