The selection of dog and cat food options on the market continues to evolve as consumers become increasingly educated about proper pet nutrition.
Pet specialty retailers of all shapes and sizes are learning that developing a private-label program can be a great way to set their stores apart in an increasingly competitive marketplace.
What can pet stores do when a brand they have invested time and effort into suddenly jumps into a new retail channel or—maybe even worse—aligns itself with an online outlet that offers retail pricing below what most brick-and-mortar establishments pay at wholesale?
Reed Howlett, CEO of Nature’s Variety, Inc., discusses how his company is making it easier than ever for pet owners to provide their animal companions with wholesome, high-quality nutrition.
While raw pet food sales continue to increase, consumer perceptions remain a hurdle that every pet specialty retailer must overcome to be successful in a category full of possibilities.
Marc A. Adams, chief of business development for Meowijuana, LLC, discusses how his company is bringing innovation to what he sees as previously underserved pet owners.
Todd Shelton, CEO of Phillips Pet Food & Supplies, discusses how the company’s recent acquisition of PetFlow will result in a powerful e-commerce solution for local pet stores.
Don’t fall behind on the array of products available to keep dog walks efficient, clean, safe and enjoyable.
Could the recently announced deal with PetSmart actually defang the online pet food outlet?
Stores can benefit from research about Millennial pet owners, but you’ll need more than data to better understand their shopping habits.
Jen Loesch discusses her new role as general manager of Sojos and why the company is perfectly positioned to continue innovating the raw food category.
Sumit Sethi, president of Indipets, Inc., discusses how his company is nourishing the bottom line of pet specialty retailers with a top-notch selection of functional and stylish pet bowls, feeders and accessories.
As consumers plan their summer getaways, they’re increasingly including their pets in those plans. Smart retailers are ready to help with the right mix of travel products.
Dog and cat treat selections are ever-growing and changing. Stay up to date on the latest trends with a collection of some of the category’s finest.
Martha Palmer, director of Wahl Clipper Corporation’s professional animal division, discusses how pet stores can be successful in the home-grooming category.
Recent studies led by respected researchers illustrate just how important a role the pet industry plays in making sure that pets and people are well cared for.
Pet Business, Coastal Pet Products and the organizers of Global Pet Expo recognized 10 outstanding pet specialty retailers at Thursday’s Retailer Excellence Awards presentation.
As growing demand from pet owners brings more brands and competition to all parts of the industry, companies are finding new ways to stand out from the crowd.
There are several nutrition trends generating a lot of buzz in the pet industry, but buzz alone will not bring success to today’s brands and retailers.
Top executives from some of the industry’s premier pet product companies sound off on the key issues facing retailers today.