The Pet Food Upgrade trend is becoming epidemic among Pet Parents.
In 2018 prices inflate in all industry segments, with big lifts in Services and Supplies!
No surprise! The Internet/Mail Order channel is driving the growth!
2017 Top 100 U.S. Retailers Sales: $2.2 Trillion, Up 4.4%; 142K Stores with Pet Products……plus the Internet!
Amazon breaks $100B and Pet Products $ are even more concentrated in the “Biggest Retailers”
The Gen Xers stand up!
Competitive pressure builds in this segment!
1185 exhibitors…22 hours of “show time”…you need to make a plan!
1182 exhibitors, 95 more than last year…over 500 who were not at GPE 2018!
A strong finish to 2016 + a great start to 2017 = The best 12 months in years for the Supplies Segment.
After a big drop in 2016, Pet Food spending turns around in the first half of 2017.
Age is a huge factor but Money Matters Most!
Sales in all segments but Pet Food exceeded projections!
All segments contribute to a record low Petflation rate!
A 3 Day Show – With Almost 1200 Exhibitors
GPE 2018 – Health and Wellness Products are fueling growth!