Ad Age Marketer Trees 2021 shows ad spending, brands, profiles, executives and agency rosters for the 100 biggest U.S. advertisers. Ad Age Datacenter subscribers can click "+" signs to see expanded data. The first record can be viewed for free.
2020 total U.S. ad spending and rank. Click plus signs to explore database. Click each division name to see brands, agencies and people.
|TOTAL U.S. AD SPENDING|
|U.S.||Year ended 12/31/2020||Year ended 12/31/2019||% chg|
|Total U.S. advertising spending (U.S. dollars in millions)||$953||$671||42.0|
|Source: Ad Age Datacenter. See About LNA.|
|U.S. MEASURED-MEDIA SPENDING BY MEDIUM IN 2020|
|U.S. measured-media spending by medium ($ in thousands)||2020||2019||% chg|
|Cable TV networks||99,821||75,776||31.7|
|Spanish-language network TV||2,002||95||NA|
|National spot radio||700||85||724.5|
|Internet (desktop display only)||20,192||21,969||-8.1|
|Paid desktop search||24,089||15,767||52.8|
|Media spending by brand||2020||2019||% chg|
|Measured media from Kantar. Measured media reflects like-for-like spending in TV, radio, print, outdoor and digital. See About LNA.|
|WORLDWIDE AD SPENDING AS PERCENT OF SALES|
|Year||Ad costs ($ in millions)||Worldwide ad spending as percent of sales|
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Worldwide "advertising expenses" as percent of "revenue."
|SALES AND EARNINGS ($ in millions from public documents)|
|Facebook (Nasdaq: FB)|
|Worldwide||Year ended 12/31/2020||Year ended 12/31/2019||% chg|
|GEOGRAPHIC SALES (year ended 12/31/2020)|
|Region ($ in millions)||Year ended 12/31/2020||Year ended 12/31/2019||% chg|
|US & Canada||38,433||32,206||19.3|
|Rest of World||7,335||6,259||17.2|
|DIVISION SALES (year ended 12/31/2020)|
|Division or segment sales ($ in millions)||Year ended 12/31/2020||Year ended 12/31/2019||% chg|
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Ad Age Datacenter produced Ad Age Marketer Trees 2021 in July 2021 as a database with ad spending, brands, profiles, executives and agency rosters for the nation's 100 biggest advertisers. The database is part of the Ad Age Leading National Advertisers 2021 report.
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