Hosted by the Human Animal Bond Research Institute, the Pet Food Institute, and the Pet Leadership Council, the event brought together elected officials and pet industry leaders to discuss the importance of pet ownership in America.
Using the right POS system will improve inventory management, lower labor costs and enable pet retailers to deliver personalized customer service.
With the holidays approaching fast, there’s a lot retailers need to keep in mind and be on top of in order to ensure a successful selling season.
Many pet retailers take time during the holiday rush to focus on giving back to local rescue groups, nonprofit organizations and other charitable initiatives, helping everyone get in the yuletide spirit.
Stemming from pop culture, entertainment and fashion, licensed products can draw in new customers and spark bigger sales.
To pin down success in the containment category, retailers need to go the extra mile with selection, displays and education.
Consumer interest in natural and clean ingredient foods and treats is driving manufacturers and retailers to increase their organic offerings.
These winter essentials will help keep pets comfortable in cold or snowy conditions.
While millennials are still this industry’s prime target demographic, it’s time to start focusing on the next generation of pet owners.
Help protect the health of your staff, animals and customers with a new Pet Store Pro chapter about zoonotic disease prevention.
As growing numbers of dog owners look for ways to reduce their pet’s anxiety and stress, calming and behavior modification products are drawing lots of attention.
As cat ownership continues to grow, retailers should put just as much weight into cat treats as they do dog treats.
From nutritious ingredients to sustainability to questions about grain-free, consumers are looking for the best products for their pups.
Products in the natural wellness and healthcare segment of the pet goods industry are addressing specific issues, optimizing animal well being and potentially extending animals’ lives.
Watch out dogs—cats are on the move! With more owners taking their felines for walks, retailers have an opportunity to grow their cat harness and leash selection.
Many of small animals’ needs can be addressed by carrying the right selection of toys.
Chewing is a natural instinct for many dogs, which can result in a lot of damage and frustration for owners. Rawhide chews and alternatives offer solutions that not only save furniture, but also sanity.
As more consumers groom their pets at home, retailers should ensure that they remain knowledgeable about, and keep their stores stocked with, reliable products.
This breed-standard cut is set with a snap-on comb and can be taken shorter.
Two pet industry leaders discuss why eco-consciousness is good for business.