Offering the right products and advice to help customers be successful in housebreaking their dogs will not only help retail sales, but also ensure that these pets stay in healthy, loving homes.
Freeze-dried and dehydrated products provide a convenient way for dog owners to incorporate raw foods into their pet’s diet—at home or on the move—and give pet specialty retailers plentiful options to meet that demand.
In the search for effective odor and stain solutions, manufacturers are feeding the demand for products that protect the environment, both in the home and around the planet.
Cats at play have always captured attention, but now that YouTube and internet memes are creating feline celebrities, demand for cat toys continues to grow.
These small mammals need a number of different products made just for them, and retailers who carry the full range of these items are in the best position to increase sales.
While reptile shows might not be an instant moneymaker, savvy retailers can use them as valuable marketing and bargain-shopping opportunities.
Retailers can cater to marine hobbyists by building a diverse selection from the wide range of fascinating, functional and attractive invertebrates available.
Whether walking, hiking, training or simply playing, today’s collars, leashes and harnesses are elevating the experience for dog owners and their pets, encouraging and enhancing togetherness.
Flea and tick prevention represents a valuable opportunity for retailers to familiarize themselves with a necessary and growing product selection for cats.
Increasing sales of both live birds and their accompanying products requires close scrutiny of the state of the department, from visual appeal to staff expertise.
The re-legalization of salamander and newt sales within the U.S. could open up new opportunities for herptile retailers.
Marketing some chews more like treats instead of durable toys might help increase sales in the small animal department.
Showcasing creative, attractive tanks in stores can inspire customers and boost sales of both livestock and aquarium décor.
Although many dogs have gone grain-free, there are still pet owners who have not yet jumped on board, giving pet specialty retailers plenty of opportunity to tap into this profitable category.
For reasons of ergonomics and precision, groomers should consider the value of adding smaller clippers, trippers and shears to their toolboxes.
Great selection and smart marketing can help retailers take advantage of cats’ recent popularity boost to drive sales in catnip products.
Carrying a wide selection of high-quality live and frozen foods unmatched in your area can drive sales across your store’s inventory.
Herptile retailers should be ready and able to help aesthetics-minded customers transform a bare-bones enclosure into an attractive piece of décor.
Retailers should offer a wide variety of toys to help bird owners keep their clever pets happy, entertained and well-behaved.
Knowing the fundamentals of nutrition can help retailers better understand food labels and evaluate a diet’s suitability for the different life stages of small pets.