Counter advertising stands, which have become common in the last few years, are increasingly common.
According to new research from research firm Kantar Media, more than a quarter of U.S. ad buyers spend more than $200,000 per year on the business.
That’s a jump of nearly 30 percent from last year.
More specifically, Kantar’s research indicates that in 2016, 39 percent of U,S.
advertisers spent more than that on counter advertising.
It also found that 57 percent of advertisers spent between $20,000 and $50,000, a jump from 44 percent in 2015.
That puts counter advertising stand at the top of the list.
Here’s a breakdown of the top 10 companies that pay for the business of counter advertising: 1.
A-List company: General Mills.
It spends more than half a billion dollars annually on counter ads.
ATSC: Verizon Communications.
The company spent more on counter advertisements than any other advertiser last year, and it continues to make headlines for its aggressive targeting strategy.
The parent company of A-list retailer TJ Maxx and other big box retailers has been criticized for its anti-consumer policies and its use of data-mining to target customers.
The American Civil Liberties Union has called the practices a violation of customers’ privacy.
The soda giant spends more on anti-counter ads than any of the big box chains, including Target, Walgreens, Kroger and other retailers.
The group says that its efforts to target its loyal customers with the use of adware and other technologies have been in place for some time.
Target spent $12 billion on ads in 2016.
The search giant spent $2.2 billion on counter ad campaigns last year and has continued to be a prominent target of advertisers who complain about Google’s policies.
J.C. Penney: J. C. Penneys.
The retailer spent $1.3 billion on ad campaigns in 2016 and is a major target for consumers.
The department store chain spent more money on counter-advertising than any major retailer in the country last year with more than 80 percent of its spending coming from online ads.
American Eagle Outfitters: American Eagle.
The outdoors retailer spent more to counter-advertise than any big box retailer, including Walgans, and also has been an important target for advertisers who want to target their customers with products they’ve never heard of. 10.
Amazon spent more $6.3 million on counter campaigns last years.