Going viral: Agencies will incorporate digital media to expand consumer reach

The Advertising Agencies industry in Canada creates and disseminates advertising campaigns through channels such as radio, print and digital platforms. Over the five years to 2019, the industry benefited from the proliferation of digital media that incited many businesses to invest in advertisements to reach their target audiences online. However, as more individuals accessed media with an increasingly wide variety of devices, audiences became much more fragmented. A changing media landscape has been a boon for industry operators. Many businesses have implemented advertisements across a wide range of mediums, including mobile devices and tablets, which has stimulated niche players that specialize in digital, social and mobile media...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • As consumer spending improved, businesses invested in advertising to develop strong brand awareness
  • Social media has given rise to viral marketing
  • Consumers will continue to be increasingly fragmented
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Advertising Agencies industry in Canada has a low level of capital intensity. For every dollar allocated toward wages, the industry is expected to spend $0.02 in capital expenditures in 2019, a proportion which has remained relatively stable during the current period. Overall, the industry is human-labour intensive, with wages being the largest cost for the industry. As a service-oriented industry, advertising agencies require a workforce that provides specialized services while maintaining a high degree of personal contact with clients. Furthermore, hiring a creative workforce is crucial for success because many advertising agencies derive a large proportion of their revenue from their creative services rather than strictly promotion. Whi...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Advertising Agencies Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Advertising Agencies Industry are

  • Having an effective performance monitoring system
  • Having a relationship with upstream and downstream industries
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Total advertising expenditure and Corporate profit in the Advertising Agencies industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Advertising Agencies Industry?

    Advertising agencies create advertising campaigns and place such advertising in periodicals and newspapers, on radio and TV or other media. Through in-house capabilities or subcontracting, advertising agencies provide a full range of services, including advice, creative services, account management, media planning and buying and production of advertising material.

    Industry Products
  • Internet advertisements
  • Mobile advertisements
  • TV advertisements
  • Radio advertisements
  • Newspaper advertisements
  • Magazine advertisements
  • Out-of-home advertisements
  • Industry Activities
  • Creating advertising campaigns
  • Sales promotion campaign services
  • Advertising consulting services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Total advertising expenditure
  • Corporate profit
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Number of businesses

  • Current Performance
  • Going digital
  • Fragmented consumer base
  • Industry landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Going digital
  • Industry landscape
  • Table: Advertising Agencies Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Advertising Agencies Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Oil Drilling & Gas Extraction in Canada
  • Breweries in Canada
  • New Car Dealers in Canada
  • Finance and Insurance In Canada
  • Accommodation and Food Services In Canada

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Graphic Designers in Canada
  • Magazine & Periodical Publishing in Canada
  • Market Research in Canada
  • Movie, TV & Video Production in Canada
  • Newspaper Publishing in Canada
  • Radio Broadcasting in Canada
  • TV Broadcasting in Canada

  • Products & Services
  • Mobile advertisements
  • TV advertisements
  • Internet advertisements
  • Newspaper advertisements
  • Radio advertisements
  • Other
  • Out-of-home advertisements
  • Magazine advertisements
  • Chart: Advertising Agencies Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Total media expenditure
  • Consumer confidence and spending
  • Media consumption habits

  • Major Markets
  • Automotive sector
  • Financial services
  • Telecommunications
  • Government and nonprofit
  • Retail
  • Food and beverage
  • Other
  • Healthcare
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Advertising Agencies Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Advertising Agencies

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Advertising Agencies Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Omnicom Group Inc., WPP PLC, Publicis Groupe SA,
  • Table: Omnicom Group Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: WPP PLC - financial performance
  • Table: Publicis Groupe SA - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Advertising Agencies Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Advertising Agencies Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • Total advertising expenditure (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    New Media
  • Digital media formats, including online, mobile and digital devices.
  • Traditional Media
  • Media formats such as TV, radio, newspapers and magazines.
  • Viral Marketing
  • A marketing technique that uses social networks and other technologies to increase brand awareness or achieve other objectives.
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