Ad market booming

The AC Nielsen survey firm reports that expenditures on advertising increased by 35 per cent last year over 2000 to Sk11.5 billion ($235 million), a reflection of increasing real wages and economic growth in Slovakia.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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News digest: Pilot testing deemed successful

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PM Igor Matovič presents the results of the pilot nationwide testing on October 26.

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