DTC Brands Display Major Q3 Growth on TV

Inside the Report

New direct-to-consumer (DTC) brands are popping up every day, and many are flocking to TV to fuel that growth. Even with ad buying uncertainty created by the pandemic, DTC ads were going strong in the third quarter of 2020.

Through three quarters of 2020, estimated TV ad spend for DTC brands was running nearly even with the same timeframe from last year, but impressions also jumped 17.8%. The third quarter of 2020 was a resurgence for DTC as well as those brands flocked back to TV as tentpoles also returned. DTC impressions were up 6.3% compared to Q2, while estimated spend climbed by 15.8%.

iSpot’s latest report highlights DTC’s growth in Q3, the top brands and networks, plus insights around the shows, genres and dayparts that DTC utilized most to get in front of audiences. The report also showcases which DTC brands advertised on TV for the first time. And there’s more details on established DTC players like Chewy, Carvana, GoodRx, HomeAdvisor and more as they continued using TV to find new customers.

For DTC brands looking to dip their toes in the water on TV for the first time, this report provides a guide for how to use data to confidently make the right decisions around ad buying in an ever-shifting environment.

Download the report, and contact iSpot today to learn more about how to generate similar insights for your brand.

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