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.
With a wave of new innovations, pet tech and pet nutrition are intersecting like never before.
From kittens to quests, here are some of my favorite moments from Global Pet Expo 2019 in Orlando, Fla.
Pop-ups are a contemporary, fun way to test different markets and show off your brand and products in new or unexpected ways.
The annual trade show was the perfect opportunity to assess how natural human product trends are influencing the pet space.
Pet specialty retailers looking to heat up sales might want to consider adding refrigerated and frozen displays to their food offerings.
Cat food that is made in the USA isn't quite as popular as U.S.-made dog food, sources report—but it could be getting there.
Grooming business professionals will showcase their skills and compete with top challengers in categories during this weekend's Atlanta Pet Fair & Conference.
How in-store freezers can offer a competitive advantage for retailers of fish food.
Godfrey’s—Welcome to Dogdom in Mohnton, Pa., plans to launch a series of monthly workshops to its service offering this year.
Having to defend your premium, grain-free pet food assortment in the face of steady criticism and scrutiny can be exhausting. Talking to your suppliers and peers may help.
Now is a great time to evaluate your retail product mix and marketing efforts, according to World Pet Association president Jacinthe Moreau.
Judy Breton, director of grooming and special services at World Pet Association, shares her top trade show tips for a successful event.
Putting together a manual for training new employees doesn’t have to be a burden for shopkeepers, thanks to these four simple phases.
My dog's ancestry was an unknown that I was fine with until curiosity got the best of me.
These market developments offer clues as to the direction in which the industry is likely headed, according to Packaged Facts.