As interesting as the response to PetSmart’s acquisition of Chewy.com has been so far, it will be even more interesting to see the implications it holds for similar deals moving forward.
Michael Landa, founder and CEO of Nulo Pet Food, discusses how his company has embraced the role of innovator in the pet nutrition category while driving new business into the independent pet specialty channel.
Small, independent retailers play an important role in leading the pet industry into a future filled with change.
Pet store owners and managers can solve issues successfully and efficiently by identifying the right approach and devoting the appropriate amount of time.
Carina Evans, CEO of Podium Pet Products, discusses how the company is driving success for retailers with a fast-growing portfolio of pet care solutions.
What truly makes Pet Food Express stand out is the generosity that its owners have demonstrated in helping other independent retailers achieve their own success.
While the pet specialty channel’s distribution landscape has gotten smaller over the years, the value that distributors bring to manufacturers and retailers continues to grow.
Win, lose or draw, legislating animal care is an ongoing effort.
What can pet stores do when a brand they have invested time and effort into suddenly jumps into a new retail channel or—maybe even worse—aligns itself with an online outlet that offers retail pricing below what most brick-and-mortar establishments pay at wholesale?
Reed Howlett, CEO of Nature’s Variety, Inc., discusses how his company is making it easier than ever for pet owners to provide their animal companions with wholesome, high-quality nutrition.
What’s in a name? With Global Pet Expo, there’s more to it than you might think.
Marc A. Adams, chief of business development for Meowijuana, LLC, discusses how his company is bringing innovation to what he sees as previously underserved pet owners.
Todd Shelton, CEO of Phillips Pet Food & Supplies, discusses how the company’s recent acquisition of PetFlow will result in a powerful e-commerce solution for local pet stores.
The recent Atlanta Pet Fair and upcoming SuperZoo trade shows both offer professional groomers a great opportunity to gain the resources necessary for driving their businesses to new heights.
There are several approaches that businesses can take to help educate legislators, regulators and the public about the great work the industry does for pets and pet lovers.
Now that we’ve seemingly got the Millennials all figured out—at least when it comes to how they shop for pet products—is it time to shift our focus to the next up-and-coming generation of consumers?
Jen Loesch discusses her new role as general manager of Sojos and why the company is perfectly positioned to continue innovating the raw food category.
It is only by working together as a unified voice that the pet industry can successfully battle against dangerous legislative and regulatory actions like pet sale bans.
In 2016, pet industry spending increased by $6 billion to reach a new all-time high.
Sumit Sethi, president of Indipets, Inc., discusses how his company is nourishing the bottom line of pet specialty retailers with a top-notch selection of functional and stylish pet bowls, feeders and accessories.