In with the new: Agencies benefit from, and adapt to, the state's rapid growth in new media

The Advertising Agencies industry in California has grown over the past five years due to increasing business and consumer spending. In California, growth in the digital media segment of the industry has been faster than the national average as the number of mobile internet connections in the state has skyrocketed. This has given agencies more space to place their clients' digital advertisements as consumers increasingly interact with media on their personal devices. At the same time, the number of cable TV subscriptions has fallen, cutting into traditional media's share of the California Advertising Agencies industry...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$9bn
Annual Growth 12-17
2.3%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
59,138
Businesses
29,197
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • In California, growth in the digital media segment of the industry has been faster than the national average
  • Demand for new media poses a threat to integrated agencies
  • Total advertising expenditure is expected to rise, spurring industry growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Advertising Agencies industry exhibits a low level of capital intensity, because it primarily incurs labor costs. In 2017, for every dollar spent on wages, industry operators are anticipated to spend $0.01 on capital expenditures. The industry is labor intensive because it requires a high level of customization for each client’s advertising needs. Most industry players are also highly service-oriented, and maintain frequent in-person or phone communication with their clients. As a result, while computers and software can assist with the development of campaign advertisements and related materials, they cannot overtake the essential processes of an advertising agency, resulting in the low capital-to-labor ratio. Non...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Advertising Agencies in California Industry

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

  • Having an effective performance monitoring system
  • Having a relationship with upstream and downstream industries
  • Membership in the AAAA
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Total advertising expenditure and Number of Mobile Internet Connections in California in the Advertising Agencies in California industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Advertising Agencies in California Industry?

    Advertising agencies create advertising campaigns for periodicals, newspapers, radio, TV and other media. Through in-house capabilities or subcontracting, ad agencies provide advice, creative services, account management, production of advertising material and media planning and buying (e.g. ad placement.)

    Industry Products
  • Integrated advertising services
  • Creative services
  • Media planning, buying & representation
  • Public relations
  • Industry Activities
  • Creating advertising campaigns
  • Disseminating advertising campaigns through available mediums, such as TV, periodicals and digital
  • 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
  • Number of Mobile Internet Connections in California
  • Number of cable TV subscriptions
  • Per Capita Disposable Income in California

  • Current Performance
  • Rising demand
  • New media spurs growth
  • Changing industry norms
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Emerging trends
  • Viral marketing
  • Table: Advertising Agencies in California Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Breweries
  • Retail Trade
  • New Car Dealers
  • Domestic Airlines
  • Information
  • Wireless Telecommunications Carriers
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Accommodation and Food Services

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Audio Production Studios
  • Graphic Designers
  • Magazine & Periodical Publishing
  • Market Research
  • Movie & Video Production
  • Newspaper Publishing
  • Radio Broadcasting
  • Television Broadcasting

  • Products & Services
  • Integrated advertising services
  • Creative services
  • Media planning, buying & representation
  • Public relations
  • Other
  • Chart: Advertising Agencies in California Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • TMT
  • Retail
  • Travel & entertainment
  • Financial services
  • Automotive sector
  • Other
  • Consumer packaged goods
  • Pharmaceutical & healthcare sector
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Advertising Agencies in California Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation, marketing, rent and utilities
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Advertising Agencies in California

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Advertising Agencies in California Industry

  • Publicis Groupe SAOmnicom Group Inc.Walton IsaacsonWPP PLC
  • Table: Publicis Groupe SA - financial performance
  • Table: Omnicom Group Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Walton Isaacson - financial performance
  • Table: WPP PLC - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Advertising Agencies in California 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 in California Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Per Capita Personal Income in California (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Affiliate Marketing
  • Refers to marketing technique where a business posts links to a retail (affiliate) website, and is paid commission for the web traffic or online sales that are generated through the link.
  • New Media
  • Digital media formats including online, cell phones and other digital devices.
  • Traditional Media
  • Media formats including TV, radio, newspapers and magazines.
  • Viral Marketing
  • Refers to marketing techniques that use social networks and other technologies to increase brand awareness or achieve other objectives.
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