(PRWEB) February 11, 2013
UK businesses reported spending £14.2 billion on direct marketing in 2011, their expenditure increased by 7% in 2012 to nearly £15.2 billion. London based, EA Worldwide Acquisitions credit the ability to measure results and guarantee return on investment as one of the key drivers in the industries growth year on year. The DMA’s report reveals that UK companies on average attribute 23% of their total sales to direct marketing, with this rising to 32% for the travel and leisure sector, 30% for the retail and wholesale sectors and 28% for the financial services sector.
Commenting on the findings Chris Combemale, executive director of the DMA, said ‘While the UK remains mired in a protracted recession, the creative industries are among the few that are performing strongly, with direct marketing in particular making an outstanding contribution to the UK economy’.
The study also reports a projected increase in the number of people working within the direct marketing industry. In the UK, 23% of telecoms and utilities, 15% of business and professional services and 12% of financial services companies are expect to add extra DM personnel over the next 12 months.
EA Worldwide Acquisitions are an outsourced direct marketing agency who works with business in the Entertainment, Telecom, Energy and Charity sectors. The firm report demand for their services has grown steadily since their incorporation in the UK in 2007. ‘Direct Marketing is definitely in high demand. Many companies understand it is an essential part of a marketing strategy and will use an outsourced service such as ours to complement their digital marketing. Their online marketing mix is often used to raise product awareness and Direct Marketing is used to close sales’ says Josh Cote, EA Worldwide Acquisitions Managing Director.
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EA Worldwide Acquisitions expect to see demand for Direct Marketing to continue rising throughout 2013. Early meetings with clientele reveal many are looking to increase their budgets on average by 8% by the 2nd quarter of this year.
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