Woof Gang Bakery, a franchise retailer based in Orlando, Fla., positions itself for sustained growth.
PetSmart and Petco have dominated the retail pet care market for the past 20-plus years, but the tide may be turning against the two big box stores as other retailers get more savvy and consumer's tastes change.
Retailers can improve their stores' sales and profitability by taking full advantage of the services offered by pet specialty distributors.
Looking closely at sales data and pet-owner attitudes reveals key feline opportunities for pet retailers.
The holiday selling season can be a boon to pet specialty stores, provided that retailers have the right merchandising and marketing plans in place to take advantage of shopper's yuletide cheer.
The growing popularity of pet-centric mobile applications can provide retailers with insight on how to appeal to increasingly technology-focused consumers.
Ailurophile entrepreneurs in Mexico City prove that there is indeed a market for cat-centric retail.
Retailers can ensure that they have a successful trade-show experience by making solid plans and taking advantage of every opportunity presented by the event.
Built on a strong foundation of three generations of family ownership, Jack's Pets began operating on a whole new level when it was re-branded a few years ago.
Drawn by the ongoing strength of the pet care market, private-equity investors are inexorably changing the industry landscape, and providing significant opportunities and challenges to pet specialty retailers along the way.
The owners of New Jersey-based Cherrybrook transformed a modest retail booth at traveling dog shows into an award-winning pet store chain.
A look at what is driving the growing demand for pet products that are made in the USA, and how manufacturers and retailers are heeding the call.
Attracting and retaining high-value customers may be easier than most retailers think; but first, those customers have to be identified.
Experts from all across the pet industry offer up 50 strategies that independent pet retailers can use immediately to make more money.
Four Your Paws Only has found the recipe to success by catering to both locals and visitors in its New Hampshire resort-town location.
Raw pet food and treats represent a product category in which independent retailers can thrive, provided they take the right approach to building a selection and educating customers.
Insights from GfK's pet-market data reveal that younger consumers measure up well against Baby Boomers when it comes to pet ownership.
By looking at the right data, pet specialty retailers can ensure that they are positioned to catch the next wave of hit products.
In today's high-tech world, using social media to promote a pet retail business is not only a good idea, it is imperative to the success.
With the cost of being an employer increasing on multiple fronts, it is imperative that pet specialty retailers understand the true value of store staff and tailor their compensation accordingly.