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“  When discussing the ongoing success of the pet care market, even in the thick of a troubled economic climate, many industry observers are quick to point to the love that pet owners have for their companion animals as the primary driver of this trend—and rightfully so. Pets continue to enjoy a prominent position in today’s households, and consumers’ desire to provide a high level of care for these furred, finned and feathered family members…”

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by David Gill on Nov 1, 2012
“One pet retailer says that he first realized that Amazon.com was a threat to his business when his wife came home about two years ago and said that she saw the perfect television for their newly-remodeled den. “Why didn’t you buy it?” he asked her, knowing that she usually made…”
by Jennifer Boncy on Nov 1, 2012
“Perhaps to the regret of every brick-and-mortar retailer in the country, if not the world, Amazon.com is not going anywhere, anytime soon. The fact is that the giant e-commerce site will only get larger and get involved with more categories, including the various pet segments over the next few years,…”
by Melissa Breau on Sep 30, 2012
“The idea of a product having a unique story goes back to a time before there were retail stores. Back then, customers bought new products by visiting whichever family was the local expert and trading their own wares for something new. “You would go into a village and ask where…”
by Seth Mendelson on Sep 1, 2012
“The owners at Pet Club are betting that more and more shoppers will want to feed their pets the same type of ingredients that they are consuming themselves and giving to their other family members. Considering the Mesa, Ariz.-based company’s amazing growth over the last five years, it seems that…”