While pet specialty stores undoubtedly face growing competition from online outlets, the right approach can go a long way in protecting a brick-and-mortar retailer's bottom line from this looming threat.
The growing popularity of pet-centric mobile applications can provide retailers with insight on how to appeal to increasingly technology-focused consumers.
In today's high-tech world, using social media to promote a pet retail business is not only a good idea, it is imperative to the success.
Failure to keep their customers' credit card information secure can result in crippling penalties for pet stores.
Pet specialty retailers can improve their stores' online reputation by following four simple steps to enhance their profiles on the popular business-review website.
Five brick-and-mortar pet specialty retailers express their concerns about online competitors and how passage of the Marketplace Fairness Act could level the playing field.
As the Marketplace Fairness Act, otherwise known as the online sales tax, moves to the House, brick-and-mortar retailers should understand how it could affect their operations if it passes.
Wielding formidable weapons such as low overhead and unlimited shelf space, Internet retail giant Amazon.com is testing brick-and-mortar stores like never before.
Pet specialty retailers are leveraging their arsenal of competitive strengths to battle against Amazon.com.
Pet product marketers must prepare for the inevitable end of the baby-boomer boom by reaching out to emerging consumer demographics.