At the annual pet industry trade show in Las Vegas, manufacturers revealed which trends they are betting on in 2018 and beyond.
With the right knowledgebase and a well-curated selection of stain and odor products, pet specialty retailers can position themselves as the go-to resource for shoppers dealing with the messy side of pet ownership.
Retailers cannot afford to miss out on the sales potential of the rapidly growing cannabinoid category.
Healing treats are gaining momentum as alternative medicine gives rise to an emerging pet food category.
As pet parents take more interest in nutrition and ingredients, raw pet foods for dogs and cats are quickly taking off.
Millennial pet owners speak out about how retailers should market their businesses to draw this generation into stores.
Retailers can provide valuable tips and personalized product recommendations that help pets stay safe during the dog days of summer.
Retailers are adding vaccination events, veterinary clinics and other health-related services to their traditional pet store offerings.
These supplements and functional treats can be seamlessly incorporated into a pet’s diet in order to improve health and wellness.
Natural products that keep pets at their best wellness are driving growth in the flourishing healthcare category.
From providing fast first-aid to healing animal ailments, these health products keep pets safe and comfortable.
As concern about the origin of pet food and supplies continues to grow, retailers should stock more products made in the USA.
Dogs aren’t the only animal companions traveling with their owners. Cats are also on the move, which is influencing how pet carriers are designed and marketed.
This wide selection of dog and cat treats can help pet parents train, reward and spoil their furry friends.
Responding to consumer desires for more well rounded nutrition, an increasing number of manufacturers are adding more fruits and vegetables to their pet foods and treats.
Meeting the demand for goods that help pet parents easily manage their animals’ waste means that manufacturers are creating innovative tools and multi-purpose solutions.
Data collected in GfK’s Pet POS panel reveals that brands tailored for the neighborhood pet channel are outperforming their counterparts in other segments of the market.
Functional treats offer consumers a way to support their pets’ physical and mental wellbeing.
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.
With growing consumer interest in high-quality pet nutrition and an ever-expanding variety of food, treats and other consumables on the market, retailers have an opportunity to reach new levels of sales success with these fast-moving categories.