With 2020 throwing challenge after challenge at retailers, the resilience of independent pet stores across America has been on full display as they’ve shored up their business practices, adjusted to COVID protocols and provided support to their communities when it was needed most.

While carrying American-made products wields significant buying power, it’s getting more difficult to find products that fully embody the Made in USA seal.

With an array of choices to consider, pet parents are depending on manufacturers to deliver quality chews made from wholesome ingredients.

Michael Stefanakos, chief revenue officer for FieldStack, explains how the company’s retail management solutions can drive success for pet stores in a rapidly changing marketplace.

As consumers become more attuned to their pets’ needs, they’re seeking out the most trustworthy and reliable hemp-based products. 

Injuries are an inevitable part of pet ownership, meaning it’s imperative consumers (and retailers) have the proper products on-hand to combat emergencies. 

Comprehensive software allows grooming salons to offer a more personal experience to clients while improving efficiencies.

Building a compelling dog food and treats inventory requires pet specialty retailers to be on top of what's important to pet owners in order to get these customers through their doors.

Elizabeth J. York, director of operations for Lone Wolf Pet Products, discusses how the company provides pet owners with U.S.-made leashes that are high-quality and durable, yet affordable.

As pet parents strive to live more eco-friendly lives, they're applying that same philosophy to their cat litter choices.

The pet enclosures and barriers category has evolved to align with the values of consumers who want to ensure the comfort—and safety—of their animals.

This treat maker isn't letting the coronavirus get in the way of innovation.

Dr. Marcie J. Campion, pet technical lead for Black Gold Pet Food, explains how the company's approach to canine nutrition provides everything a dog needs to live an energetic and adventurous life.