An increase in the amount spent… PLUS an increase in frequency!

2017 U.S. PET SUPPLIES SPENDING: $18.58B…UP ↑$2.74B

The spending lift that started in the second half of 2016 continued and accelerated across virtually all demographics!

2017 U.S. PET FOOD SPENDING $31.11B…UP↑ $4.61B

The Pet Food Upgrade trend is becoming epidemic among Pet Parents.

Price Matters: Petflation Update – Mid-Year 2018

In 2018 prices inflate in all industry segments, with big lifts in Services and Supplies!

U.S. Retail Trade – 2017 $ales Update by Channel – Going for the Gold

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”

U.S. Pet Services Spending (Non-Vet) $6.56B (↓$0.26B): 2017 Mid-Year Update

Competitive pressure builds in this segment!