The high-level executives who attended the third-annual Pet Industry's Top2Top Conference in April found the event to be a valuable platform to discuss the various issues facing all segments of the trade.
The 10th-annual Global Pet Expo was the biggest edition of the show so far.
Kevin Wahl, director of Wahl North America Professional Animal Division, discusses how the company is helping retailers and professional pet stylists make the most of key trends in the grooming category.
Yannick Verry, international sales and marketing manager for Pet Fair Asia, discusses the evolution of the Chinese pet care market and the many opportunities offered at Pet Fair Asia.
Pinnacle Pets' recent St. Puppy's Day breeder educational conference is one example of how various organizations are working to ensure the supply of healthy, well-bred companion animals.
Pet sales bans are gaining momentum at the local, county and state level, creating dire implications for the entire industry.
In today's high-tech world, using social media to promote a pet retail business is not only a good idea, it is imperative to the success.
Sales manager Dan Schmitz discusses how Tuffy's Pet Foods, the makers of NutriSource, Pure Vita, Natural Planet and Natural Planet Organics, is building on 50 years of experience to blaze new trails in pet food.
Bill Chilian, vice president of marketing for Barkworthies, discusses how his company's single-ingredient chews fit with the trend toward wholesome, natural pet nutrition.
Six prominent industry executives discuss the key forces that will shape the future of pet retailing.
The positive impact that the human-animal bond can have on our well-being is a powerful message to build customer loyalty and goodwill.
Katherine Elizabeth, president and CEO of Katherine Elizabeth Pet Products, discusses how her company focuses on both form and function in designing pet beds.
The pet specialty retail channel has a rosy future, if it can take advantage of the positive economic trends that are expected over the next few years.
There are four key elements to successfully dealing with legislative issues-timing, education, activism and media.
Resco is tackling pet health and beauty from the inside out with a new natural supplements line, reports Drew Clark, director of sales and marketing.
With the Rock Your Fur grooming line, Fetchâ€¦for pets! continues its commitment to partnering with recognizable brands that are dedicated to the pet specialty channel, says company president, Steven Shweky.
Five pet specialty retailers share the essential attributes that every retail manager should have.
Over the past decade, Global Pet Expo has evolved into the standard in pet industry trade-show excellence.
Kirk Young, executive vice president of Precise Pet Products, explains how the company is reinventing itself while staying true to its roots.
Five key presenters discuss what they will be talking about at the Pet Industry's Top2Top Conference, and why retailers should make a point of attending.