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.
Despite several recalls in 2015, the frozen pet food category continues to grow at a hot pace.
Pet parents struggle to provide the most comfortable home for their animals, while also maintaining a clean, enjoyable space for their families and guests.
Natural cat litter is available in many forms and textures, so manufacturers are helping consumers learn more about the options.
Pet owners’ demand for transparency is taking limited ingredient diets to a new level.
Licensed products offer pet retailers an opportunity to tap into the resonance that certain characters and brands have with shoppers.
Exotic proteins are making significant inroads in the food and treat markets, offering pet parents novel and nutritious alternatives to traditional meats.
The Made-in-the-USA trend continues to gain steam in the pet care market, where consumers equate domestic sourcing as a clear sign of product quality and safety.
What will make pet store cash registers ring in 2016 and beyond?
As pet owners increasingly integrate new technologies into their everyday lives, they are looking for similar advancements in a variety of pet product categories.
Manufacturers are introducing products that make it easier than ever to travel with pets.
The all-natural trend that is sweeping the pet food category is great for retailers who stay informed about the many benefits associated with this growing movement.
Manufacturers are expanding environmentally conscientious offerings to produce sustainable goods that protect consumers—and the planet.
Sales of meal enhancers have tripled in just one year; with the right data, retailers can catch the wave.
Independent pet specialty retailers must be relentless in their data-driven pursuit of smarter shelf allocations.
Consumers are seeking oral care products that make it easy to ensure optimum dental health for their pets.
Many pet parents are hitting the road and jet setting with their furry loved ones in tow, yet only manufacturers and retailers that meet their travel needs will be invited along for the ride.
Demand for Made in the USA fare continues to grow steadily in pet stores, as consumers have become increasingly cautious regarding the origin of the products they give to their animal companions.
Pet specialty retailers can leverage the fast-paced sales growth and innovation in the treat category with the right stocking and merchandising strategies.
Natural products represent a big opportunity for pet specialty retailers that can identify and respond to the latest sales trends.