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Belgian households own fewer pets in 2024

Belgian households own fewer pets in 2024

Cats remain the most popular pet, but the number of dogs is increasing. GlobalPETS has the details.
Trends & Insights
25 Jun 2024
Maxi Zoo opens 350th store in France

Maxi Zoo opens 350th store in France

The French retailer aims to end the year with nearly 400 locations open nationwide.
Retail, Online & DTC
25 Jun 2024
Iper La grande i rebrands its pet business

Iper La grande i rebrands its pet business

The Italian hypermarket chain expands its product portfolio to more than just food.
Retail, Online & DTC
24 Jun 2024
Latest investments in the pet insurance sector

Latest investments in the pet insurance sector

Rainwalk Technology, RSA Insurance Group and Healthy Paws have recently attracted strategic investments.
Global Pet Industry
24 Jun 2024
HR alert: Protix appoints new CCO

HR alert: Protix appoints new CCO

Piotr Postepski will spearhead the firm’s international expansion as insect space gains momentum.
Global Pet Industry
21 Jun 2024
Top Indian aquafeed player moves into pet food

Top Indian aquafeed player moves into pet food

The Growel Group plans to invest $11 million in developing its pet portfolio locally and internationally.
Pet Food
21 Jun 2024
Nationwide to cancel 100,000 pet insurance policies

Nationwide to cancel 100,000 pet insurance policies

The American pet insurance provider has announced the non-renewal due to inflationary pressures.
Pet Care
20 Jun 2024
What do cat parents look for when buying pet food?

What do cat parents look for when buying pet food?

More than 6 out of 10 prioritize ingredient quality, but some are unsatisfied with the current market offerings.
Trends & Insights
20 Jun 2024
How Heads Up For Tails is taking its business internationally

How Heads Up For Tails is taking its business internationally

After opening in Singapore, the Indian-based pet retailer will look for opportunities in the Middle East and South East Asia.
Retail, Online & DTC
19 Jun 2024
German DTC pet food brand closes investment

German DTC pet food brand closes investment

Provital received a capital investment to enhance its product portfolio and markets.
Retail, Online & DTC
19 Jun 2024
Mars starts production in Chinese pet food factory

Mars starts production in Chinese pet food factory

The Tianjin plant, located 150 km from Beijing, will supply Mars’ pet portfolio nationwide.
Production & Packaging
18 Jun 2024
Tom&Co acquires online veterinary pharmacies PharmaPets and Vetostore

Tom&Co acquires online veterinary pharmacies PharmaPets and Vetostore

The Belgian pet retailer expects to accelerate its digital strategy in the European market.
Retail, Online & DTC
18 Jun 2024
US: Pet food and treats sales increased by $30 billion over the past 5 years

US: Pet food and treats sales increased by $30 billion over the past 5 years

GlobalPETS dives into Statista’s insights about the performance of pet products nationwide.
Trends & Insights
17 Jun 2024
New bill in Italy proposes VAT relief on pet food and vet products

New bill in Italy proposes VAT relief on pet food and vet products

Value-added tax would decrease from the current 22% to 10%. But what are the chances of this proposal succeeding?
News
17 Jun 2024
Chewy continues rollout of vet clinic network

Chewy continues rollout of vet clinic network

The online pet retailer recently opened 2 new centers in Atlanta and has more in the pipeline. GlobalPETS learns more.
Pet Care
14 Jun 2024
Dog owners recognize diet as a controlling pillar for longevity yet fail to act on it

Dog owners recognize diet as a controlling pillar for longevity yet fail to act on it

A recent survey revealed a gap between pet parents' understanding of how to increase their pets' longevity and their actual approach.
Trends & Insights
14 Jun 2024
Cat microchipping becomes mandatory in the UK

Cat microchipping becomes mandatory in the UK

The government is to create a single point of access to collate all microchip records in one place.
Global Pet Industry
13 Jun 2024
Taiwan: new pet ID system, registration trends and vet concentration

Taiwan: new pet ID system, registration trends and vet concentration

GlobalPETS covers the latest developments in the East Asian country that are impacting the local pet industry.
News
13 Jun 2024
Sales up, profits down: PetMeds’ performance impacted by PetCareRx acquisition

Sales up, profits down: PetMeds’ performance impacted by PetCareRx acquisition

The American online pharmacy wants to drive growth and improve profitability in the next fiscal year.
News
12 Jun 2024
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