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What Women Want

How to see your pet store through a woman’s eyes.

One-Handed Shopping

It is critical that pet stores adopt merchandising strategies that make their stores as easy as possible for customers to shop.

Don’t End Up in the DOL Doghouse

How to survive an audit of your pet business when the Department of Labor comes knocking.

What You Track Grows

Measuring these three numbers is key to increasing yearly revenue.

Bring the Power of Data Into Your Store

There are five simple strategies that retailers can use to effectively leverage sales information to drive their businesses to new heights in 2018.

The Top 25 Pet Retailers in North America

The 2018 Pet Business Top 25 Retailers list shows that North America’s largest pet store chains continued to experience phenomenal growth over the past year—a trend that shows no signs of slowing.

Sustaining a Skin Care Empire

Glo-Marr has managed to stay relevant for over 50 years despite the increasing competition and an ever-changing market.

Vegging Out

Responding to consumer desires for more well rounded nutrition, an increasing number of manufacturers are adding more fruits and vegetables to their pet foods and treats.

Max Potential

The CountryMax chain unifies its many locations through standout store design and a reputation built on excellence.

Picking-up on What Pets are Leaving Down

Meeting the demand for goods that help pet parents easily manage their animals’ waste means that manufacturers are creating innovative tools and multi-purpose solutions.

Make It Rain

This selection of automatic fountains and feeders can make mealtime even easier for pet parents.

Neighborhood Pet Stores Nourish Winning Brands

Data collected in GfK’s Pet POS panel reveals that brands tailored for the neighborhood pet channel are outperforming their counterparts in other segments of the market.

Promoting a Service Attitude

Good customer service is imperative to running a successful business.

Solving the Pet Waste Problem

Paul Cannella, president and founder of PoopBags.com, discusses how his company continues to stand out in the pet industry more than a decade after it first innovated the pick-up bags category.

Lone Wolves

By offering a unique product selection, coupled with exceptional customer service in a fun and entertaining environment, independent pet stores can come out ahead of the pack.

Treating Pets to Better Health

Functional treats offer consumers a way to support their pets’ physical and mental wellbeing.

Can I See Some ID?

New technology makes investing in pet ID products easier, more affordable and smarter than ever before.

What’s Feeding Pet Stores?

Sales data collected from more than 11,000 pet specialty stores reveals the pet food trends that are driving success for retailers across the country.

Bottom Line Boost

With growing consumer interest in high-quality pet nutrition and an ever-expanding variety of food, treats and other consumables on the market, retailers have an opportunity to reach new levels of sales success with these fast-moving categories.

Mealtime for Exotic Pets

Consumers have developed a big appetite for high-quality food and treats formulated for reptiles, birds, fish and small mammals.
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