There are numerous pet-related holidays that can provide retailers with an opportunity to engage with current and prospective customers, but storeowners must choose the right observances and approach.
As pet owners increasingly integrate new technologies into their everyday lives, they are looking for similar advancements in a variety of pet product categories.
Manufacturers are introducing products that make it easier than ever to travel with pets.
Shampoos and conditioners are a key moneymaker for pet specialty stores that understand what customers want and are tuned into the latest offerings on the market.
Supplements and remedies offer dog owners effective solutions for maintaining their pets’ health, resolving problems and avoiding vet bills.
From a stroll around the block to a mountain trek, these dog-walking products can help pets and owners be prepared for anything.
Manufacturers are expanding environmentally conscientious offerings to produce sustainable goods that protect consumers—and the planet.
More than luxurious spa treatments for well-pampered pets, natural grooming products are often practical products that serve a greater purpose.
By combining dedication to pet nutrition, customer service and community involvement, the Loyal Biscuit Co. has earned the loyalty and love of Maine’s pet owners.
It is 2016, and even Fido is going high-tech. Automated feeders and fountains offer opportunities for retailers to rethink the standard category.
Dog treats are not just great tasting, they’ve become more functional, giving dog owners the ability to better match treat to lifestyle and pet specialty retailers the chance to ring up higher sales.
The latest edition of Pet Business’ Top 25 Retailers list is populated with powerhouse pet store chains that continue to grow by leaps and bounds.
In an industry undergoing a wave of consolidation, Whitebridge Pet Brands aims to preserve and support the ingenuity of small companies.
In an exclusive interview with Pet Business, WellPet and Sojos officials discuss what drove a merger between two of the industry’s premier pet food companies, and what can be expected from the marriage moving forward.
Products designed to keep animals fresh and clean between baths represent a major convenience for pet owners and a tremendous selling opportunity for retailers.
Independent pet specialty retailers must be relentless in their data-driven pursuit of smarter shelf allocations.
Neil Werde, managing director of canine development for Worldwise, Inc., explains how the company’s Guaranteed On Board program ensures fewer hassles for traveling pet owners.
In protecting the perception of premium and super-premium pet foods in the eyes of consumers, pet specialty retailers shoulder a critical responsibility and gain an unmatched opportunity.
As more dog owners shy away from complex foods containing unpronounceable ingredients, producers of limited-ingredient diets are keeping it simple, devising natural, recognizable options.
Although there is no single set of industry standards to define natural pet treats, it is clear that many manufacturers are devoted to setting a high bar with their products.