Good oral hygiene is just as important for cats as it is for people-and pet owners are becoming more educated on exactly how much of an impact oral care can have on felines.
Raw pet food and treats represent a product category in which independent retailers can thrive, provided they take the right approach to building a selection and educating customers.
Litter boxes are much more than just a place for waste; they are advanced solutions to the most pervasive problem associated with cat ownership.
By looking at the right data, pet specialty retailers can ensure that they are positioned to catch the next wave of hit products.
Traveling with a companion animal requires pet owners to plan strategically. Pet retailers that understand a customer's specific plans can help make travel less stressful for the pet and its owner.
Cat carriers have come a long way in the last few decades, especially when it comes to safety.
Retailers can help their customers take some of the unpleasantness out of cleaning up after their pets by tapping into the evolving pick-up product category.
There are many misconceptions when it comes to cat grooming, but the category continues to grow as retailers figure out how to offer a good, cat-specific grooming selection. By Melissa Breau
Retailers that devote some shelf space to automated feeders and fountains can enjoy higher transactions and repeat customers.
More pet owners are incorporating dental care into their pet's routine at home, making the category lucrative for informed pet retailers.
Retailers can leverage people's love for playful felines with a well-curated cat toy category.
The catnip category is often underestimated; but when a retailer invests in it, the segment can provide both impulse purchases and repeat sales.
Pet retailers that are prepared to answer common questions about pet carriers-and merchandise these products well-will have happy traveling customers.
An assortment of products on the market today can help turn a cat's behavior from destructive to ideal.
Retailers that get stain and odor products into the hands of new pet owners can help ensure a more harmonious relationship for the pet and its human companion.
Consumers' growing awareness of the various benefits of cat gardens is driving demand and sales in this category.
Offering pet identification products and engraving services drives traffic into pet stores and puts a potentially life-saving tool into the hands of appreciative customers.
The health and wellness product category is booming, thanks to nurturing pet parents and the increasing lifespan of indoor cats.
Pet-themed giftware offers pet specialty retailers high margins, making it a lucrative category-especially during the holiday season.
Litter and accessories are often overlooked, but as a staple category these products can offer major contributions to a retailer's bottom line.