by Robyn Bright on Oct 1, 2014
“    In order to attract a wide variety of wild birds to their front lawns and backyards, avid bird watchers must have the right feeders and food assortment to appeal to various species. This is where pet stores can shine. By offering a variety of wild-bird food and feeders, retailers can make loyal customers of these avian enthusiasts.   While many bird lovers still commonly offer seeds, and for good reason—black-oil sunflower seeds will…”

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by Robyn Bright on Sep 1, 2014
“It is a great time to be a pet specialty retailer. Even in the harshest of economic climates, the industry has proven resilient, as nothing seems to dampen people’s love for their animal companions. However, not even this hardy customer base can guarantee every pet retailer’s success. Pet specialty store…”
by Robyn Bright on Jul 31, 2014
“When you were a child, did your mother force you—or at least try to force you—to eat certain foods that you simply hated? For me, it was green beans, and to this day, I cannot stand them. Every week, my mom would make them, and I would always figure out…”
by Robyn Bright on Jul 1, 2014
“Every bird owner faces the possibility of having to deal with an injury or emergency at some point in their pet’s life; therefore, it is imperative for store personnel to understand and be able to explain to customers what to do and how to be prepared. Owners of caged birds…”
by Robyn Bright on Jun 1, 2014
“To stay healthy, pet birds must eat foods that cover all of their nutritional needs. It is a simple statement—and it seems obvious—but pet owners often do not know exactly what their birds need. Unlike dogs or cats, there are many species of caged birds, each with different nutritional requirements.…”