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Fueling Success

Chris Meiering, marketing director for Zuke's, discusses how his company is helping retailers succeed in the increasingly segmented pet treat category.

The Raw Truth

Patricia Greene, founder and CEO of Raw Bistro Pet Fare, discusses why not all raw food and treats are equal.

Cat Power, By the Numbers

Looking closely at sales data and pet-owner attitudes reveals key feline opportunities for pet retailers.

Word Search

Retailers can achieve success with natural grooming products by understanding what ingredients and phrases stand out to consumers who are shopping this category.

Pet Care Trust Calls for Pets in the Classroom Grant Applications

Merrick Pet Care Revamps Whole Earth Farms Food

Cloud Star Completes Recapitalization, Hires CEO

Wild & Dangerous Regulation

A new regulatory board in West Virginia threatens to outlaw common pets like gerbils, hamsters and salamanders.

Getting a Grip

When it comes to collars, leashes and harnesses, today's dog owners have no intention of sacrificing style for quality, strength and durability.

Right Tools for the Job

Offering pet owners the grooming tools they need, along with some valuable guidance, can help a retailer boost sales in the short run and gain loyal customers in the long run.

The First Family of Pet Food

A fifth-generation family owned and operated company, Fromm Family Foods has been innovating canine nutrition for nearly a century.

Fresh Take on Litter

The cat litter category is highly competitive-but it is a product segment that also offers a lot of opportunity for retailers that handle it correctly.

Racking Up Sales

Antlers and other natural chews make up one of the fastest-growing pet product segments, offering a unique opportunity for retailers that can successfully navigate this lucrative category.

Home Expansion

Larger cages for small animals are trending up, but retailers will need to be prepared to answer customers' many questions about suitable habitats and their features.

Catering to Posh Pets

With its flagship “Lifestyle Center” in Beverly Hills, Calif., Pussy & Pooch is redefining what a pet store can be.

Sink or Swim

Since excess proteins in a tank can be disastrous for its inhabitants, hobbyists will need the best protein skimmers available to keep their aquariums thriving

The Price is Right

The China Syndrome

Kona Benellie Blanket Comforts Shelter Dogs

Nite Beam Products Enters Pet Market with Safety Leashes, Collars

Nature's Variety Forges Joint Venture with Agrolimen

Cardinal Laboratories President Receives WPA Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Tim's Pet Food Unveils Treats

Emerald Pet's Twizzies Display Rack

Elive Makes Feeding Frozen Fish Food Simple with EasyThaw Line

Fromm Marks Milestone with New Website

Stadium Cribs Supports Pet Lovers' Favorite Teams, Charities

Pet Industry Women of the Year Award Finalists Announced

“I and love and you” Goes Grain Free

Natura Petz Offers Five New Solution-Oriented Supplements

Horizon Worldwide Expands Into Pet Market with PetPictures.com

LADS Pet Supplies Expands, Celebrates Open House

Eagle Flexible Packaging Introduces Spouted Pouches

Dog Rocks Teams Up with Matrix Partners

Philadelphia's SBA Names EcoTech Marine Exporter of the Year

Coastal Pet Adds Dog Products to Harley-Davidson Collection

SynergyLabs Reformulates Veterinary Formula Clinical Care Products

Distributor Announcements: July 2014

Rapid Growth Spurs Stella & Chewy's to Move Headquarters

Cardinal's Full Life Treats Get Packaging Makeover

Petsport Toys Provide Fun for Shelter Dogs

Kinn Expands to Pet Specialty Market

Evolving App-etites

The growing popularity of pet-centric mobile applications can provide retailers with insight on how to appeal to increasingly technology-focused consumers.

Putting the Web to Work

Arming the DIY Groomer

Retailers have much to gain from supplying customers with the tools and information they need to groom their pets at home.

The Evolution of Jack's

Built on a strong foundation of three generations of family ownership, Jack's Pets began operating on a whole new level when it was re-branded a few years ago.

Nulo Donates 5,000 Lbs. of Food to Humane Society Silicon Valley

Growth Ark

A pioneer in the natural pet products movement, Ark Naturals is staying ahead of the curve with its wholesome, solution-oriented approach to animal wellness.

Chew on This

Suzanne Madenis, marketing executive for Jones Natural Chews Co., discusses how the company is adding value to the popular meat-based treats and chews category.

The Sharp-Dressed Dog

As dressing dogs up-either in fun costumes or functional yet fashionable clothing-gains traction, manufacturers are giving pet owners lots of stylish options and pet retailers profitable opportunities.

Herps and the Law

Pet specialty retailers in the herp arena need to know and live by the law, while also staying on top of pending legislation that threatens the hobby.

Halftime Analysis

During the first six months of 2014, state-level lawmakers were quite busy in advancing legislation that will inevitably impact pet stores within their jurisdiction.

The Cat's Meow

Ailurophile entrepreneurs in Mexico City prove that there is indeed a market for cat-centric retail.

Show Strategy

Retailers can ensure that they have a successful trade-show experience by making solid plans and taking advantage of every opportunity presented by the event.

The Real Ramifications

The growing number of bans on live-animal sales across the United States will end up serving as a perfect illustration of the law of unintended consequences.

A Safe Haven

Life is good Collection by Planet Dog Spans Multiple Product Categories

Getting First-Aid Right

Retailers can arm pet owners with accurate information and the right first-aid products necessary to address a range of avian injuries or emergencies.

Green Cleaning Made Easy

As consumers adopt health-focused practices in all aspects of their lives, they will leave behind potentially harmful cleaning products in favor of safer, more natural solutions.

Passion for P.L.A.Y.

Deborah Feng, co-founder and director of sales and operations for P.L.A.Y., Inc., discusses how the company stays at the forefront of the eco-friendly trend with affordable, high-quality products that are good for pets and the environment.

Handling Freshwater Livestock

A knowledgeable staff and healthy livestock display setups are key to building a robust freshwater fish business.

Into the Wild

Pet food manufacturers are introducing a steady stream of diets based around a wide range of exotic protein sources, arming retailers with a variety that not only appeals to the preferences of pet owners, but also meets the needs of companion animals.

On the Cutting Edge

In a little more than four years, Quaker Pet Group has developed into one of the most aggressively innovative manufacturers in the pet care market.

Bake Sale

Baked and gourmet treat manufacturers are helping pet owners feel good about pampering their pets, by offering wholesome, healthy options.

A Tropical Boost

Nutritional powerhouses, such as coconut oil, can be a boost for small-animal health.

Starting from Scratch

Cat owners love that their feline friends have a wild side, but that means providing product solutions that allow cats to use their skills in a non-harmful way.
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