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Diet Directions

There is now a greater variety of food manufactured for small pets, and retailers can increase sales by recommending these diets to customers.

Selling Supplements

Retailers who have a good understanding of dietary supplements are in the best position to make sales to small pet owners.

Dangling Delights

Hanging chew toys are now being manufactured for small animals, which means these pets are now being offered an enhanced play experience.

Bigger and Better

Housing options for small pets are getting larger, giving these animals lots of room to exercise and play.

The Diva Department

Chinchillas are exceptional pets that require unique grooming, habitat and diet products.

Specialty Sales

Carrying a selection of small animal specialty products is one way that retailers can make their stores unique and increase sales.

Sniffing Out New Products

To keep the small animal section of the store fresh and exciting, retailers should seek out new, innovative products and highlight them on the shelf and in-store advertising.

Fresh Displays

In order for a display to be successful, it must be fresh, eye-catching and appeal to a store’s foundation customers.

Good Eats

Small pet owners now have options when it comes to feeding their pets, thanks to innovative manufacturers that offer new formulas and ingredients.

Vacation Days

Many small pet owners are planning summer trips, and retailers should let these owners know that some small pets do, in fact, like to travel.

Just Chew It

Not only do chew toys satisfy a small animal’s desire to gnaw, they are also ideal add-on sales.

The Bottom Line

Retailers should be sure to stock litter and bedding products, as they are staples that small animal owners must buy regularly.
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