advertising spending

“All 50,000 workers at the Yue Yen Nike Factory in China would have to work for 19 years to earn what Nike spends on advertising in one year.”  No Logo, Naomi Klein  (p352)

“According to the 1998 United Nations Human Development Report, the growth in global ad spending ‘now outpaces the growth of the world economy by one-third.'” No Logo, Naomi Klein (p8-9)

In 1998, the overall ad expenditures n the U.S. were $200 billion.  Which was (and still is) more than the GDP of most countries.


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