Champion Petfood's Transparency Council—the first of its kind in the pet industry—recently toured the company's DogStar Kitchens plant in Bowling Green, Ky., for an inside look at its approach to pet food production.
As consumers continue to seek natural foods for their pets, manufacturers and retailers are expanding their offerings.
The definition of natural pet treats varies widely, so retailers need to choose products that live up to consumers’ expectations.
One of the best ways to ensure retail success is to employ a team of hardworking, motivated store employees.
As the weather gets warmer, pet parents bring their furry friends on all sorts of adventures. Retailers should educate themselves on this important sales category.
Manufacturers are working to educate consumers and retailers about the booming raw diet category.
Retailers should research the natural grooming products they stock to be better informed and able to guide customers in the best direction for their pet.
By using a discerning selection process, retailers can offer a comprehensive range of litter formulas to accommodate the needs of cat owners.
Skin and coat care innovations help ease pets’ irritations, resulting in happier, healthier pets.
To build a well-balanced healthcare department, retailers must consider a pet’s potential long-term and short-term needs.
Retailers should embrace the continually growing cat toy market to benefit both customers and sales.
As more pet parents embrace vegan and vegetarian diets, they’re looking to feed their dogs the same. Retailers should educate themselves on this trend to ensure a successful future in dog food sales.
When it comes to ensuring that pets are properly protected from fleas and/or ticks, there’s no room for passivity. Tackling the problem before it occurs is key to avoiding a harmful, irritating infestation.
Retailers can capitalize on the increasing number of traveling cats by stocking carriers that cater to felines’ comfort, safety and sensibilities.
Eco-friendliness is gaining attention as pet owners seek environmentally responsible pet supplies.
Treats with CBD and other on-trend ingredients support various health issues for pets.
These products will keep houses smelling fresh, carpets clean and upholstery spotless.
This selection of shampoos will freshen and condition coats.
As the natural pet-food category continues to expand, manufacturers within the segment will fall under greater scrutiny from pet parents who demand refined recipes and premium ingredients.
Addressing cat health issues with supplemental solutions that address their specific needs allows retailers to better target a growing demographic of owners.