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Nielsen releases APAC’s 20 biggest advertisers and industry spenders ​​for the first half of 2022

2 minute read | August 2022

Nielsen Ad Intel delivers insights to optimise your advertising strategy

Singapore 17 August 2022 – Nielsen releases insights on the biggest 20 advertisers and industry spenders during the first half of 2022 across key media in 10 markets in Asia Pacific leveraging its Nielsen Ad Intel solution. 

Arnaud Frade, Head of Commercial Growth for Nielsen Asia-Pacific said: “In today’s complex and crowded media landscape, audiences have access to more content across more platforms than ever before. To stay ahead, businesses need reliable advertising intelligence to develop efficient media strategies and differentiate themselves from their competitors. 

“According to Nielsen’s ROI Report, media spend needs to be between 1% and 9% of revenue to stay competitive. It is crucial for marketers to continue to turn to Nielsen Ad Intel for quality intelligence, to differentiate themselves from the competition and to carve out the best path forward for their brand or media property.“ Frade added. 

The insights released today provide a glimpse into the Nielsen Ad Intel solution available to help boost marketers’ ad strategies. In this release, Nielsen highlights the biggest 20 advertisers and industry spenders in ten Asia Pacific markets: Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand. 

Nielsen Ad Intel reveals that while spending varies according to each market, the biggest advertisers are within consumer goods, retail, communications and food across the reported markets during the first half of 2022. In industry rankings, governments across the region boosted ad spending during the first half of 2022. 

Download the data here to broaden your competitive intelligence. 

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