Vendor Profiles

“Pet Business: How did Starmark get started? What inspired the creation of the company?Emily Benson: Starmark began in 1994 as a six-kennel training and boarding company in the owner’s backyard in Tucson, Ariz. Wanting to grow the business, he and his business partner moved the company to our current location, just outside of Austin, Texas, in Hutto. Starmark is now one of the largest training and boarding facilities in the world, with a 100,000 square-foot…”

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by Seth Mendelson on Mar 1, 2015
“Pet King Brands offers a number of products under the brand name ZYMOX, which are formulated with natural enzymes to help manage many common health problems of pet’s ears, skin and mouth. While the products are somewhat new to retailers, they have enjoyed a long history of being used and…”
“What is is being designed to be straightforward and an uncomplicated directory to allow consumers to find the best products and services available to them. Consisting of a large network of suppliers, manufacturers and vendors worldwide, will make it easy for consumers to find and purchase products…”
“Pet Business: What are some of the most important trends in the pet bed and pet toy categories?Will Chen: In my opinion, one of the prevailing trends in the pet bedding and pet toy categories has always been innovation. Product cycles are getting shorter, and customers are always asking, “What’s…”
by Mark Kalaygian on Feb 1, 2015
“It is no secret that many of the best pet product innovations often get their start in the world of human products. The same can sometimes be said of the most successful pet product innovators, and Gretchen George, co-founder and president of Burlington, Mass.-based PetRageous Designs, is a prime example.As…”