GroupM India's 2024 TYNY Report unveils surprising trends and insights

GroupM India's 2024 TYNY Report unveils surprising trends and insights

Ad Revenue estimmated to grow at 10.2 per cent.

GroupM India's 2024

Mumbai: GroupM India has released its annual This Year Next Year (TYNY) report on 13 February 2024. The overall ad revenue is expected to reach Rs 1,55,386 crore in 2024, with an incremental Rs 14,423 crores compared to 2023.

GroupM South Asia CEO Prasanth Kumar said, “Despite facing macroeconomic challenges, we remain optimistic about the industry. At 10.2% India will be the fastest growing top market. 2024 will also see an upside from the spends leading to the General Elections. Digital particularly retail media and digital extensions of TV are expected to drive the growth. SME continues to fuel the growth. Linear TV is at a point of inflection and needs to be enabled with rapid deployment of technology to stay relevant.”

GroupM – India president - Investments, Trading, and Partnerships Ashwin Padmanabhan said, “The advertising landscape is evolving with the fragmentation of search, rapid rise of influencer marketing and retail media. Reflecting this, at INR 88,502 crores of the overall INR 1,55,386 crore, digital will contribute to 57% of all ad revenue. Within digital ad revenue, search contributes 22%, retail media 18% and the rest 60%. Sectors like Auto, Realty and Offline Retail are expected to power the overall advertising growth.”

GroupM India business Intelligence head Parveen Sheik said, “Global advertising presents a steady picture: a projected 5.3% global growth in ad revenue for 2024, reaching $936 billion, with digital leading the charge at a commanding 79% share of all ad revenue. India continues to be ranked 8th globally and its ad revenue growth among its peers is a testament to its potential and resilience. Adaptability is key to navigating an evolving advertising landscape amidst inflation and geopolitical tensions.”

The GroupM TYNY report also unveiled several evolving trends for 2024.

Key trends include:

1   Increasing influence of gen-alpha will drive distinctive marketing strategies

2   Attention Planning – customising insights for actionability

3   21% of television homes to be addressable in 2024

4   Sports to focus on immersive experience journeys

5   Brand marketing becomes more accountable on performance, breaking silos

6   Step-up on search

7   Ecommerce drives deeper into organisations

8   India’s general & modern trade getting digitized leading to rise of omni channel commerce

9   Rapid developments in AI will transform media, messaging, and measurement

10   AI & technology dominate the content landscape & creator economy

11   Importance of niche consumer segments will power the growth of micromarketing

12   With consent becoming critical, zero party data will empower various areas of marketing