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by Cathy Calliotte on Mar 1, 2014
“   Cathy Calliotte       Most of the time, the legislative issues that impact a retailer’s business will motivate them to send a message to their elected officials and an alert to customers, but not much more.  But when a bill has the potential to fundamentally change the way our industry does business–for better or for worse–more is required.  In those instances, a well-planned, well-executed issue campaign can be the difference between success and…”

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by Jennifer Boncy on Mar 1, 2014
“Someone entering any of the Fish Gallery’s three Texas locations for the first time is likely to be awed. The centerpiece of each store is the design center, which features a mega tropical-fish tank and a place to sit and take it all in, while ensconced in a setting that…”
“Whether they’re managing the store, a shift or a department, a retailer’s leadership team must have a certain set of skills in order to be successful. In this month’s Roundtable Retailer, thriving pet retailers across the country divulged to Pet Business the specific skills they look for in a manager. …”
by Andrew Darmohraj on Feb 1, 2014
“  Andy Darmohraj         The 10th anniversary of Global Pet Expo (March 12-14 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.) will mark the show’s biggest year ever. More exhibitors are registered in 2014 than any year prior, and buyer attendance is expected to be at…”
by Nora Caley on Feb 1, 2014
“    It’s not enough to set down a bowl of water and a bowl of kibble for pets. Some pet owners prefer to give their feline and canine companions filtered water and automatically portion-controlled food. Just as consumers are shopping for high-quality, healthful foods for their pets, they are…”