The pace at which marketers are flooding the cannabidiol (CBD) space is stunning, and the phenomenon has important implications for both the pet supplements market and the industry as a whole.
Indie retailers need to seek out product manufacturers that not only make products, but also help sell them.
The Companion Shop in Stevens Point, Wis., caters to dogs and cats by offering healthful, quality products and keeping up with the latest trends.
Customer reviews online do not have to make or break a pet business’s reputation, if business owners are willing to read and respond to concerns or praise.
New research reveals that dogs mirror the stress levels of their owners, reaffirming the notion that emotions can be contagious.
A new pet friendly hotel, which is set to open in Kanab, Utah, a week before SuperZoo, is just the most recent example of how much pet-centric culture has taken hold in the U.S.
Pet specialty retailers can appeal to their tech-savvy shoppers with these tech-driven products.
These pet product categories present ample opportunity for pet product marketers looking to capitalize on the human trend of snacking between meals.
A successful future in retail requires data. Are you fortune telling or forecasting?
As the internet continues to swallow up increasingly larger slices of the pet pie, brick-and-mortars are forced to retool their strategies.
Sustainability is top of mind for today’s shoppers. Thus, pet retailers have much to gain by becoming more eco-conscious.
The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) has relaunched the campaign, which is designed to educate pet owners and protect the environment from invasive species.
Mark Sapir, chief marketing officer for Stella & Chewy’s in Oak Creek, Wis., discusses the inspiration behind the company and how it has grown to become a staple in the raw pet food space.
Distributors remain a vital part of the supply chain, and PIDA’s Power of D website details how much retailers have to gain by understanding the critical and diverse roles these companies play.
B.C. Henschen explains why he's been tempted to offer potential employees some advice.
Executives at several fast-growing pet business franchises, including Woof Gang Bakery and Dogtopia, explain why exhibiting at IFE equates to future expansion.
David Lummis, the lead pet market analyst for Packaged Facts, explains why retailers can't afford to forget the promise behind the popular slogan.
The pet community has seen a number of high-profile consolidations in recent years.
Industry insiders speculate on what Chewy’s move to go public means—and how retailers can brace themselves for the potential impact.
This fast-growing Canadian chain emphasizes innovation, customer service, nutrition and community fun.
Independent grocery stores are sometimes hesitant to compete in the pet category, but IGA is encouraging its stores to get into the pet game.
The retail giant, which has approximately 1,300 stores nationwide, launched its same-day delivery service through Shipt last week.
Pointy is empowering brick-and-mortars by using Google search results to push shoppers into their local pet stores.
Tim Simonds, CEO of Merrick Pet Care in Evanston, Ill., discusses Merrick Pet Care’s admirable growth and the company’s commitment to the pet specialty channel.
In honor of National Pet Day, I and Love and You teamed up with several pet rescues in Colorado to help adoptable pets find their forever homes.
WPA’s Retail Operating Performance Report helps pet businesses determine where they stand and identify how they can grow and improve.
Making meaningful connections with people who share your interests and can offer advice can be well worth the effort.
More and more shoppers are in the market for products that can rid their pets and homes of fleas and ticks using natural—and effective—products.
From family vacations to trips to the store, pets are ever more mobile, and retailers with the right mix of travel products will see rewards.
Living Pawsitively focuses on cat and dog health, providing consumers with high-quality, nutrition-focused solutions for their pets.