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Major corporations are expanding their horizons and moving into the pet care space

Major corporations are expanding their horizons and moving into the pet care space

The pet industry is appealing to more and more companies that want to grow their stake in an attractive and rapidly evolving sector.

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
Interview with CEO of Pet Supplies Plus: “We’re seeing 20% growth in our services business”

Interview with CEO of Pet Supplies Plus: “We’re seeing 20% growth in our services business”

This franchise pet company is continuously working to further improve its competitiveness, including with new in-store offerings and upcoming projects to boost its online presence while preserving its local identity.

Retail, Online & DTC
9 Feb 2024
Interview with Chairman of Plaček Group: “I foresee franchising our model to France, Belgium or Sweden in the near future”

Interview with Chairman of Plaček Group: “I foresee franchising our model to France, Belgium or Sweden in the near future”

The Czech firm Plaček Group wants to revolutionize pet retailing with an innovative in-store approach. Besides that, the company – which already has close to 400 locations in Eastern Europe – is now looking for business opportunities further afield.

Retail, Online & DTC
24 Nov 2023
Key considerations in the direct-to-consumer shift

Key considerations in the direct-to-consumer shift

What are the opportunities and challenges for pet food companies when expanding their direct-to-consumer footprint?

Retail, Online & DTC
24 Nov 2023
Petcare Innovation USA ‘Best in Show Spotlight’ finalists announced

Petcare Innovation USA ‘Best in Show Spotlight’ finalists announced

The 13 petcare start-ups that were announced as the finalists of Petcare Innovation USA’s ‘Best in Show Spotlight’ will pitch their innovations during the event taking place in LA on December 5-6.

Pet Care
2 Nov 2023
These are the areas that are expected to fuel the Indian pet industry

These are the areas that are expected to fuel the Indian pet industry

With grooming and accessories becoming the fastest-growing categories, local industry leaders discuss the challenges and opportunities that could take the sector to the next level. 

Trends & Insights
31 Oct 2023
Tech corporations entering the Chinese pet market

Tech corporations entering the Chinese pet market

Following a surge of pet tech products in the Asian country, GlobalPETS rounds up the multinationals capitalizing on pet parents’ pet care and wellness needs.

Trends & Insights
27 Oct 2023
Italy reaches anti-inflation pact to bring prices down: will the pet industry join?

Italy reaches anti-inflation pact to bring prices down: will the pet industry join?

The country’s pet industry association has informed its members about the option to join this temporary government initiative.

Global Pet Industry
9 Oct 2023
A lower VAT rate to tackle price spikes?

A lower VAT rate to tackle price spikes?

The industry is calling for a temporary solution to inflationary pressure, while experts examine whether end consumers will benefit from reduced VAT.

Global Pet Industry
6 Oct 2023
What’s trending in beds and cushions?

What’s trending in beds and cushions?

From better ergonomic support to recycled and certified materials; these are the innovations in the pet bed category.

Accessories
6 Oct 2023
Pet health gaining popularity on Amazon

Pet health gaining popularity on Amazon

What do the e-commerce giant’s sales figures for the first half of this year tell us about the pet health segment in the US? We take a close look at the data.

Trends & Insights
1 Sep 2023
Building an attention-grabbing pet brand

Building an attention-grabbing pet brand

What are best practices to build a strong brand that your customers love?

Business Optimization
1 Sep 2023
Uber Eats to deliver PetSmart products in North America

Uber Eats to deliver PetSmart products in North America

GlobalPETS learned more details about the first partnership of the popular food delivery platform with a pet retailer. 

Retail, Online & DTC
19 Apr 2023
Wiggles acquires pet care startup Capt Zack

Wiggles acquires pet care startup Capt Zack

The Indian DTC firm aims to expand its product offering in the grooming category. 

Pet Care
14 Apr 2023
DTC brand Smalls bags $19 million in funding

DTC brand Smalls bags $19 million in funding

The company aims to make its cat food products more accessible as it enters into the retail sector. 

Retail, Online & DTC
6 Apr 2023
Adapting to the needs of rural consumers

Adapting to the needs of rural consumers

What action are pet retailers in North America and Europe taking to gain the loyalty of non-urban pet parents?

Global Pet Industry
24 Mar 2023
Is autoship the new revolution in pet retail?

Is autoship the new revolution in pet retail?

More businesses are implementing recurring orders into their retailing ecosystem. Consumers are embracing its convenience.

Global Pet Industry
24 Mar 2023
Country report: United Kingdom Pet populations are stagnating while competition gets fiercer

Country report: United Kingdom Pet populations are stagnating while competition gets fiercer

As pet owners look for the best ways to care for their pet – despite the current financial challenges – retail channels are doing their utmost to provide benefits for their customers.

Global Pet Industry
24 Mar 2023
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