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A Decade of Growth

The 2019 edition of Pet Business’ Top 25 Retailers list reveals that the pet specialty channel’s premier chains continue to expand at an incredible pace.

Harnessing the Power of the Internet

Even brick-and-mortar retailers firmly rooted in the physical world must become expert navigators of the digital realm to stand out in an increasingly crowded market.

The Top 25 Pet Retailers in North America

The 2018 Pet Business Top 25 Retailers list shows that North America’s largest pet store chains continued to experience phenomenal growth over the past year—a trend that shows no signs of slowing.

The Top Pet Products of 2018

The 17th-annual Pet Business Industry Recognition Award celebrates the best that the pet care category has to offer.

Feeding Frenzy

Pets are considered members of the family, and owners want to provide them with the proper nutrition. With so many options available and trends taking off, it can be hard to keep up and sift through them.

Celebrating Innovation

Pet Business honors the ground-breaking products that are driving growth in the pet specialty channel with the 16th-annual Industry Recognition Awards.

Making the Holidays a Hit

To make the most of the opportunities that come with the holiday season, retailers must build the right selection of fun holiday-themed and giftable products, and have their merchandising and marketing strategies in place early.

Grasping Gen Y

Millennial pet owners speak out about how retailers should market their businesses to draw this generation into stores.

Healthcare Providers

Retailers are adding vaccination events, veterinary clinics and other health-related services to their traditional pet store offerings.

Lone Wolves

By offering a unique product selection, coupled with exceptional customer service in a fun and entertaining environment, independent pet stores can come out ahead of the pack.

What’s Feeding Pet Stores?

Sales data collected from more than 11,000 pet specialty stores reveals the pet food trends that are driving success for retailers across the country.

Making Waves

Three successful aquatics-focused retailers discuss the unique opportunities and challenges they face in today’s marketplace.

A Way of Life

Driven by passion for a specific identity or set of values, several brands are proving their lifestyle-focused models can thrive in an industry growing ever more competitive.

Cultivating Success

While the pet industry has proven to be fertile ground for growing successful retail chains, expanding a one-store operation into a multi-unit powerhouse can be quite challenging—and risky—when you’re working with limited resources.

Preparing for Life After Millennials

The pet industry’s efforts to engage Millennials appear to be paying off quite nicely; but what is being done to build the next generation of pet owners?

Competing With Convenience

Brick-and-mortar pet retailers can effectively defend their market share from online competitors by making the shopping experience easier for customers.

Filling an Important Function

Treats with CBD and other on-trend ingredients support various health issues for pets.

As Nature Intended

Raw diets for cats and dogs are becoming more of a household staple, so retailers should educate themselves on the benefits and safety of feeding pets raw foods.

Holiday Hustle

How stores are preparing displays for the holiday season.

10 Sales-Boosting Marketing Techniques

There are a variety of strategies that retailers can utilize to increase store revenue in the digital age.
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