Top US advertisers: GM, Procter and Gamble, Time Warner, Ford, SBC

TNS Media Intelligence published a list of top advertisers across all media in the United States in the first half of 2005.

Top advertising buyers in the
United States

Company 1st half 2005 1st half 2004 Change
GM $1,514.70 $1,263.10 19.90%
P&G $1,265.30 $1,327.20 -4.70%
Time Warner $958.10 $896.50 6.90%
Ford $812.10 $714.00 13.70%
SBC $793.60 $856.40 -7.30%
Johnson & Johnson $784.90 $642.60 22.10%
Verizon $755.60 $704.40 7.30%
Daimler Chrysler $743.90 $848.60 -12.30%
Altria $704.10 $560.90 25.50%
Walt Disney $701.00 $745.20 -5.90%
Total $9,033.30 $8,558.90 5.50%
Source:
TNS Media Intelligence