Branching out into pet services makes good business sense for retailers, but you must take the right steps to make the most of this burgeoning part of the pet care market.
Preparation is critical to keeping your business—and the pet care community—in top shape.
Michael Stoeckle, president and CEO of Ark Naturals, discusses how the company is well positioned to continue its role as a pioneer in pet supplements and dental care.
Steve Smith, co-founder and president of Pet Releaf, discusses how tight control over the entire manufacturing process enables the company to offer unsurpassed quality control and consistency in all of its products.
Transparency and communication are more important than ever.
Grooming and pet service professionals converge on the Atlanta Pet Fair & Conference.
Ken Ludwick, manager of Tasman’s Natural Pet, explains how tight control over where and how the company’s raw materials are obtained enable it to reliably produce safe, high-quality rawhide chews.
Pet specialty retailers should make the effort to talk with their elected representatives as early as possible.
The pet industry is ever changing. Preparing your employees to be flexible can make these changes more seamless.
John Davies, president and cofounder of Lintbells, discusses his company’s focus on consistently providing high-quality, safe and efficacious supplements for pets.
Barton O’Brien, founder and CEO of BAYDOG, explains how this young company is helping independent pet retailers stand out with a growing lineup of high-quality dog accessories.
More pet-friendly housing and workplaces will allow more people to enjoy the human-animal bond.
Blake Anderson, founder/managing director of Pet Parents, explains how the company’s unique brand of innovation is helping to minimize the messes that come with pet ownership.
The pet industry must work together to address the growing concerns around antimicrobial resistant germs.
Sandra Allisona, vice president of American Mutt, discusses how the company is meeting modern pet owners’ demand of for durable, made-in-the-USA products.
Earning and maintaining the trust of consumers by demonstrating what we ask them to believe about our products is essential to the continued success of the pet industry.
Pet industry distributors’ growth is inextricably tied to independent retailers’ success.
Connecting with shoppers can be a great way to ensure they continue visiting your store.
PIJAC is sponsoring a symposium to promote continued conversation within the herptile community.
Carmen Slaven, product marketing manager for ConairPRO Pet, discusses the latest innovations from one of the most familiar and trusted brands in the home grooming category.