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Pets Go Global

Pet parenting is a growing trend all across the globe, and where you find a growing and widespread love for pets, you will find pet retail.

Turning Internet Competition into an Opportunity

In order to thrive and grow, pet stores will have to compete using a set of competencies their Web-based counterparts cannot replicate.

Retailer Excellence at Global Pet Expo

Ten of the pet industry's best and brightest retailers will be honored at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., during Global Pet Expo.

Fat Cats & Portly Pooches

Pets are losing the battle of the bulge, despite people’s best efforts, so far.

New Jersey Pet Stores Bitten by Overzealous Regulators?

This is already turning out to be anything but a happy new year for a bunch of New Jersey pet stores that made the news for allegedly violating a new state consumer protection law.

Revisiting Retailer Excellence

A look back at some of the stand-out pet specialty retailers that were honored at last year's Global Pet Expo.

That Dog Is So 2012

It is a peculiarity of the pet trade that its chief assets, dogs and cats, can go in and out of style.

The Price and Perks of a Furry Bedmate

Could having your pet curled up nearby at night help you get a better night’s sleep?

4 Tips for the Holiday Home Stretch

Is your store ready for the final days of the Christmas selling season?

Millennials and Cats: A Love Story

Nestlé Purina uncovers the depths of Millennials' bond with felines.

A Must-Attend Event

The Pet Industry Leadership Conference is sure to be one of the highlights of the pet industry schedule next year.

What’s In a Name?

From drinks to movie characters to plain old people names, the list of this year's trendiest pet monikers has everything.

Love Connection

What science says about our love for pets.

The Meteoric Rise of Grain-Free Foods

The growth in sales of grain-free food and treats is one of the most important trends in the pet care category.

The November Quiz

Test yourself with trivia from this month's magazine.

The Aquatic Experience Makes a Splash

The third-annual edition of Aquatic Experience - Chicago was bigger and better than ever, and could be a sign of a positive trend in the aquarium category.

Honoring a Furry Veteran

The American Humane Association recognizes a canine veteran and other furry heroes.

Pet Retail Steps Into the Spotlight on The Profit

One pet specialty retailer got some national exposure last week as the season-opening subject of the CNBC reality show The Profit.

Pet Photog’s Book Reveals Top Dog Photo Tips

Photographer publishes his extensive collection of dog images, along with 10 commandments for dog photography.

Slow Down Shoppers, Increase Sales

Pet retailers can get customers to spend more money by devising strategies to keep them in the store longer.
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Independent Evolution

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