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U.S. Ad Spend Increased 2% in 2012 On Strong 3Q

Hampered by an historic hurricane and the looming fiscal cliff but buoyed by a presidential election and the summer Olympics, advertisers managed a 2 percent jump on ad spend in 2012 over 2011, according to Nielsen. On a year-over-year basis, advertising expenditures increased 1 percent in the...

10 Things to Know About Today’s Female Consumer

Think you know a thing or two about women? They’re dynamic consumers and worth paying attention to. Here are a few reasons why. ESPN’s “NFL Regular Season” was the top cable TV program among American women age 21-24 in November 2012. Eighty-nine percent of women in developing countries have...