by Carol Visser on Mar 30, 2015
“It used to be that customers were looking for a pet shampoo that lathers well, smells nice and cleans effectively. However, consumers today want more—much more. Pet owners are looking beyond how these products work, and focusing in on ingredient labels and how product components will affect their pets’ health and well-being. In response, both manufacturers and retailers are looking to supply consumers not only with effective products, but also the information pet parents need…”

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by Carol Visser on Mar 1, 2015
“Paper or plastic? It used to be the inevitable question asked at the grocery store checkout counter. What is the difference? People have firmly held opinions—some say paper is better because it is sustainable, while others contend that plastic costs less, can be recycled and does not take down forests.…”
by Carol Visser on Feb 1, 2015
“Shedding is a problem that just about every pet owner faces, and it can be a troublesome one. Luckily, pet retailers are in a position to be shedding solution heroes for their customers. Some thoughtful merchandising and customer education can lead to strong sales and provide much-needed help for customers…”
by Carol Visser on Dec 29, 2014
“Winter is the time of year when mud, rain, snow and cold make it difficult to keep pets clean, tidy and sweet smelling. Luckily, between-bath sprays and wipes can make it a whole lot simpler.These handy products can keep a pet looking and smelling good for extended periods of time…”
by Carol Visser on Dec 1, 2014
“Clippers are among the most important tools that groomers utilize, and stylists tend to use specific clippers for different jobs. The most popular are small, lightweight trimmers for smaller jobs; larger, heavy-duty clippers for tough shave-down jobs or thick coats; and an everyday clipper. Multiple clippers can represent a substantial…”