The second-annual Pet Connections Expo gave retail buyers an opportunity to see the latest and greatest pet products from more than 100 vendors, as well as take part in a variety of educational sessions designed to drive their businesses to new heights.
Ken Ludwick, manager of Tasman’s Natural Pet, explains how tight control over where and how the company’s raw materials are obtained enable it to reliably produce safe, high-quality rawhide chews.
Pet specialty retailers should make the effort to talk with their elected representatives as early as possible.
The pet industry is ever changing. Preparing your employees to be flexible can make these changes more seamless.
John Davies, president and cofounder of Lintbells, discusses his company’s focus on consistently providing high-quality, safe and efficacious supplements for pets.
Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming Midland does its part to support a growing national franchise.
Barton O’Brien, founder and CEO of BAYDOG, explains how this young company is helping independent pet retailers stand out with a growing lineup of high-quality dog accessories.
As consumers seek safer products for their pets, manufacturers are focusing on creating all-natural grooming solutions.
Sales of interactive dog toys and puzzles are ramping up, invigorated by pet owners wishing to keep their dogs entertained and happy, making this category a profitable one for pet specialty retailers.
Selling frozen and live fish food is essential to maintaining a successful aquatics business.
Though many families seek out turtles as pets, it’s important for retailers to educate them on the specific needs of these herptiles.
Proper marketing and merchandising techniques are crucial to ensure a successful pet business.
Due to the specific dietary needs of cats, finding nutritious products that optimize feline health can be challenging for consumers and retailers.
The company's goal is to help reduce pain and inflammation.
The event is an extension of the company's successful Uplift the Underdog contest.
The company plans to donate to more shelters across the country.
Sustainability is a growing trend that aims to create an eco-friendly future. But what does it actually entail?
Fashion is a dog-eat-dog world. Industry experts weigh in on the latest pup apparel trends and category changes.
This acquisition helps expand Pet Food Experts' distribution reach.
The company teamed up with Good360.