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The Top 25 Pet Retailers in North America

The 2018 Pet Business Top 25 Retailers list shows that North America’s largest pet store chains continued to experience phenomenal growth over the past year—a trend that shows no signs of slowing.

Sustaining a Skin Care Empire

Glo-Marr has managed to stay relevant for over 50 years despite the increasing competition and an ever-changing market.

Max Potential

The CountryMax chain unifies its many locations through standout store design and a reputation built on excellence.

Picking-up on What Pets are Leaving Down

Meeting the demand for goods that help pet parents easily manage their animals’ waste means that manufacturers are creating innovative tools and multi-purpose solutions.

Make It Rain

This selection of automatic fountains and feeders can make mealtime even easier for pet parents.

Small Business, Big Impact

Forming relationships with legislators is the first step in protecting your business.

How Decision-Making Styles Determine Success

A recent study conducted for the Pet Industry Distributors Association revealed a close correlation between business success and how a retailer gathers business intelligence.

Protecting Pets

Victor Phillpotts, vice president of business development for Star brite Inc., discusses how his company’s PERFORMACIDE disinfectant/deodorizer can ensure a healthy environment for pets in the store and at home.

Neighborhood Pet Stores Nourish Winning Brands

Data collected in GfK’s Pet POS panel reveals that brands tailored for the neighborhood pet channel are outperforming their counterparts in other segments of the market.

A Matter of Trust

This year’s Petfood Forum will emphasize transparency in the pet food supply and how the industry can build greater consumer confidence.

Promoting a Service Attitude

Good customer service is imperative to running a successful business.

Solving the Pet Waste Problem

Paul Cannella, president and founder of PoopBags.com, discusses how his company continues to stand out in the pet industry more than a decade after it first innovated the pick-up bags category.

Lone Wolves

By offering a unique product selection, coupled with exceptional customer service in a fun and entertaining environment, independent pet stores can come out ahead of the pack.

Building a Pet Industry Powerhouse

In seven short years, ZippyPaws has evolved from an ambitious startup toy company to a fast-growing, recognizable brand with an increasingly diverse product lineup.

Treating Pets to Better Health

Functional treats offer consumers a way to support their pets’ physical and mental wellbeing.

Can I See Some ID?

New technology makes investing in pet ID products easier, more affordable and smarter than ever before.

Protecting Pets from Pests

These pest-prevention products keep pets safe by tackling ticks and fighting fleas.

Marketing the Grooming Salon

Professional groomers should take a broad and ongoing approach to promoting their business if they want to grow or even maintain a healthy client base.

Smooth Clipper Work in Three Passes or Less

Achieve a perfect finish on short, low-maintenance trims by following these simple suggestions.

Setting the German Trim on a Toy Poodle

While most of your Poodle clients can be kept in any number of cuts, this German trim is perfect for pets and competitions alike.
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