With the right knowledgebase and a well-curated selection of stain and odor products, pet specialty retailers can position themselves as the go-to resource for shoppers dealing with the messy side of pet ownership.
Pet owners are taking pampering to the next level, and pet specialty retailers with the right approach stand to benefit.
As concern about the origin of pet food and supplies continues to grow, retailers should stock more products made in the USA.
Dogs aren’t the only animal companions traveling with their owners. Cats are also on the move, which is influencing how pet carriers are designed and marketed.
This wide selection of dog and cat treats can help pet parents train, reward and spoil their furry friends.
As more dog owners embrace the benefits of freeze-dried products, the category is taking off, affording pet specialty retailers the opportunity to strengthen customer loyalty and profits.
Supplements and remedies, including CBD and hemp products, are gaining momentum amongst consumers.
The trend toward natural foods is here to stay, and retailers should educate themselves in order to properly serve their customers.
At the annual pet industry trade show in Las Vegas, manufacturers revealed which trends they are betting on in 2018 and beyond.
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.
The selection of dog and cat food options on the market continues to evolve as consumers become increasingly educated about proper pet nutrition.
Pet parents’ concern about nutritional value and ingredient quality isn’t just about choosing the right food anymore—treats are now facing similar scrutiny.
The supplements category is enjoying increased attention and sales activity as dog and cat owners are starting to better understand the benefits these products can bring to their pets.
Health care isn’t just for humans. As the number of pets increases, so do the opportunities for retailers to help them live longer and healthier lives.
While it is well positioned for explosive growth, the raw pet food category will require manufacturers and retailers to be diligent about safety to realize its full potential.
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.
Retailers can seize an opportunity to diversify their customer base and revenue stream by offering small pets the same types of services provided for dogs and cats.
In the pet food category, shoppers are increasingly attracted to products because of what is left out.
New advances in pet product technology are changing not only how owners interact with companion animals, but also how retailers approach category sales.
A recent study by sales and marketing firm Acosta reveals key information about the shopping patterns of pet owners.