Honoring Retailer Excellence
Odyssey Pets, Loyal Biscuit Co. and Kriser’s Natural Pet took the top honors at the fourth-annual Retailer Excellence Awards presentation at Global Pet Expo, which was sponsored by Coastal Pet Products. The awards ceremony was part of the Pet Industry Breakfast and was hosted by Global Pet Expo and Pet Business magazine on March 5. The Retailer Excellence Awards recognize outstanding independent pet specialty retailers in a variety of categories, including:
Best Overall Single-Store Retailer
Sponsored by Wholesalepet.com
Odyssey Pets - Dallas
Best Overall Retailer (2-10 Stores)
Loyal Biscuit Co. - Rockland, Maine
Best Overall Retailer (10+ Stores)
Kriser’s Natural Pet - Santa Monica, Calif.
Best Live Animal Retailer
Sponsored by Cobalt Aquatics
The Wet Spot Tropical Fish - Portland, Ore.
Sponsored by Natural Balance Pet Foods
Katie’s Pet Depot - North Brunswick, N.J.
Sponsored by Pet King Brands
Ruff Life Pet Outfitters - Petoskey, Mich.
Community Service Excellence
Sponsored by PetRageous Designs
Barks, Bones & Biscuits Bakery - Mint Hill, N.C.
Customer Service Excellence
Sponsored by Ark Naturals
Two Bostons - Naperville, Ill.
Store Design Excellence
Planet Tails - Naples, Fl.
Brookside Barkery & Bath - Kansas City, Mo.