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How Technology Can Drive a Holiday Profit Surge

Using the right POS system will improve inventory management, lower labor costs and enable pet retailers to deliver personalized customer service.

Decking the Aisles

With the holidays approaching fast, there’s a lot retailers need to keep in mind and be on top of in order to ensure a successful selling season.

License to Sell

Stemming from pop culture, entertainment and fashion, licensed products can draw in new customers and spark bigger sales.

Pet Protection

To pin down success in the containment category, retailers need to go the extra mile with selection, displays and education.

Organic Growth

Consumer interest in natural and clean ingredient foods and treats is driving manufacturers and retailers to increase their organic offerings.

Gen Z & the Power of the Human-Animal Bond

While millennials are still this industry’s prime target demographic, it’s time to start focusing on the next generation of pet owners.

Responsible Retailing

Help protect the health of your staff, animals and customers with a new Pet Store Pro chapter about zoonotic disease prevention.

Keeping Their Cool

As growing numbers of dog owners look for ways to reduce their pet’s anxiety and stress, calming and behavior modification products are drawing lots of attention.

The Cat (Treat’s) Out of the Bag

As cat ownership continues to grow, retailers should put just as much weight into cat treats as they do dog treats.

The Latest Trends in Dog Food

From nutritious ingredients to sustainability to questions about grain-free, consumers are looking for the best products for their pups.

The New Normal

Products in the natural wellness and healthcare segment of the pet goods industry are addressing specific issues, optimizing animal well being and potentially extending animals’ lives.

SuperZoo New Products Showcase Winners Announced

This year, the winners were selected by a panel of six industry experts.

Cats on Parade

Watch out dogs—cats are on the move! With more owners taking their felines for walks, retailers have an opportunity to grow their cat harness and leash selection.

Play Time

Many of small animals’ needs can be addressed by carrying the right selection of toys.

Chew On This

Chewing is a natural instinct for many dogs, which can result in a lot of damage and frustration for owners. Rawhide chews and alternatives offer solutions that not only save furniture, but also sanity.

Groom It Yourself

As more consumers groom their pets at home, retailers should ensure that they remain knowledgeable about, and keep their stores stocked with, reliable products.

Are You Savvy About Sustainability?

Two pet industry leaders discuss why eco-consciousness is good for business.

POSitive Impact

Much more than high-tech cash registers, POS systems can help retailers connect with customers.

Tech it Out

As technology becomes a necessary part of everyday life, pet product manufacturers have found various ways to integrate it into the ways humans interact with their pets.

Leading the Farm-to-Pet-Bowl Revolution

Stephen Trachtenberg, president of Chasing Our Tails, discusses how his company is innovating the treats and chews category with single-ingredient chews that are made and sourced in the U.S.
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