Pet specialty retailers who embrace the explosive CBD category stand to realize increased store traffic and substantial sale increases.
Evolving customer needs and values are driving cat litter innovation.
CEO Carina Evans explains how the British-born company has translated its early success into a flourishing business in the U.S. and Canada.
With a clear understanding of the wants and needs of pets and their owners—and a tightly controlled supply chain that is designed to deliver—the CEO of Chasing our Tails has formulated a winning approach to producing single- and limited-ingredient dog chews and treats.
Pet owners are eager to travel and bring their pets along for the ride.
As more individuals and families opened up their homes to pets this past year, there’s more opportunity than ever for independent retailers to connect with this new consumer base.
Wahl Animal Elite Educator Judi Cantu-Thacker discusses whether joining this fast-growing segment of the grooming industry is the right career move for you.
Through strengthened partnerships with veterinarians, independent pet retailers can provide a more comprehensive health portfolio for pets.
To prevent health issues down the line, customers can take a proactive approach to pet wellness by investing in quality sources of nutrition.
Retailers can play a key role in pets’ preventative health by investing in external care categories.
When setting up a robust training department, retailers can rely on useful strategies to boost sales and encourage repeat customers.
While customers continue to gravitate toward U.S.-made products, it may not be the most important factor in a customer’s purchasing decision.
As customers return to their traditional in-person shopping habits, pet retailers must be prepared to provide a safe, healthy in-store experience.
Pet specialty retailers can appeal to cat owners by curating a toy selection that offers a multitude of benefits for cats.
These supplements help to support a pet’s health from the inside out.
Blaine Phillips, CEO of Phillips Pet Food & Supplies, discusses how the distribution company—and the pet industry—has changed since he temporarily retired in 2016, as well as his vision for the future.
As customers and their pets welcome the warmer weather, these summer essentials will ensure everyone is ready for some fun in the sun.
Professional groomers should consider these 10 tips for reducing the stress that grooming puts on their bodies.
In a year marked by a worldwide pandemic, a volatile economic picture, social unrest and even natural disasters, the pet industry’s biggest retail chains continued to thrive by leveraging their unique strengths while developing new channels to reach customers.
As customers learn more about functional treats, retailers have a chance to step in and personally direct them to the safest, most effective products available.