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Worth Barking About

Bill Chilian, vice president of marketing for Barkworthies, discusses how his company's single-ingredient chews fit with the trend toward wholesome, natural pet nutrition.

The Changing Landscape

Six prominent industry executives discuss the key forces that will shape the future of pet retailing.

Spread the Health

The positive impact that the human-animal bond can have on our well-being is a powerful message to build customer loyalty and goodwill.

An Eye for Design

Katherine Elizabeth, president and CEO of Katherine Elizabeth Pet Products, discusses how her company focuses on both form and function in designing pet beds.

The Road to Success

The pet specialty retail channel has a rosy future, if it can take advantage of the positive economic trends that are expected over the next few years.

TEAM Building

There are four key elements to successfully dealing with legislative issues-timing, education, activism and media.

Be Better

Resco is tackling pet health and beauty from the inside out with a new natural supplements line, reports Drew Clark, director of sales and marketing.

Rocking the Grooming Aisle

With the Rock Your Fur grooming line, Fetch…for pets! continues its commitment to partnering with recognizable brands that are dedicated to the pet specialty channel, says company president, Steven Shweky.

Great Expectations

Five pet specialty retailers share the essential attributes that every retail manager should have.

Global Turns 10

Over the past decade, Global Pet Expo has evolved into the standard in pet industry trade-show excellence.

A Precise Formula

Kirk Young, executive vice president of Precise Pet Products, explains how the company is reinventing itself while staying true to its roots.

Straight from the Source

Five key presenters discuss what they will be talking about at the Pet Industry's Top2Top Conference, and why retailers should make a point of attending.

A Better Way to Handle Bereavement

Eternal Rest Pet Caskets president and founder John Girton discusses how his company was driven by personal experience to fill a previously unmet need among grieving pet owners.

Leadership Checklist

The best storeowners and managers are those who can get the most from their staff.

The Legislative Year in Review

The rising tide of pet-related legislation across the country kept the Pet Industry Advisory Council busy throughout 2013.

Sounds Good or Does Good?

Apply some logic, and animal-rights groups' strategy for putting sub-standard breeders out of business makes little sense.

A Top-Shelf Slate

The agenda for the Pet Industry's Top2Top Conference will feature a diverse and insightful lineup of speakers and interactive sessions.

On the Right Track

Actively supporting positive pet-related legislation can be a great way for members of the industry to build a productive relationship with their representatives in government.

Turning the Tide

Aquatic Experience – Chicago is reeling in aquarist enthusiasts to reinvigorate the fishkeeping sector of the pet industry.

Coalition Building

Members of the pet industry must unify their voices in order to effectively fight against misguided and dangerous government intervention.
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