In protecting the perception of premium and super-premium pet foods in the eyes of consumers, pet specialty retailers shoulder a critical responsibility and gain an unmatched opportunity.
As more dog owners shy away from complex foods containing unpronounceable ingredients, producers of limited-ingredient diets are keeping it simple, devising natural, recognizable options.
What the Professional Pet Groomers and Stylists Alliance’s Standards of Care for Safety and Sanitation mean to you and your business.
Many pet parents are hitting the road and jet setting with their furry loved ones in tow, yet only manufacturers and retailers that meet their travel needs will be invited along for the ride.
Retailers have an opportunity to build customer relationships and help pets live the healthiest lives possible by investing in the remedies and supplements category.
With the 14th-annual Industry Recognition Awards, Pet Business celebrates the most exciting and innovative products in the pet industry.
Dealing with animal health issues is an inevitable part of being a pet owner, and savvy retailers are ready to help with a comprehensive and well-merchandised selection of solutions.
With rumors swirling of a potential merger between pet retail titans PetSmart and Petco, the pet industry is left to ponder the chances of such a union, and the possible implications for everyone else.
With the right pet identification product selection, retailers can help bring pets back home and customers back to their stores.
WellPet continues to build on its long history as an innovator of natural pet nutrition by constantly looking to improve the products offered under its Wellness, Old Mother Hubbard, Holistic Select and Eagle Pack brands.
Demand for Made in the USA fare continues to grow steadily in pet stores, as consumers have become increasingly cautious regarding the origin of the products they give to their animal companions.
Pet specialty retailers can leverage the fast-paced sales growth and innovation in the treat category with the right stocking and merchandising strategies.
Natural products represent a big opportunity for pet specialty retailers that can identify and respond to the latest sales trends.
Nooga Paws has brought the natural pet product movement to the bustling city of Chattanooga, Tenn.
Skin and coat issues can be a source of incredible discomfort for dogs and a huge worry for pet owners who are often at a loss as to what to do.
Dog and cat food are the lifeblood of pet specialty stores, providing them with the repeat customers they need to thrive.
Manufacturers are responding to consumer demand for products that remove, not mask, stains and odors.
A new model ordinance in Macomb County, Mich., puts a spotlight on how dangerously misguided pet sale bans can be. The question is, how will the industry fight back?
Entrepreneur Gary Albert found retail success with an inviting industrial chic ambiance and a judiciously selected assortment of premium pet products.
With more dog owners dialing into the benefits of feeding their pets raw foods, the freeze-dried category is taking off, fueled by these products’ nutritional value, ease-of-use and portability.