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Independent Evolution

This rising star in pet retail is bringing together some of the industry’s top chains and arming them with the resources needed to succeed in a fast-changing marketplace.

For the Pets Who Have Everything

Gifts provide fun, incremental purchases during the holidays and year-round.

Branching Out

As more consumers become concerned about the origin of their pet’s food, retailers should educate themselves on countries that have safe alternatives to products sourced in the United States.

Preventative Measures in Pet First-Aid

Whether it’s time to treat non-life-threatening injuries or serious trauma, emergency planning for pets should include preparation for any situation before it happens.

A Family Affair

Agri Feed Pet Supply prides itself on offering exceptional customer service and has a passion for giving back to the community and donating to charity. These factors have helped this family-owned pet store withstand the test of time since 1976.

Holiday Hustle

How stores are preparing displays for the holiday season.

The Rise of Pet Food Toppers

With their great taste, high palatability and nutritional benefits, pet parents and their finicky masters are saying “bon appétit!” to pet food toppers.

The Icing on the Cake?

Baked and gourmet treats appeal to consumers’ desire to give their pets something fun and indulgent.

First-Rate Rawhide

These tough and tasty chews keep dogs occupied and their teeth clean.

6 Key Considerations When Acquiring a Business

Making a strategic acquisition can be a great way to grow your business, but only if you do the proper due diligence.

Chewing the Natural Way

Treating pets doesn’t have to be an indulgence. Today’s pet parents want all-natural snacks and chews that support pet health—and they’re willing to pay for it.

Feeding Natural

The trend toward natural foods is here to stay, and retailers should educate themselves in order to properly serve their customers.

Creating Modern Pet Containment Spaces

Whether keeping pets in—or threats out—pet gates, pens and crates help consumers keep their homes peaceful and secure.

Perfecting the Trim

While great scissor work depends on having the right tools and technique, it actually begins before you even pick up a pair of shears.

Getting the Most Out of Grooming

Five retailers discuss the opportunities and challenges that come with offering grooming services and self-service dog washes in pet stores.

Prime Performance

When it comes to selecting a point-of-sale system, retailers should examine key features that can improve the efficiency and profits of their business.

The Five Most Important Considerations When Selling Your Business

Two M&A experts share valuable guidelines for navigating a process that is always complicated and often overwhelming for business owners.

The Hottest Trends at SuperZoo

At the annual pet industry trade show in Las Vegas, manufacturers revealed which trends they are betting on in 2018 and beyond.

SuperZoo Sees Success in 2018

​Words won’t be able to fully convey the energy and excitement found at this year’s SuperZoo, which took place June 26-28 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

Creating Modern Homes for Pets

Who says you have to choose between functional pet products and beautiful home décor?
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