E-commerce continues its spectacular growth!
The decline in Pet Food Spending negates increases in all other Segments
Veterinary spending gets back on track!
Services Spending continues its steady growth!
Supplies Spending starts a comeback!
Spending falls as consumers shop for deals!
Internet/Mail Order leads the growth…again! Up $57.2 Billion
Amazon and Wal-Mart are the big drivers of the increase!
Prices in all segments are becoming more stable!
1079 Exhibitors….22 hours of show….You definitely need a plan!
You will see 1079 exhibitors – 481 who weren’t at GPE!
Boomers are still driving the business!
The $0.96B increase was the largest since they began keeping records in 1984.
The spending drop goes on “hold” as sales turn flat in the 1st half of 2016.
Pet Food Spending in the first half of 2016 “rolls back” from the same period in 2015.