Pet retailers can make the most of the busy fourth-quarter shopping season by following five easy steps.
Retail pet businesses could pay a high price for not adapting to evolving credit card technology.
The demand for domestically sourced and manufactured pet products is on the rise as consumers continue to equate these items with high quality.
Follow these eight steps to effectively capture revenue-generating impulse sales in your store.
The growing popularity of pet-centric mobile applications can provide retailers with insight on how to appeal to increasingly technology-focused consumers.
Consumers are interested in raw pet food diets, so manufacturers and retailers are expanding their offerings.
All Pets Considered in Greensboro, N.C., has tailored its product selection and services to meet changing consumer demands in its 22-year run.
Parker's, in Chicago, has evolved from a boutique into an â€œindependent-box store,â€ meeting the needs of residents in the city's Hyde Park neighborhood.
At Odyssey Pets in Dallas, customers are treated to a menagerie of sought-after services and down-to-earth, unassuming courtesy.
From educating the community about quality natural pet food to promoting animal fire rescue, Natural Pawz has been increasing awareness of the need to protect Houston's furry residents.
Katie's Pet Depot has thrived in the face of competition from big-box and Internet-based retailers by providing best-in-class services to pet owners in the local community.
Five pet specialty retailers explain the challenges of running independent retail operations in today's marketplace.
Five brick-and-mortar pet specialty retailers express their concerns about online competitors and how passage of the Marketplace Fairness Act could level the playing field.
Five pet specialty retailers discuss their expectations for the fourth quarter, as well as the sales opportunities the holiday season offers to their stores' bottom line.
Five pet specialty retailers share their resolutions for enhancing the health of their businesses in the upcoming year.
Six prominent industry executives discuss the key forces that will shape the future of pet retailing.
Retailers can and should use a formal, consistent employee-training program to grow their businesses.
For pet retailers, the keys to a successful merchandising strategy are presentation, placement and promotion.
The best storeowners and managers are those who can get the most from their staff.
The positive impact that the human-animal bond can have on our well-being is a powerful message to build customer loyalty and goodwill.