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Beating the Bans

A new model ordinance in Macomb County, Mich., puts a spotlight on how dangerously misguided pet sale bans can be. The question is, how will the industry fight back?

A Diamond in the Ruff

Entrepreneur Gary Albert found retail success with an inviting industrial chic ambiance and a judiciously selected assortment of premium pet products.

The Sky's the Limit for Raw Diets

With more dog owners dialing into the benefits of feeding their pets raw foods, the freeze-dried category is taking off, fueled by these products’ nutritional value, ease-of-use and portability.

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.
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