APPA Market Access Program
APPA Retail Market Tour & Market Access Seminars
Delivering What You Need to Know About the US Pet Market!
Visit 4 local retail outlets to see American merchandising strategy in practice. The itinerary contains stops at a variety of pet product retailers including Pet Supermarket, The Purple Pooch Boutique, Publix Supermarket, and Petco.
New this year, APPA is introducing a networking breakfast and moderator to answer questions and act as your personal guide through each store.Looking for even more information on emerging trends in the pet industry? Join us after the Retail Market Tour at one ouf Market Access Seminars. Each hour-long seminar is designed to impart the most up to date information and will feature the debut of the 2017-2018 National Pet Owners Survey.The tour will include:
- continental breakfast and market briefing
- an on-board moderator
- bus transportation
- water and snacks
- a printed copy of key topics discussed on the tourAbout the moderator:Dave Bolen is a retail advisor servicing a number of emerging growth businesses in the pet industry. Before dedicating his time to consulting, Dave served over 30 years in retail management with more than a decade spent in executive roles at two of the largest pet specialty stores in the U.S., Petco and Pet Supplies Plus. Along with his extensive experience, Dave brings with him a wealth of knowledge about market trends, in-store merchandising strategies, and tips to succeed in the U.S. marketplace.Retail Market TourTuesday March 21, 7:45am-12:30pm with continental breakfastPrice: $55 per personRoom # TBAClick here to registerMarket Access Seminar: Trends in Online Pet Product ShoppingWednesday March 22, 1:00pm-2:00pmPresented by: David Sprinkle, Packaged FactsPrice: Free admissionRoom# TBAMarket Access Seminar: 2017-2018 APPA National Pet Owners Survey DebutThursday March 23, 11:00am-12:00pmPresented by: Julie Springer, APPA Research AnalystPrice: Free AdmissionRoom#Market Access Seminar: Key Trends and Developments in Global Pet CareFriday March 23, 2:00pm-3:00pmPresented by: Stefan Anbro, Euromonitor InternationalPrice: Free AdmissionRoom# TBA