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.
Mass-market shoppers are increasingly looking for pet products that meet various basic needs, while offering a natural or eco-friendly proposition.
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.
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.
The high-level executives who attended the third-annual Pet Industry's Top2Top Conference in April found the event to be a valuable platform to discuss the various issues facing all segments of the trade.
Experts from all across the pet industry offer up 50 strategies that independent pet retailers can use immediately to make more money.
The 10th-annual Global Pet Expo was the biggest edition of the show so far.
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.
Yannick Verry, international sales and marketing manager for Pet Fair Asia, discusses the evolution of the Chinese pet care market and the many opportunities offered at Pet Fair Asia.
By looking at the right data, pet specialty retailers can ensure that they are positioned to catch the next wave of hit products.
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.