Awards in a variety of pet categories were presented during a ceremony on the show floor.
At the first-ever Pet Connections Expo, pet retail buyers got a chance to network with key vendors, take advantage of show specials and learn from a variety of industry experts.
What you need to know about America’s first statewide pet sales ban.
In the face of historic rainfall and flooding, numerous rescues and shelters in Texas are doing all they can to help pets displaced by Hurricane Harvey.
According to guest blogger John Cullen, pet product manufacturers cannot win consumer—and retailer—loyalty without a good branding strategy.
More than 10,000 pet industry professionals gathered in Las Vegas to attend this year's edition of SuperZoo, featuring almost 1,100 exhibitors on an expansive and bustling show floor.
As the industry gears up for SuperZoo 2017, Doug Poindexter, president of the World Pet Association, discusses the show’s evolution and phenomenal growth while offering practical advice on how retailers can make the most of their experience in Las Vegas.
Pet specialty retailers of all shapes and sizes are learning that developing a private-label program can be a great way to set their stores apart in an increasingly competitive marketplace.
The selection of dog and cat food options on the market continues to evolve as consumers become increasingly educated about proper pet nutrition.
Pet parents’ concern about nutritional value and ingredient quality isn’t just about choosing the right food anymore—treats are now facing similar scrutiny.
The supplements category is enjoying increased attention and sales activity as dog and cat owners are starting to better understand the benefits these products can bring to their pets.
Health care isn’t just for humans. As the number of pets increases, so do the opportunities for retailers to help them live longer and healthier lives.
While it is well positioned for explosive growth, the raw pet food category will require manufacturers and retailers to be diligent about safety to realize its full potential.
What can pet stores do when a brand they have invested time and effort into suddenly jumps into a new retail channel or—maybe even worse—aligns itself with an online outlet that offers retail pricing below what most brick-and-mortar establishments pay at wholesale?
While raw pet food sales continue to increase, consumer perceptions remain a hurdle that every pet specialty retailer must overcome to be successful in a category full of possibilities.
Could the recently announced deal with PetSmart actually defang the online pet food outlet?
Don’t fall behind on the array of products available to keep dog walks efficient, clean, safe and enjoyable.
Todd Shelton, CEO of Phillips Pet Food & Supplies, discusses how the company’s recent acquisition of PetFlow will result in a powerful e-commerce solution for local pet stores.
Stores can benefit from research about Millennial pet owners, but you’ll need more than data to better understand their shopping habits.
As consumers plan their summer getaways, they’re increasingly including their pets in those plans. Smart retailers are ready to help with the right mix of travel products.