While the pet industry has proven to be fertile ground for growing successful retail chains, expanding a one-store operation into a multi-unit powerhouse can be quite challenging—and risky—when you’re working with limited resources.
Bark Out Loud Doggie Boutique & Café makes an impact with local pet owners by hosting charming events and marketing with a personal touch.
For PetRageous Designs, keeping up with the latest trends and embracing the humanization of pets is at the core of the business’ success.
Conair, long a household name in human grooming products, has been gaining momentum in the pet products business.
As the holidays approach, pet parents want to involve their furry friends in the festivities as much as possible by gifting them themed goodies.
Taking the home-grooming experience beyond a simple clean cut, retailers have identified the demand for luxurious products to soothe and indulge pets.
From dealing with accidents to correcting behavior, these products will ease the training process and encourage dogs to achieve their best behavior.
With the right approach to education and merchandising, the first-aid and wound care category offers both an opportunity to build customer relationships and strong sales potential.
While the Global Pet Expo and SuperZoo trade shows have proven to be vital to the ongoing success of the pet industry, the Pet Industry Leadership Conference coming up in January will be no less important.
While pet specialty retailers face serious challenges in an evolving competitive environment, they can still be successful by playing to their strengths.
In the face of historic rainfall and flooding, numerous rescues and shelters in Texas are doing all they can to help pets displaced by Hurricane Harvey.
According to guest blogger John Cullen, pet product manufacturers cannot win consumer—and retailer—loyalty without a good branding strategy.
As someone relatively new to the pet industry, SuperZoo 2017 was my first major tradeshow.
A look at some of the key takeaways from this year's show.
More than 10,000 pet industry professionals gathered in Las Vegas to attend this year's edition of SuperZoo, featuring almost 1,100 exhibitors on an expansive and bustling show floor.
The pet industry’s efforts to engage Millennials appear to be paying off quite nicely; but what is being done to build the next generation of pet owners?
Royal Pet Inc. is building on its 20-year history of crafting solution-oriented pet care products with the launch of an innovative line of edible dog chew toys.
Pet Express’ unique store setup coupled with an abundance of live animals makes for a memorable shopping experience that keeps customers coming back.
By re-evaluating their approach to sales margins, retailers can identify missed opportunities for potential profit and build a stronger foundation for their business.
These healthcare products and supplements cover all aspects of a pet’s physical wellbeing.