Vendor Profiles

by Seth Mendelson on Jan 1, 2014
“    Tony de Vos   As far as Tony de Vos is concerned, the defining moment for Cardinal Laboratories—the company he has been involved with for more than 40 years—came in 1991. That year, the company’s warehouse and factory burned down, and there was no way of knowing whether Cardinal could stay in business. But, thanks to a yeoman effort by his employees, as well as some strong support from vendors and retailers, Cardinal…”

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“        Martin J. Glinsky     Pet Business: What inspired you to create an alternative to traditional rawhide products?Martin J. Glinsky: My partners and I, who collectively have over 90 years of pet industry experience, were keenly interested in the dog chew area.   We did a…”
by Seth Mendelson on Dec 1, 2013
“      Executives at Multipet International think that the toy business can be as lucrative in the pet category as it is in the human world. In fact, the Moonachie, N.J.-based company has leveraged the consumer’s desire to keep their pets as happy as their kids—dare we say, perhaps…”
“      Pet Business: What was your inspiration for starting Pure Puppy?Heather Hillman: We felt that there was a void in the industry for a truly natural, nontoxic, honest product line for pets. Our Newfie puppy Olaf, when he was four months old, had his first bath with us,…”
“    Rick Geller     Pet Business: Tell us about the history of Pack ‘N Pride. How and when did you start the company? What drove you to start the company? How has it evolved since it was founded?Rick Geller: Pack ‘N Pride offers a new and innovative line…”