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Raw Potential

While raw pet food sales continue to increase, consumer perceptions remain a hurdle that every pet specialty retailer must overcome to be successful in a category full of possibilities.

Playing it Safe

Pet specialty retailers can help keep the fun in summer for pets and owners through safety-focused conversations and products.

A Crush on Plush

Pet owners are expecting more features and higher quality from the classically cute plush toy, so retailers must make their offering selections wisely.
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Archive »Dogs

Raw Potential

While raw pet food sales continue to increase, consumer perceptions remain a hurdle that every pet specialty retailer must overcome to be successful in a category full of possibilities.

Playing it Safe

Pet specialty retailers can help keep the fun in summer for pets and owners through safety-focused conversations and products.

A Crush on Plush

Pet owners are expecting more features and higher quality from the classically cute plush toy, so retailers must make their offering selections wisely.
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Archive »Grooming

Coat Check

When helping customers find the right products to care for their pets’ skin and coat, retailers should work from the inside out.

All Natural Pet Pampering

When it comes to grooming products, today’s pet parents aren’t compromising quality nor natural ingredients—they want it all.

Clean and Shiny

Retailers can turn a profit on shampoos and conditioners by working with trusted manufacturers to stock a range of solution-oriented products.
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Archive »Cats

Carried Away

Success in the feline travel category starts with stocking well-designed carriers that can ease the stress of the journey for both cat and owner.

Human (and Pet) Nature

Trends in natural nutrition continue to follow human food trends, so retailers must be prepared to answer any and all questions regarding their offerings.

Green Pet Products Go Mainstream

Manufacturers of eco-friendly pet products have gained a strong following with conscientious consumers, and retailers must also get on board to remain relevant.
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Archive »Natural /Holistic

Un-Leashing Sustainable Success

Eco-friendly collars and leashes are made with alternative materials, but shoppers still want the same great quality and design.

A Natural Resource

With a meticulous approach to product selection and true passion for pets’ wellbeing, TrailBlazer Pet Supply has made its mark as a trusted natural-focused retailer.

Human (and Pet) Nature

Trends in natural nutrition continue to follow human food trends, so retailers must be prepared to answer any and all questions regarding their offerings.
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Archive »Fish

Un-Leashing Sustainable Success

Eco-friendly collars and leashes are made with alternative materials, but shoppers still want the same great quality and design.

Filter Finesse

Pumps and filters are essential components of any tank setup, so retailers need to craft a finely tuned selection of high-quality products to meet their customers’ needs and preferences.

A Natural Resource

With a meticulous approach to product selection and true passion for pets’ wellbeing, TrailBlazer Pet Supply has made its mark as a trusted natural-focused retailer.
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Archive »Herptiles

Ribbit Ribbit

With a well-crafted environment to live in, dart frogs make for a low-maintenance and visually appealing pet.

Entertainment Value

Funny cat videos may be more of an internet sensation, but herptiles can offer just as much humor and charm as the feline set.

A Bright Future

Becoming a knowledgeable and honest source of information on heating and lighting options can help retailers build trust with their customers.
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Archive »Small Animals

Picks of the Litter

Retailers who know the preferences of their customers and the particulars of the products available will be in the best position to choose a well-performing selection of bedding products.

Supplements by Species

Learning about the supplements available for small animals puts retailers in the best position to guide customers to products that can boost their pets’ health.

Fantastic Feasts

Offering customers as wide a variety of small animal foods as possible can help expand sales in this market.
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Archive »Birds

Think Outside the Bars

To achieve sales success with large, expensive items like bird cages, retailers need to start by examining their strategy for getting customers in the door.

Best Behavior

Training with positive reinforcement early and often in a parrot’s life is key to raising a happy and well-behaved bird.

Expanding the Flock

The Bird Enjoyment and Advantage Koalition’s new myBird campaign aims to breathe new life into the exciting world of bird ownership by increasing awareness of the joys and benefits of having a feathered friend.
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