While it is well positioned for explosive growth, the raw pet food category will require manufacturers and retailers to be diligent about safety to realize its full potential.
Health care isn’t just for humans. As the number of pets increases, so do the opportunities for retailers to help them live longer and healthier lives.
The supplements category is enjoying increased attention and sales activity as dog and cat owners are starting to better understand the benefits these products can bring to their pets.
Pet parents’ concern about nutritional value and ingredient quality isn’t just about choosing the right food anymore—treats are now facing similar scrutiny.
The selection of dog and cat food options on the market continues to evolve as consumers become increasingly educated about proper pet nutrition.
Pet specialty retailers of all shapes and sizes are learning that developing a private-label program can be a great way to set their stores apart in an increasingly competitive marketplace.
What can pet stores do when a brand they have invested time and effort into suddenly jumps into a new retail channel or—maybe even worse—aligns itself with an online outlet that offers retail pricing below what most brick-and-mortar establishments pay at wholesale?
While raw pet food sales continue to increase, consumer perceptions remain a hurdle that every pet specialty retailer must overcome to be successful in a category full of possibilities.
Todd Shelton, CEO of Phillips Pet Food & Supplies, discusses how the company’s recent acquisition of PetFlow will result in a powerful e-commerce solution for local pet stores.
The recent Atlanta Pet Fair and upcoming SuperZoo trade shows both offer professional groomers a great opportunity to gain the resources necessary for driving their businesses to new heights.
Don’t fall behind on the array of products available to keep dog walks efficient, clean, safe and enjoyable.
Could the recently announced deal with PetSmart actually defang the online pet food outlet?
Grooming professionals from around the country convened at Intergroom for a firsthand look at the latest developments in grooming products and some healthy competition.
Pet Business returned from the 25th anniversary of Petfood Forum with a wealth of knowledge around pet food trends, pet food marketing and more.
Stores can benefit from research about Millennial pet owners, but you’ll need more than data to better understand their shopping habits.
As consumers plan their summer getaways, they’re increasingly including their pets in those plans. Smart retailers are ready to help with the right mix of travel products.
Dog and cat treat selections are ever-growing and changing. Stay up to date on the latest trends with a collection of some of the category’s finest.
Recent studies led by respected researchers illustrate just how important a role the pet industry plays in making sure that pets and people are well cared for.
Pet Business, Coastal Pet Products and the organizers of Global Pet Expo recognized 10 outstanding pet specialty retailers at Thursday’s Retailer Excellence Awards presentation.
On Thursday evening, Bob Vetere, president and CEO of the American Pet Products Association, announced the winners of the New Products Showcase awards at a ceremony on the show floor.