Advertising's winners and losers of 2020

Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for December 8. I’m Lauren Johnson, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Send me feedback or tips at [email protected].

Today’s news: Bright spots for ad agencies amid the pandemic, Kevel raises $US11 million, and the most powerful entertainment brands.

Toby Melville/Reuters

2020 was terrible for the ad industry, with nearly 50,000 agency jobs lost — here are 4 bright spots in an otherwise catastrophic year

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Kevel CEO James Avery and VP of marketing Chris ShuptrineKevel

A digital ad firm just raised $US11 million to help brands like United Airlines and Ticketmaster build their own ad businesses

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A research firm ranked the 20 most powerful entertainment brands right now based on 350,000 surveys over 2 years

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