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Fashion Forward

For PetRageous Designs, keeping up with the latest trends and embracing the humanization of pets is at the core of the business’ success.

Letting Their Hair—and Fur—Down

Conair, long a household name in human grooming products, has been gaining momentum in the pet products business.

Selling the Spa Experience

Taking the home-grooming experience beyond a simple clean cut, retailers have identified the demand for luxurious products to soothe and indulge pets.
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Why You Should Expand Before It's Too Late

Expansion can make it much easier to compete, particularly if one of pet specialty’s established powerhouse chains decides to move into your neighborhood.

What Does the Chewy.com Brand Exodus Mean for the Future?

As interesting as the response to PetSmart’s acquisition of Chewy.com has been so far, it will be even more interesting to see the implications it holds for similar deals moving forward.

One For All

What truly makes Pet Food Express stand out is the generosity that its owners have demonstrated in helping other independent retailers achieve their own success.
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Archive »Industry Voices

Fashion Forward

For PetRageous Designs, keeping up with the latest trends and embracing the humanization of pets is at the core of the business’ success.

Letting Their Hair—and Fur—Down

Conair, long a household name in human grooming products, has been gaining momentum in the pet products business.

Selling the Spa Experience

Taking the home-grooming experience beyond a simple clean cut, retailers have identified the demand for luxurious products to soothe and indulge pets.
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Archive »Executive Interviews

Putting the “Fun” in Functional

Jeff Camosci, vice president of marketing and sales, North America, for WHIMZEES, discusses how the company is revolutionizing oral care with a growing lineup of unique, natural dental chews.

Putting Quality First

Rashell Cooper, marketing director for Redbarn Pet Products, discusses how the company ensures that pet owners can provide their four-legged loved ones with safe, wholesome nutrition.

Taking Fetch to a New Level

Debbie Hamill, chief marketing officer at iFetch, discusses how the company is helping dogs around the world stay healthy, happy and out of trouble with engaging play products.
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Archive »Retailer Roundtables

Honoring Retail Excellence

Pet Business, Coastal Pet Products and the organizers of Global Pet Expo recognized 10 outstanding pet specialty retailers at Thursday’s Retailer Excellence Awards presentation.

On the High Wire

Four single-unit pet specialty retailers reveal how they are stepping up to overcome the challenges facing small, independent pet stores in today’s rapidly evolving marketplace.

Jumping Hurdles

Five pet specialty retailers explain the challenges of running independent retail operations in today's marketplace.
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