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 owners who are looking to stay in the black or boost their sales have to mind their four “Ps”: pets, personnel, products and presentation. The…”

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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.…”
by Robyn Bright on May 1, 2014
“    Modern or contemporary, classic or retro, the design of a person’s home, as well as their personal tastes, will determine what type of bird cage a pet owner will buy. Space availability and price will also play a role, of course, in what a bird owner chooses. Fortunately,…”