Bradley Johnson

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Brad Johnson is Ad Age's director of data analytics and runs Ad Age Datacenter with colleague Kevin Brown. Johnson focuses on data and financial topics related to marketing, advertising and media. Johnson has held Ad Age posts in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York including editor at large, deputy editor, interactive editor, bureau chief and reporter.
Ad spending broke a record (before COVID-19 and recession intruded)

Ad spending broke a record (before COVID-19 and recession intruded)

How Amazon ad spending went from $30,000 to $11 billion

How Amazon ad spending went from $30,000 to $11 billion

How to turn a dollar stock into a $4 stock: Stagwell's staggering deal for MDC

How to turn a dollar stock into a $4 stock: Stagwell's staggering deal for MDC

Stagwell Group proposes merger with MDC Partners

Stagwell Group proposes merger with MDC Partners

Ad industry staffing appears to stabilize

Ad industry staffing appears to stabilize

2019 was the weakest year for agency growth since the Great Recession. But the bad news is 2020

2019 was the weakest year for agency growth since the Great Recession. But the bad news is 2020

Ad business cut 36,400 jobs in April

Ad business cut 36,400 jobs in April

How FANG is sinking its teeth into advertising spending

How FANG is sinking its teeth into advertising spending

The 10 most-advertised brands today vs. a decade ago

The 10 most-advertised brands today vs. a decade ago

Internet media's share of U.S. ad spending has more than tripled over the past decade

Internet media's share of U.S. ad spending has more than tripled over the past decade

Agencies this decade scored heady growth in headcount

Agencies this decade scored heady growth in headcount

In a new milestone, the internet will account for half of ad spending in 2020

In a new milestone, the internet will account for half of ad spending in 2020

How internet marketers, from Amazon to Uber, are driving growth in global ad spending

How internet marketers, from Amazon to Uber, are driving growth in global ad spending

Ad spend is increasing at a faster rate than previously forecast

Ad spend is increasing at a faster rate than previously forecast