Remember when it was easy to build and sustain a successful pet retail operation? Yeah, neither do I.
With all the talk about Millennials over the past several years, it may seem impossible that pet industry prognosticators could have underestimated the impact that these consumers have had—and will continue to have—on our marketplace.
Pet Business returned from the 25th anniversary of Petfood Forum with a wealth of knowledge around pet food trends, pet food marketing and more.
Text-message marketing can be a great way for pet specialty retailers to reach their target customers—if you take the right approach.
Give customers an extra reason to shop in February by offering an assortment of Valentine's Day themed pet products from hair accessories to treats and tags.
Could shoppers’ post-election hangover end up putting a lump of coal in retailers’ stocking this holiday season?
Recent headlines indicate that online competitors are about to become even more dangerous.
Significant changes in the pet specialty retail landscape have made it difficult to distinguish which businesses qualify for this designation.
According to at least one retailer, MAP and MRP policies could pose a danger to the same retailers they are meant to protect.
A bill currently being considered in New York highlights the prominent place that pets have risen to in modern culture.
Pet-related campaigns take over crowdfunding websites.
When used correctly, the popular smartphone app can be a great way for retailers to connect with pet owners.
This year's show saw another jump in size, signaling growing enthusiasm in the aquatics category.
Would you ever feed your cat arenkha caviar? How about organic asparagus? If you’re nodding along, Green Pantry’s British Banquet cat food might be for you or your store.
A specialty retailer’s perspective on legislative impingements on selling big snakes and its impact on the pet trade.
From how dogs process speech to their responses to praise, new research is showing just how much we have in common with our canine companions.
As people continue to develop a more astute understanding of what companion animals require for optimal health and happiness, many pet owners are investing handsomely in services for their dogs.
If the SuperZoo trade show in Las Vegas was any indication, it looks like pet retailers could be in for a very happy holiday season.
Capitalize on the game's massive popularity to draw in more customers and seize sales opportunities.