Media Relations More evidence touts growth of PR industry Yet another report—this one published in Forbes—shows that the public relations and marketing sectors continue to defy gloomy economic trends. By Kevin Allen@kevin_j_allenDec. 2, 2011 SHARE Ragan Insider Premium Content But for PR and ad agencies, these are among the best of times, new data suggests. Sageworks Inc. analyzed the financial statements of private companies in the advertising business, and found another year of double-digit sales growth. From Forbes: To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.