The long term threat to our industry is not Amazon or Chewy.
As interesting as the response to PetSmart’s acquisition of Chewy.com has been so far, it will be even more interesting to see the implications it holds for similar deals moving forward.
Through the pilot, more than 80 local businesses in Franklin, Tenn. opened their doors to pets, aiming to see just how the invitation to pets would impact the local community and economy.
We know Pets in the Classroom has a multitude of benefits for children, but what about pets in the workplace?
Fetch My Pet is a new iPhone app created to help pet parents manage the different parts of a pet’s life.
Watch out, groomers: Some pet parents are looking to cut grooming costs by taking their pets to “self-serve” dog washing boutiques.
We now know that London is abuzz with a slew of deluxe dog spas, but the luxury doesn’t stop there.
Customers will get a chance to see if their pets are calendar worthy while contributing to some great causes.
When flying with pets, parents earn stamps that lead to big future savings
Two pet salons in London are taking luxury to a new level with services like facials, pedicures and massages for pets.
From Tampa to Portland, U.S. cities are prepared to be hosts with the most for your pet travel partners.
Could private-labeling end up hurting pet retailers in the long term?
If you want to communicate with Millennials, you’ve gotta speak their language.
What can pet stores do when a brand they have invested time and effort into suddenly jumps into a new retail channel or—maybe even worse—aligns itself with an online outlet that offers retail pricing below what most brick-and-mortar establishments pay at wholesale?
Could the recently announced deal with PetSmart actually defang the online pet food outlet?
Pet Business returned from the 25th anniversary of Petfood Forum with a wealth of knowledge around pet food trends, pet food marketing and more.
Now that we’ve seemingly got the Millennials all figured out—at least when it comes to how they shop for pet products—is it time to shift our focus to the next up-and-coming generation of consumers?
Text-message marketing can be a great way for pet specialty retailers to reach their target customers—if you take the right approach.
With all the talk about Millennials over the past several years, it may seem impossible that pet industry prognosticators could have underestimated the impact that these consumers have had—and will continue to have—on our marketplace.
Remember when it was easy to build and sustain a successful pet retail operation? Yeah, neither do I.