Poll Archives

Does your store have a price-match policy?

  1. yes (50.0%)
  2. no (50.0%)

What product trend do you expect to have the biggest impact on the pet industry over the next 12 months?

  1. Grain-Free Nutrition (80.6%)
  2. Senior Pet Products (2.8%)
  3. Natural/Eco-friendly Products (5.6%)
  4. Technology in Pet Products (0.0%)
  5. Healthcare Products (8.3%)
  6. Fashion in Pet Products (2.8%)

Do you participate in the Pets in the Classroom program?

  1. Yes, we do (66.7%)
  2. No, we are not aware of this program (33.3%)
  3. No, we know about the program, but it's not a good fit for our store(s) (0.0%)

What is your outlook for the next 12 months?

  1. Very optimistic - I think the we're set for an economic rebound (73.3%)
  2. Guardedly optimistic - I don't know if a rebound is coming, but we'll muddle through either way (19.2%)
  3. Negative, more hard times are ahead (7.5%)

Is biodiversity important to the health of the pet industry?

  1. Yes, the inclusion of birds, small animals, fish & herptiles are essential (83.3%)
  2. No, dogs and cats are enough to support the industry (16.7%)