Unlike in the pre-Corona years, however, there was no marked decline in advertising pressure in June. At industry level, the biggest increases were seen in tobacco products, energy, telecommunications and events.
The 1st advertising half-year 2022 closes with a pleasing 3,149.8 million gross Swiss francs. The Swiss advertising market is thus 41.3 percent above the previous year's figure, 37.6 percent above the figure for 2020 and even 8.6 percent above the figure for 2019.
Advertising pressure in the overall market
The development of advertising print as of June 2022 in millions of gross Swiss francs
Retail trade with a clear lead
16 sectors were able to increase their advertising pressure in June. Tobacco (+163.6%), energy (123.0%) and telecommunications (108.7%) in particular are busy beating the advertising drum and increasing their advertising pressure in the triple digits. Events (+88.3%) also continue to be on an upward trend.
The top 3 industries are Retail (+24.3%), Leisure, Hospitality, Tourism (+33.8%) and Construction, Industrial, Furnishings (+63.1%), all of which saw their advertising print increase by double digits in June.
These sectors also occupy the podiums YTD. Here, retail trade in particular continues to be strong and is well ahead of construction, industry, furnishings and leisure, catering and tourism.
Cleaning on a downward trend
Five sectors recorded less advertising pressure compared to the same month last year. The biggest reduction can be observed in the food sector (-35.2%). Negative drivers for the development in absolute terms are above all the product segments chocolate bars, cheese (hard + cut), chocolates, cheese (fresh) and cookies (sweet/biscuits).
As in previous months, the Cleaning sector (-30.8%) also recorded a significant decline. It is also noticeably behind YTD (-37.6%) and thus at the lower end of the industry ranking. June's advertising losers also include initiatives & campaigns (-26.7%), cosmetics & personal care (-26.3%) and transportation (-7.4%). YTD, only the vehicle industry (-4.8%) is otherwise slightly behind the 2021 figure.
Top Advertisers & Products
The top advertisers and most advertised products as well as services (excluding assortment, image advertising and collective categories) in June.
media mix for the month of June