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Cultivating Success

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.

Experience Over Everything

Bark Out Loud Doggie Boutique & Café makes an impact with local pet owners by hosting charming events and marketing with a personal touch.

Fashion Forward

For PetRageous Designs, keeping up with the latest trends and embracing the humanization of pets is at the core of the business’ success.

Letting Their Hair—and Fur—Down

Conair, long a household name in human grooming products, has been gaining momentum in the pet products business.

‘Tis the Season for Toys and Treats

As the holidays approach, pet parents want to involve their furry friends in the festivities as much as possible by gifting them themed goodies.

Selling the Spa Experience

Taking the home-grooming experience beyond a simple clean cut, retailers have identified the demand for luxurious products to soothe and indulge pets.

Gaining in Training

From dealing with accidents to correcting behavior, these products will ease the training process and encourage dogs to achieve their best behavior.

Healthcare at Home

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.

How to Win in a Changing Marketplace

While pet specialty retailers face serious challenges in an evolving competitive environment, they can still be successful by playing to their strengths.

How to Help Pets Affected By Hurricane Harvey

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.

Why a Lack of Branding is Killing the Pet Industry

According to guest blogger John Cullen, pet product manufacturers cannot win consumer—and retailer—loyalty without a good branding strategy.

Scenes from SuperZoo 2017

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.

Preparing for Life After Millennials

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?

Zooming Into a New Era

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.

Expression Through Design

Pet Express’ unique store setup coupled with an abundance of live animals makes for a memorable shopping experience that keeps customers coming back.

Name Your Price

By re-evaluating their approach to sales margins, retailers can identify missed opportunities for potential profit and build a stronger foundation for their business.

Health Helpers

These healthcare products and supplements cover all aspects of a pet’s physical wellbeing.

Something Natural to Chew On

Pet parents are increasingly choosy when it comes to dog chews, so retailers should invest in a wider variety of natural and non-traditional treats.

Putting Education First

With a comprehensive curriculum that blends experiential learning, online training and a formal classroom, Pet Food Express (PFE) ensures that all of its sales associates are prepared to help customers take the best possible care of their pets.

Caring Commitment

Through a range of fundraisers and adoption-focused events and programs, Pet Food Express demonstrates a firm commitment to supporting pets throughout its community.
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