Poll Archives

This month’s online poll topic: Does a celebrity connection drive more sales for pet brands?

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  1. yes (33.3%)
  2. in some cases (50.0%)
  3. no (16.7%)

What is your outlook for the second half of 2015?

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  1. positive (50.0%)
  2. guardedly optimistic (38.9%)
  3. negative (11.1%)

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

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  1. Grocery Stores (33.3%)
  2. Mass Retailers (52.4%)
  3. Off-Price Discounters (9.5%)
  4. Club Stores (4.8%)
  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%)