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.
Give customers an extra reason to shop in February by offering an assortment of Valentine's Day themed pet products from hair accessories to treats and tags.
Success in the pet specialty channel is not solely the domain of the companies on the Top 25 Retailers list.
Pet-related campaigns take over crowdfunding websites.
Could shoppers’ post-election hangover end up putting a lump of coal in retailers’ stocking this holiday season?
This year's show saw another jump in size, signaling growing enthusiasm in the aquatics category.
Would you ever feed your cat arenkha caviar? How about organic asparagus? If you’re nodding along, Green Pantry’s British Banquet cat food might be for you or your store.
Recent headlines indicate that online competitors are about to become even more dangerous.
Significant changes in the pet specialty retail landscape have made it difficult to distinguish which businesses qualify for this designation.
From how dogs process speech to their responses to praise, new research is showing just how much we have in common with our canine companions.
When used correctly, the popular smartphone app can be a great way for retailers to connect with pet owners.
A specialty retailer’s perspective on legislative impingements on selling big snakes and its impact on the pet trade.
As people continue to develop a more astute understanding of what companion animals require for optimal health and happiness, many pet owners are investing handsomely in services for their dogs.
If the SuperZoo trade show in Las Vegas was any indication, it looks like pet retailers could be in for a very happy holiday season.
According to at least one retailer, MAP and MRP policies could pose a danger to the same retailers they are meant to protect.
Capitalize on the game's massive popularity to draw in more customers and seize sales opportunities.
Two Salty Dogs Pet Outfitters has found a couple of clever ways to draw summer travelers.
As much joy as so many of us get from these July 4th activities, our pets often have very different ideas about the holiday.