The pet industry is looking better than ever, and several key initiatives are helping to ensure that this remains the case far into the future.
With its State Coordinator program, the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council is looking for volunteers to play a crucial role in mobilizing local industry members to fight ill-conceived legislation.
With the creation of its Legislative Defense Fund, the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council aims to increase its ability to defend the pet industry against misguided government action.
Five brick-and-mortar pet specialty retailers express their concerns about online competitors and how passage of the Marketplace Fairness Act could level the playing field.
For pet retailers, the keys to a successful merchandising strategy are presentation, placement and promotion.
The pet industry should come together to create the best practices for selling pets over the Internet, before regulations harm the industry.
Retailers can and should use a formal, consistent employee-training program to grow their businesses.
Executives from a variety of pet product companies sound off on the biggest issues facing the pet specialty channel, and how pet stores can rise to meet future challenges.