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by Maria Lange on Sep 1, 2014
“Just when we think pet owners could not become more identified with their furry, feathery or scaly friends, a new trend emerges to prove us wrong. Pets may still look and act like creatures to most of us; but in the eyes of their owners, they might as well be people.Consider one of the latest growth sectors we are observing in the pet market: holiday items. Overall pet food sales have grown a respectable 3.7…”

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by Mike Bober on Sep 1, 2014
“In the world of political campaigning, Labor Day marks the unofficial start to the “home stretch.” With family vacations behind them and few major holidays to distract them before Election Day, candidates believe voters are more receptive to the advertisements, mail pieces and public appearances that will help them decide…”
by Lindsey Wojcik on Sep 1, 2014
“Nine years ago, Paul Allen had a vision for a neighborhood pet store: a welcoming bakery with gourmet treats, healthy foods, pet supplies and accessories. His initial idea was to open Woof Gang Bakery as a small, single independent pet store in Jupiter, Fla. However, when construction for the location…”
“Giving back is an excellent way for any retail business to create goodwill in its community. Whether it is through monetary or in-kind donations, opportunities abound for pet retailers looking to support causes and organizations close to home. With that in mind, Pet Business asked pet store owners around the…”
“Pet Business: When was Backer’s Total Pet Expo Fall Show—which will be held Sept. 19-21 in Rosemont, Ill.—established? What has been the key to the show’s longevity, and how has it evolved over the years?Colette Fairchild: Backer’s Total Pet Expo, formerly the Pet Industry Christmas Trade Show, began in 1967.…”