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The Perfect Fit

Pet specialty retailers of all shapes and sizes are learning that developing a private-label program can be a great way to set their stores apart in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

The Truth About Millennial Pet Owners

Stores can benefit from research about Millennial pet owners, but you’ll need more than data to better understand their shopping habits.

Standout Store Design

Being conscious of your customers’ shopping experience is key to creating a welcoming and efficient store environment.

Tech Savvy

By keeping up with emerging media and technology trends, retailers can find new ways to stay engaged with their customers.

Next-Gen Marketing

Finding the right platforms to connect with future generations of pet owners is essential to retailers’ continued success.

Building Your Brand

Looking for new ways to enhance your business’ image and grow your customer base? These 10 fast marketing hacks for pet brands can get you started.

Conquering Competition

Taking a strategic approach to exploring Global Pet Expo can help retailers gain an advantage in growing their businesses and serving their customers.

Must-See Stores

Retailers can turn a visit to their store into a contagious, shareable experience with four simple strategies.

From Lost to Found

Pet retailers who fail to optimize their website for mobile devices and for local search are missing out on valuable foot traffic and business.

A POSitive Investment

Point-of-sale systems have evolved to become more useful and functional than ever before, and every pet store should have one that best suits its unique needs.

The Easy Way to Add Grooming

Having a solid plan in place while being prepared to adjust course are keys to maintaining your sanity when expanding or debuting a pet store’s service offerings.

On the High Wire

Four single-unit pet specialty retailers reveal how they are stepping up to overcome the challenges facing small, independent pet stores in today’s rapidly evolving marketplace.

Presents of Mind

With a unique selection of gifts for pets and pet lovers and the right marketing strategy, retailers can lay the groundwork for a successful holiday season of sales.

Spot-On Stain and Odor Solutions

Pet parents struggle to provide the most comfortable home for their animals, while also maintaining a clean, enjoyable space for their families and guests.

Capturing the Holiday Impulse

This year’s holiday assortments will feature bold colors, fun and functional gifts, and even something to bring to parties.

Delivering Value with Private Label

A balance of quality and affordability has made Pet Supplies Plus' selection of private-label products quite popular with shoppers over the years.

The Best of Both Worlds

Pet Supplies Plus has spent the past three decades constructing a consistent retail experience while leveraging the entrepreneurial spirit of its franchisee owner-operators.

Merchandising Magic

Four tips for creating engaging and eye-catching merchandising displays, and upgrading and maintaining customer-friendly store designs.

Sales Made Simple

Selling doesn’t have to be rocket science for pet retailers who know how to open customer relationships and earn the sale.

Shelf Empowerment

In neighborhood pet shops, every inch of shelf space is a precious commodity. Learn how data drives smart allocations decisions.
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