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Walking on the Wild Side

The needs of consumers hoping to attract wild birds require specific solutions, from finding the appropriate food formula to maintaining a tidy feeding area.

Scenes from Pet Night on Capitol Hill

Hosted by the Human Animal Bond Research Institute, the Pet Food Institute, and the Pet Leadership Council, the event brought together elected officials and pet industry leaders to discuss the importance of pet ownership in America.

How Technology Can Drive a Holiday Profit Surge

Using the right POS system will improve inventory management, lower labor costs and enable pet retailers to deliver personalized customer service.

Decking the Aisles

With the holidays approaching fast, there’s a lot retailers need to keep in mind and be on top of in order to ensure a successful selling season.

License to Sell

Stemming from pop culture, entertainment and fashion, licensed products can draw in new customers and spark bigger sales.

Pet Protection

To pin down success in the containment category, retailers need to go the extra mile with selection, displays and education.

Organic Growth

Consumer interest in natural and clean ingredient foods and treats is driving manufacturers and retailers to increase their organic offerings.

Shedding Light on the Latest Retail Technology

The team at Lightspeed discusses how the right point-of-sale system can help even small retailers succeed against big competition.

Gen Z & the Power of the Human-Animal Bond

While millennials are still this industry’s prime target demographic, it’s time to start focusing on the next generation of pet owners.

Focused on Solutions

Brittany Green, product manager for Tomlyn Veterinary Science, discusses how the company’s latest high-quality supplements support the health and well being of pets.

Responsible Retailing

Help protect the health of your staff, animals and customers with a new Pet Store Pro chapter about zoonotic disease prevention.

A Flair for Innovation

Trevor Lauber, pet care packaging sales representative for Flair Flexible Packaging Corporation, discusses the company’s effective, eye-catching and convenient packaging solutions.

Keeping Their Cool

As growing numbers of dog owners look for ways to reduce their pet’s anxiety and stress, calming and behavior modification products are drawing lots of attention.

The Cat (Treat’s) Out of the Bag

As cat ownership continues to grow, retailers should put just as much weight into cat treats as they do dog treats.

The New Normal

Products in the natural wellness and healthcare segment of the pet goods industry are addressing specific issues, optimizing animal well being and potentially extending animals’ lives.

Cats on Parade

Watch out dogs—cats are on the move! With more owners taking their felines for walks, retailers have an opportunity to grow their cat harness and leash selection.

Play Time

Many of small animals’ needs can be addressed by carrying the right selection of toys.

Chew On This

Chewing is a natural instinct for many dogs, which can result in a lot of damage and frustration for owners. Rawhide chews and alternatives offer solutions that not only save furniture, but also sanity.

Groom It Yourself

As more consumers groom their pets at home, retailers should ensure that they remain knowledgeable about, and keep their stores stocked with, reliable products.

POSitive Impact

Much more than high-tech cash registers, POS systems can help retailers connect with customers.
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