Programmatic Ad Spend Down 9% Since Beginning of 2020, Driven by Travel and Auto

There's no sign of a turnaround yet, according to MediaRadar

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Education, technology and beauty companies are advertising more during the pandemic. Getty Images

Programmatic ad spend is still slumping due to the economic impact of coronavirus as a result of major pullbacks from the travel and automotive sectors.

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@andrewblustein Andrew Blustein is a programmatic reporter at Adweek.