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•  From Advertising Age:

"Amazon swept past Comcast Corp. to become top U.S. spender in the Ad Age Leading National Advertisers report and ranking, released this week—and the omnipotent, omnipresent retailer could displace Procter & Gamble Co. as top global spender when Ad Age ranks the World’s Largest Advertisers later this year.

"Amazon rocketed its worldwide spending on advertising and other promotional costs 34 percent to $11 billion in 2019, giving P&G a run for the money."