Legislation that punishes pet parents who don’t pick up after their animals and the need for easy waste-management solutions are increasing demand for products that make cleanup hassle free.
Pet retailers who fail to optimize their website for mobile devices and for local search are missing out on valuable foot traffic and business.
The pet industry’s total effect on the American economy amounted to $221 billion in 2015, generating nearly $23 billion in taxes for the federal, state and local governments.
Independent pet retailers of all shapes and sizes are taking advantage of their unique models to combat growing competition.
Stocking a wide assortment of effective and safe flea and tick products can help keep pets parasite free.
ZippyPaws co-founder and vice president Jen Cao discusses her approach to designing the company’s award-winning lineup of pet toys and adventure gear.
Puppy and kitten products help pet owners care for their new best friends and can help retailers build a bond with customers.
Jean Broders, senior brand manager for Kent Pet Group, discusses how World’s Best Cat Litter has been able to cement its position atop the natural litter category.
New advances in pet product technology are changing not only how owners interact with companion animals, but also how retailers approach category sales.
Pet stores have an opportunity to be recognized for their retail excellence at this year’s Global Pet Expo in March.
The latest edition of Pet Business’ Top 25 Retailers list reveals the staggering rate at which the pet specialty channel’s premier chains are expanding.
With a passion for pets and great design, P.L.A.Y. offers beds, toys and accessories that both animals and owners can feel good about.
Pittsburgh’s Healthy Pet Products is a successful fusion of owner Toni Shelaske’s wealth of knowledge in both store design and nutritional pet products.
Beyond just eating and drinking, pet bowls can offer owners a variety of stylistic, travel and health functions for any need.
Susan Weiss, CEO and founder of Ark Naturals Products for Pets, discusses the company’s two decades of innovating the pet health category.
A recent study by sales and marketing firm Acosta reveals key information about the shopping patterns of pet owners.
Retailers can support the growing awareness of the need for at-home oral care by providing a range of effective products to suit every pet and lifestyle.
Pet Business celebrates the best that the pet care category has to offer with the 15th-annual Industry Recognition Awards.
Pet store managers must be prepared to resolve conflicts between staff members in a way that strengthens the team overall.
Reducing the potential harm from non-native species requires collaboration to develop a balanced course of action that begins, not ends, with risk assessment methods.