Business: Business Notes, May 17, 1926

Advertising. Nine years and a 500% increase in newspaper advertising—Director William A. Thompson of the Bureau of Advertising of the American Newspaper Publishers' Association was telling the Federal Trade Commission last week. In 1925, $720,000,000 was spent on newspaper advertising—$500,000,000 by local merchants, $220,000,000 by national sellers. Advertising agencies placed considerable of the business; in fact it "would be suicidal to advertisers" to do away with the present agency system, according to Manager Lincoln B. Palmer of the association.

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