The First international Advertising Agency

The Australian advertising agency of Gordon and Gotch, founded in Melbourne, Australia, in 1855. Twelve years later, became the first international advertising agency, by opening offices in England, South Africa, and New Zealand in 1867.

      1855, 1867
      Melbourne, Australia

Additional Information:

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