As transparency gains traction in pet nutrition, retailers and consumers are developing an appetite for clean labels and traceable products.
Champion Petfood's Transparency Council—the first of its kind in the pet industry—recently toured the company's DogStar Kitchens plant in Bowling Green, Ky., for an inside look at its approach to pet food production.
Pet product companies must understand the impact of ingredients and the level of scrutiny that consumers apply to the products they purchase.
Successfully navigate the blurred lines of today’s omnichannel pet market requires a broad view.
Supplements and remedies, including CBD and hemp products, are gaining momentum amongst consumers.
The trend toward natural foods is here to stay, and retailers should educate themselves in order to properly serve their customers.
At the annual pet industry trade show in Las Vegas, manufacturers revealed which trends they are betting on in 2018 and beyond.
Manufacturers are offering more products featuring consumers’ favorite characters and brands.
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.