Steve King, president of the Pet Industry Distributors Association, discusses how vendors and buyers alike can better cultivate relationships with their wholesale distributor partners.
Kate Simonfay, APPA’s associate manager of exhibitor services and one of the leaders of the association’s Young Professionals network, discusses the new group’s purpose and its involvement at Global Pet Expo this year.
President and CEO of Fish Mart, Inc., and pet industry veteran, Reid will put her substantial experience and knowledge to valuable use as she takes the reins as head of PIJAC’s Board of Directors.
PIJAC’s Mike Bober invites all members of the pet industry to share in the organization’s government affairs strategy, which was presented recently at the PILC.
Business owners can apply some very basic principles of animal behavior and training techniques to build effective relationships with their employees.
The key to building a loyal customer base in today’s highly competitive retail world is to ensure that your pet business is engaging consumers the right way at every touchpoint.
This town has something for everyone. Here’s a sampling of Orlando’s vast culinary options.
With a competitive climate that is heating up and a customer base that is becoming more educated every day, it is a good thing that Global Pet Expo offers ample opportunities to drive success for retailers and vendors alike.
Check out the latest news and product launches from the first day of Global Pet Expo!
Bob Vetere, president and CEO of the American Pet Products Association, discusses the important steps that the pet industry is taking to proactively address the issues that will inevitably rise in the future.
Andrew Darmohraj, executive vice president and COO of the American Pet Products Association, discusses how attendees can make the most of their time here at Global Pet Expo.
A look at some of the key product categories that are going to be big sales generators in pet stores this year.
Global Pet Expo’s International Pavilion continues to offer up an ever-expanding smorgasbord of pet product innovation from beyond U.S. borders and across the sea, reports Anne Ferrante, senior vice president of member relations and business development for the American Pet Products Association (APPA).
Pet specialty retailers that use the free Pet Store Pro online training program have a powerful new resource for growing their customer base.
Instagram can be a great marketing tool for your pet store, provided you are prepared to take full advantage of this growing social-media platform.
Without a healthy cash flow, even “profitable” businesses with strong gross margins may not be as healthy as they seem.
Business owners can improve their productivity–and drive the success of their enterprise—by adopting a proactive and thoughtful approach to time management.
Pet Business magazine will be hosting two special giveaways at this year's Global Pet Expo.
With just a few weeks left before Global Pet Expo gets underway in Orlando, Fla., two of the show's organizers offer some valuable advice to attendees.