For these households, “affordable” might be the name of the pet ownership game.
The owner of Feathers, Fur & Scales Pets & Supplies explains why specializing in one particular aspect of the pet industry is important for mom-and-pop pet stores.
Tina Nguyen, founder and owner of Jax & Bones, explains how the company grew out of her passion to create design-focused, luxury products for pets and her commitment to U.S. manufacturing.
Two of PPN's 2018-2019 Retailer of the Year Award winners explain how they celebrate the season in their stores.
Nearly 12 years after the Great Pet Food Recall, there’s still cause for concern, according to Packaged Facts.
B.C. Henschen explains why, in today’s market, brick-and-mortar retailers still play a crucial role as influencers for pet product manufacturers.
Lisa Hisamune, director of sales at P.L.A.Y. (Pet Lifestyle and You) in San Francisco, reveals how the company’s laser-focused mission to serve pets, people and the environment has resulted in a winning product portfolio.
Big changes are in the works for Busch Pet Products, which has plans to make the move to a larger space and start offering more services.
An independent pet retailer explains why adding services to a brick-and-mortar store in order to boost foot traffic doesn’t need to be a costly undertaking.
Pet marketers and retailers that are playing the long game are betting on veterinary services.
Being genuine with customers is a priority for Gina Swansburg, owner of Gone to the Dogs in Wakefield, Mass.
The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council explains why the industry celebrates Reptile Awareness Day, which is this Sunday.
Sharon Durham, marketing communications manager for Ziwi, explains how the company leverages the strengths of New Zealand’s heritage and farming industry to bring premium-quality foods to pet store shelves.
A consumer alert from the FDA linking pet foods with potatoes and multiple legumes to canine heart disease has caused some confusion for pet owners and retailers alike.
More companies that tout fresh, human-grade pet foods have emerged to the fanfare of investors, spurring the next trend in the superpremium category.
PIJAC and the broader pet care community are working to develop and establish Recommendations for Judicious Use of Antimicrobials in Companion Animal Care.
With standout customer service and a carefully curated selection of aquarium-keeping supplies, Aqua-Holics is a destination for Florida fish lovers.
At the most recent AAFCO meeting, manufacturers and regulators stepped up to the microphone to say they were doing something in the interest of transparency.
WalletHub used factors such as pet care costs, walkability and pet businesses per capita to determine which cities are most suited for Fido and Fluffy.
In the past two years, investment in the pet industry has included upward of $23 billion in mergers and acquisitions.
At Bark & Meow, pets and their owners can choose from a wide selection of toys, treats, foods, natural remedies and more.
Pet tech is a smart play for proactive pet marketers and service providers.
With the job market improving, finding the right candidates is crucial for pet businesses.
When retailers continually research the foods they carry and learn more about pet nutrition, it’s a win for their customers and the ever-evolving pet industry as a whole.
Pet Pangaea in Los Alamos, N.M., has big plans, including offering dedicated space for local rescue groups, a large saltwater aquarium to provide educational opportunities to kids and even a customer service robot.
Amazon has entered the dog food arena with private label offerings, but whether savvy pet owners will embrace them is still debatable.
Learning everything you can about pet food recalls will make you more informed about what you are and aren’t putting on your shelves, and consumers will turn to you as a trusted resource.
Since purchasing their pet shop on Valentine’s Day 30 years ago, the Janczaks have worked steadily at building their business, which, at its heart, focuses on helping rescued pets find new homes.
Five ways that pet specialty retailers can highlight their travel product assortments and become the destination of choice for their on-the-go customers.
The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council's vice president of government affairs recently attended a workshop that gave PIJAC more information about the tarantula trade.