PwC releases Entertainment & Media Outlook for 2014-2018

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pwcAs the entertainment & media (E&M) industry continues its digital shift, advertising growth is outpacing consumer spending, according to PwC’s annual Global Entertainment and Media Outlook 2014-2018. Attracting, retaining, and monetizing the digital consumer remains challenging and requires businesses to apply a ‘digital mindset’ to build the right behaviors to move from a digital strategy to a business strategy fit. The Outlook forecasts that global E&M spending is expected to rise from $1.8 trillion in 2013 to $2.3 trillion by 2018, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5%. The U.S. remains the largest E&M market, growing at a 4.8% CAGR and reaching $724 billion by 2018, from $573 billion in 2013.

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