Taking the home-grooming experience beyond a simple clean cut, retailers have identified the demand for luxurious products to soothe and indulge pets.
While the Global Pet Expo and SuperZoo trade shows have proven to be vital to the ongoing success of the pet industry, the Pet Industry Leadership Conference coming up in January will be no less important.
The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council unveiled a new set of uniform standards of care for small animals such as small mammals, birds and reptiles.
Lucy Postins, founder and chief integrity officer of The Honest Kitchen, discusses her company’s commitment to supporting healthy pets and healthy independent pet stores.
While pet specialty retailers face serious challenges in an evolving competitive environment, they can still be successful by playing to their strengths.
Royal Pet Inc. is building on its 20-year history of crafting solution-oriented pet care products with the launch of an innovative line of edible dog chew toys.
By re-evaluating their approach to sales margins, retailers can identify missed opportunities for potential profit and build a stronger foundation for their business.
The fifth annual edition of Aquatic Experience – Chicago will provide an in-depth look at fish health management for members of the aquatic industry.
Jeff Camosci, vice president of marketing and sales, North America, for WHIMZEES, discusses how the company is revolutionizing oral care with a growing lineup of unique, natural dental chews.
The aquarium trade is continually threatened by far-reaching legislation and regulations driven by ideology instead of science.
Rashell Cooper, marketing director for Redbarn Pet Products, discusses how the company ensures that pet owners can provide their four-legged loved ones with safe, wholesome nutrition.
Debbie Hamill, chief marketing officer at iFetch, discusses how the company is helping dogs around the world stay healthy, happy and out of trouble with engaging play products.
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?