Edit ModuleShow Tags

Featured Articles Archive

The Right Stuff

Phillips Pet Food & Supplies, Pet Business’ 2015 Distributor of the Year, has grown into a valuable partner for independent pet retailers nationwide in today’s highly competitive marketplace.

Phillips Gets iT

Phillips Pet Food & Supplies offers independent pet retailers a variety of valuable business resources in its iT Kit program.

Ahead of the Sustainability Curve

Healthy Pet is committed to producing safe, effective, high-quality products for pets, while also minimizing its impact on the environment.

A Passion for Pets & People

Mud Bay's focus on doing what is best not only for pets, but also for its employees, has helped it become the Pacific Northwest's premier independent pet retail chain. And Pet Business' 2015 Retailer of the Year.

Charting Success

The results of the latest edition of Pet Business’ Annual Pet Specialty Retailer Survey paint the picture of a retail channel that is thriving as consumers continue to seek out the very best care for their animal companions.

Welcome to the New PetBusiness.com

Pet Business has raised its digital game with a brand new website that has a number of added features and a new format that is optimized for mobile viewing on a phone or tablet.

Strength in Diversity

Expanding an existing pet business with grooming services can be a great way to fuel growth, depending how the business owner goes about making such a splashy addition.

Diving Into the Data Stream

In today’s highly competitive, high-tech retail environment, pet stores that do not understand how to obtain and utilize key sales and customer information risk drowning in their own ignorance.

The Giving Spree

Taking a look at this year’s gifting trends at both ends of the leash can help pet retailers attract their share of sales during the holiday season.

A Spot-On Approach

The Wet Spot Tropical Fish in Portland, Ore., earned its status as an award-winning live animal retailer by focusing on unusual freshwater tropical fish and aiding the success of its loyal customer base of aquarium hobbyists.

Swinging for the Fences

For independent pet specialty retailers, access to the right metrics is the key to making a data-driven play for success.

True to its Roots

Twenty years after emerging in the pet industry, Zuke’s continues to do what it does best—produce healthy, natural treats.

Building a Self-Motivated Staff

By focusing on posing the right questions instead of giving advice, pet store owners and managers can help their employees take responsibility for solving their own motivational problems.

Speedy Recovery

First-aid and wound-care products help pet owners care for their injured animals and help retailers become a trusted resource for the local pet-owning community.

Need to Gnaw

Health trends in the human and pet worlds are spurring expansion and innovation in the dog chew category.

Here Come the Holidays

When should pet retailers start preparing for the highly anticipated holiday selling season, and how can they make this year more lucrative than the last?

Pet Industry Pillar

For more than 45 years, family-owned Coastal Pet Products has been a key partner and driver of success for pet specialty retailers.

A Match Made in Heaven

Pet product manufacturers are teaming up with stars to create and promote their wares, but does it really have an impact at retail?

Little Dogs with a Mighty Bark

Small and toy dog breeds are digging up big sales in pet specialty retail.

Investing in Retention

Understanding that its staff is its biggest asset, Mud Bay goes above and beyond to make sure that every employee feels valued.
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Calendar

September 2018

Today

  • Sun
  • Mon
  • Tue
  • Wed
  • Thu
  • Fri
  • Sat
26 27 28 29 30 31 01
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
09 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 01 02 03 04 05 06
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Popular Articles

The Truth About the FDA’s Grain-Free Dog Food Warning

The troubling lack of information could result in unnecessary panic among pet owners.

The Top 25 Pet Retailers in North America

The 2018 Pet Business Top 25 Retailers list shows that North America’s largest pet store chains continued to experience phenomenal growth over the past year—a trend that shows no signs of slowing.

How to Recognize When Pets are in Pain

Celebrate Animal Pain Awareness Month by helping owners better identify when their pet is hurting.

What Do Shock Collar Bans Mean for Retailers?

Given the growing movement against these containment and training devices, it might be time to look for alternative solutions.

Providing Hurricane Relief

How can retailers help out with hurricane aid efforts?
Edit Module