As pet owners increasingly integrate new technologies into their everyday lives, they are looking for similar advancements in a variety of pet product categories.
Manufacturers are introducing products that make it easier than ever to travel with pets.
The all-natural trend that is sweeping the pet food category is great for retailers who stay informed about the many benefits associated with this growing movement.
Manufacturers are expanding environmentally conscientious offerings to produce sustainable goods that protect consumers—and the planet.
Sales of meal enhancers have tripled in just one year; with the right data, retailers can catch the wave.
Independent pet specialty retailers must be relentless in their data-driven pursuit of smarter shelf allocations.
Consumers are seeking oral care products that make it easy to ensure optimum dental health for their pets.
Many pet parents are hitting the road and jet setting with their furry loved ones in tow, yet only manufacturers and retailers that meet their travel needs will be invited along for the ride.
Demand for Made in the USA fare continues to grow steadily in pet stores, as consumers have become increasingly cautious regarding the origin of the products they give to their animal companions.
Pet specialty retailers can leverage the fast-paced sales growth and innovation in the treat category with the right stocking and merchandising strategies.
Natural products represent a big opportunity for pet specialty retailers that can identify and respond to the latest sales trends.
Dog and cat food are the lifeblood of pet specialty stores, providing them with the repeat customers they need to thrive.
The results of the latest edition of Pet Business’ Annual Pet Specialty Retailer Survey paint the picture of a retail channel that is thriving as consumers continue to seek out the very best care for their animal companions.
Taking a look at this year’s gifting trends at both ends of the leash can help pet retailers attract their share of sales during the holiday season.
Increased consumer interest in tracing food to the source is leading pet food manufacturers to provide detailed information regarding the origins of their ingredients—and they expect pet retailers to follow suit.
For independent pet specialty retailers, access to the right metrics is the key to making a data-driven play for success.
Health trends in the human and pet worlds are spurring expansion and innovation in the dog chew category.
Small and toy dog breeds are digging up big sales in pet specialty retail.
The demand for domestically sourced and manufactured pet products is on the rise as consumers continue to equate these items with high quality.
While pet specialty stores undoubtedly face growing competition from online outlets, the right approach can go a long way in protecting a brick-and-mortar retailer's bottom line from this looming threat.