Poll Archives

Which outside retailers pose the biggest competitive threat to pet stores?

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  1. Grocery Stores (35.0%)
  2. Mass Retailers (50.0%)
  3. Off-Price Discounters (10.0%)
  4. Club Stores (5.0%)
  5. Dollar Stores (0.0%)
  6. Drug Stores (0.0%)

What is the most important factor when evaluating natural products for your store?

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  1. ingredients (47.6%)
  2. country of origin (23.8%)
  3. packaging (2.4%)
  4. manufacturer reputation (19.0%)
  5. third-party cerification (4.8%)

What feature of Global Pet Expo are you most looking forward to?

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  1. New Products Showcase (41.2%)
  2. Global Pet Expo Academy Seminars (5.9%)
  3. Meeting/Networking with Suppliers (23.5%)
  4. Visiting Specialized Show Floor Sections (5.9%)
  5. Allan L. Levey Golf Tournament (5.9%)
  6. Retailer Excellence Awards (17.6%)

What is your outlook for 2015?

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  1. positive (61.4%)
  2. guardedly optimistic (29.5%)
  3. negative (9.1%)

What is your outlook for the upcoming holiday season?

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  1. very positive (50.0%)
  2. guardedly optimistic (41.7%)
  3. very negative (8.3%)