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Profiting in Wild Birds

Pet stores should offer wild bird products and advice to consumers.

Playtime for Parrots

Toys and mental stimulation are imperative to ensuring the neurological health of pet parrots.

Avian Diets

Pet parrots need intellectual stimulation, even when eating.

The Latest Trends in Birdcages

Retailers can best sell bird cages by staying up-to-date on the latest trends and knowing what suits each species.

Avian Actions

Retailers should learn to recognize how behavior changes can expose health problems in birds.

The Right Stuff

Retailers should learn the best diets and supplements for pet birds to properly educate customers.

Majority Rules

Retailers should maintain a well-stocked selection of products catering to parakeets and cockatiels, by far the most popular species of avian pet.

Performance Review

Increasing sales of both live birds and their accompanying products requires close scrutiny of the state of the department, from visual appeal to staff expertise.

Playing Favorites

Retailers should offer a wide variety of toys to help bird owners keep their clever pets happy, entertained and well-behaved.

Nesting Needs

With the right combination of high-quality cages and accessories, retailers can send new bird owners home with all the essentials for a happy, comfortable pet.

Outside the Cage

Whether a retailer caters to pet bird owners or not, failing to provide products for wild bird enthusiasts is a missed profit opportunity.

Social Strategy

Online marketing tools can be invaluable, especially for those savvy retailers who know how to capitalize on the appeal of the live animals in their stores.
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