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.
Cat furniture products can be a lucrative category for retailers, but it is not without its challenges.
Once a category in which price was all important, the cat nutrition segment is now largely focused on wellness-and retailers need to make sure they're keeping up with the trend.
The pet containment category is becoming more diverse as shoppers continue to seek products that fit their specific needs and aesthetic sensibilities.
Declawing is out-and that means cat scratching products are in. Smart retailers are ready to cash in on the trend.
Cat travel is much more popular than many retailers realize. It would be a mistake to overlook this category, which can generate multiple product sales per customer.
Today's shoppers are approaching the pet food aisle with a healthy dose of skepticism, so pet retailers must go above and beyond to ensure confidence in this important segment of their business.
Retailers are harnessing the power of play as manufacturers offer cat owners greater variety in the toy category.
No longer just a niche market, cat grooming-and the products associated with it-are gaining traction with today's feline owners.