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“Running a brick-and-mortar store in a recovering economy and evolving retail market is no easy feat. Today’s independent retailers encounter a variety of issues, and staying afloat can be tough. However, retailers that navigate the solutions to these problems can find long-term success. In this month’s Retailer Roundtable, pet store owners share the daily challenges they face in today’s retail landscape and how they strive to conquer those threats.Pet Business: What are the biggest challenges…”

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by Mark Kalaygian on Feb 1, 2015
“Running a profitable retail pet business can be tough, even when a store is perfectly placed to capture a steady stream of shopper traffic year round. So, how is it possible to thrive when your store is only open for half the year and sees the bulk of its sales…”
by Jennifer Boncy on Feb 1, 2015
“When it comes to pet care, feeding and providing water are about as basic as it gets. Food goes into a bowl, water goes in a separate bowl, and the pet eats and drinks. But in today’s high-tech world, even a task as simple as feeding a dog has been…”
by Stephanie A. Kaplan on Feb 1, 2015
“Evolving technology has changed the face of marketing by making it easier to gather data about specific customers. The more you know about your customers, the better you understand them. The better you understand them, the better prepared you are to make marketing decisions that influence their behavior and increase…”
by Marshall Meyers on Feb 1, 2015
“Over the past 40 years, the ornamental aquatic industry has encountered increasing scrutiny from the environmental community, international treaties and government regulators. Today, we are dealing with multiple issues on a number of fronts involving invasive species, endangered species and aquatic health. Some may wonder: Why the ornamental aquarium industry?…”