SCARSDALE, N.Y. -- Pet owners are shopping more frequently in pet food superstores and discount department stores for their total pet needs, and less often at supermarkets, according to a survey commissioned by the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association here. The nationwide survey of 6,500 households found that while supermarkets are still the primary destination for pet needs, the trade's grip on the market is loosening. Fewer shoppers, for example, are turning to supermarkets ...

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