Pet Business, Coastal Pet Products and the organizers of Global Pet Expo recognized 10 outstanding pet specialty retailers at Thursday’s Retailer Excellence Awards presentation.
As growing demand from pet owners brings more brands and competition to all parts of the industry, companies are finding new ways to stand out from the crowd.
There are several nutrition trends generating a lot of buzz in the pet industry, but buzz alone will not bring success to today’s brands and retailers.
Top executives from some of the industry’s premier pet product companies sound off on the key issues facing retailers today.
Stock your shelves with the best in automated feeders and fountains for the pet parent on the go.
There are four important dimensions to leadership in a service environment such as a pet store: creating a shared vision, developing teamwork, leveraging change and encouraging personal authority.
Upon the 25th anniversary of the Petfood Forum conference in Kansas City next month, Petfood Industry’s editor-in-chief Debbie Phillips-Donaldson shares what attendees can look forward to this year.
Research into the many benefits associated with the bond between people and pets makes the entire pet industry stronger.
Legislation that punishes pet parents who don’t pick up after their animals and the need for easy waste-management solutions are increasing demand for products that make cleanup hassle free.
Pet retailers who fail to optimize their website for mobile devices and for local search are missing out on valuable foot traffic and business.
The pet industry’s total effect on the American economy amounted to $221 billion in 2015, generating nearly $23 billion in taxes for the federal, state and local governments.
Independent pet retailers of all shapes and sizes are taking advantage of their unique models to combat growing competition.
Stocking a wide assortment of effective and safe flea and tick products can help keep pets parasite free.
Puppy and kitten products help pet owners care for their new best friends and can help retailers build a bond with customers.
New advances in pet product technology are changing not only how owners interact with companion animals, but also how retailers approach category sales.
Pet stores have an opportunity to be recognized for their retail excellence at this year’s Global Pet Expo in March.
The latest edition of Pet Business’ Top 25 Retailers list reveals the staggering rate at which the pet specialty channel’s premier chains are expanding.
Pittsburgh’s Healthy Pet Products is a successful fusion of owner Toni Shelaske’s wealth of knowledge in both store design and nutritional pet products.
Beyond just eating and drinking, pet bowls can offer owners a variety of stylistic, travel and health functions for any need.
Susan Weiss, CEO and founder of Ark Naturals Products for Pets, discusses the company’s two decades of innovating the pet health category.