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Celebration Success

There are numerous pet-related holidays that can provide retailers with an opportunity to engage with current and prospective customers, but storeowners must choose the right observances and approach.

The Power of Pet Tech

As pet owners increasingly integrate new technologies into their everyday lives, they are looking for similar advancements in a variety of pet product categories.

Come Fly—or Drive or Walk—with Me

Manufacturers are introducing products that make it easier than ever to travel with pets.

Next-Generation Aquatics

The team behind Central Pet Aquatics’ Aqueon brand discusses innovation and nurturing aquatics.

Take a Hike

From a stroll around the block to a mountain trek, these dog-walking products can help pets and owners be prepared for anything.

The Bright Side of Sales

Lighting can be a tricky component of aquarium keeping to get right, but well-informed retailers can make this department of their aquatics section really shine.

Hanging on the Line

Even in the Internet age, the telephone is still an essential tool that connects retailers with their customers, but it can also be a source of both frustration and unexpected comedy.

Delicious and Nutritious

The all-natural trend that is sweeping the pet food category is great for retailers who stay informed about the many benefits associated with this growing movement.

How We Got On Shark Tank

Wondercide partners Stephanie Boone and Laura Alter discuss their experience on the hit TV show Shark Tank, which airs this Friday.

Taking the Bite Out of Predatory Pricing

Grave concern about the deep-discounting strategies online retailers use to capture market share is driving a growing number of independent retailers to demand fair pricing policies from pet food manufacturers.

An Enigma Wrapped in a Dog Toy

Puzzles and interactive toys can entertain dogs, help humans bond with their pups and generate incremental sales at retail.

Redbarn Raises the Bar

The owners of Redbarn Pet Products emphasize an ambitious culture of innovation, development and growth, while not losing sight of the value of their employees.

A Walk on the Wild Side

While pet specialty stores can give animal lovers the opportunity to have an up-close encounter with reptiles and amphibians, nothing can replace the wonders of meeting up with these animals in the field.

Topping Off Sales

Sales of meal enhancers have tripled in just one year; with the right data, retailers can catch the wave.

Collaboration is King

During his more than a quarter century as the president of the Pet Industry Distributors Association, Steve King has been able to use diplomacy and a broad vision of what is best for the pet trade to benefit the entire industry.

All Boats Will Rise

Independent regional distributors in the pet industry are using collaboration and networking, among other strategies, to become more competitive than ever.

Changing Lives, One Pet at a Time

Joey Herrick, founder and president of Lucy Pet Products, discusses how the sales of his company’s products—including a game-changing new cat litter—help to solve the problem of pet overpopulation.

Natural Pet Food Evolution

Natural dog and cat foods have many attributes that manufacturers and retailers are eager to communicate to consumers.

Pet Feeders of the Future

It is 2016, and even Fido is going high-tech. Automated feeders and fountains offer opportunities for retailers to rethink the standard category.

Eliminating Fleas and Ticks

Keeping canines free of fleas and ticks is a booming business, as manufacturers continue to develop a wide range of treatments to effectively tackle dogs’ pesky pest problems.
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