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!
2016 had 4 major trends in Pet Spending!
Money Matters Most!
A youth movement – Veterinary spending by the <45 age group was Up $1.5B
A big lift from the 35>44 and over 65 age groups!
Food spending was down $3B, but some good news from the Millennials!
Value shopping for Food drives spending down!
There are many factors that affect Total Pet Spending but Money Matters Most!