Lisa Hisamune, director of sales at P.L.A.Y. (Pet Lifestyle and You), explains why the company’s attention to quality, function, style and social and environmental stewardship helps create products that perfectly fit the lives of pet owners.
Jeffrey H. Schick, CVPM, partner at Francissen Rafelson Schick LLP, discusses how his law firm helps retailers and pet product manufacturers successfully navigate the complex world of e-commerce.
As transparency gains traction in pet nutrition, retailers and consumers are developing an appetite for clean labels and traceable products.
Pet food toppers and mixers are expanding into different forms, flavors and uses.
This key ingredient promotes a well-functioning gut, which can be the deciding factor between a healthy pet and one with numerous health problems.
Five successful mobile groomers share their motivations and experiences in taking their skills on the road.
The pet industry is embracing a new resource that aligns and highlights best practices for the breeders and distributors of small mammals, reptiles and birds.
Research conducted by the American Pet Products Association reveals that the pet industry can be a gateway to success for businesses of all shapes and sizes.
Joan Schultz, founder of The Kenyan Collection, discusses a unique line of pet collars and leads that are handcrafted in Africa by Maasai artisans.
Properly merchandising products around your store provides a better customer experience and a bigger profit.
Proper healthcare for pet birds includes knowledge, observation and prevention.
The popularity of the African Spurred Tortoise is causing complications for the breed.
Champion Petfood's Transparency Council—the first of its kind in the pet industry—recently toured the company's DogStar Kitchens plant in Bowling Green, Ky., for an inside look at its approach to pet food production.
Selling eco-friendly pet products begins with a trustworthy manufacturer whose sustainable efforts are transparent across the supply chain.
As consumers continue to seek natural foods for their pets, manufacturers and retailers are expanding their offerings.
The definition of natural pet treats varies widely, so retailers need to choose products that live up to consumers’ expectations.
Pet product companies must understand the impact of ingredients and the level of scrutiny that consumers apply to the products they purchase.
Successfully navigate the blurred lines of today’s omnichannel pet market requires a broad view.
One of the best ways to ensure retail success is to employ a team of hardworking, motivated store employees.
As the weather gets warmer, pet parents bring their furry friends on all sorts of adventures. Retailers should educate themselves on this important sales category.