Germany

Fressnapf posts record €4 billion turnover in 2023

Fressnapf posts record €4 billion turnover in 2023

How did the German pet retailer increase its business by 15% in a turbulent year? Here are the details.

Retail, Online & DTC
21 Feb 2024
Interzoo 2024: record-breaking over 2,000 exhibitors

Interzoo 2024: record-breaking over 2,000 exhibitors

The leading international trade fair for pet supplies will host exhibitors from 69 countries in the German city of Nuremberg in May.

Global Pet Industry
19 Feb 2024
Westfleisch acquires The Petfood Company

Westfleisch acquires The Petfood Company

Germany’s second-largest meat marketer has bought the pet food manufacturer’s entire business as of 1 February.

Pet Food
19 Feb 2024
2024: looking back but moving forward

2024: looking back but moving forward

After an eventful 2023 worldwide, pet businesses and experts in the field are now looking to the future – but with caution.

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
The acquisitions driving the pet industry forward

The acquisitions driving the pet industry forward

As 2024 starts to take shape, what will be the impact of some of the sizeable investments in different parts of the sector and the globe last year?

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
Certification is much more than a quality label

Certification is much more than a quality label

As certification schemes become more popular in many industries, experts in the field decode the value of these credentials for the pet sector.

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
Consumer preference for quality pet food hasn’t diminished despite inflation

Consumer preference for quality pet food hasn’t diminished despite inflation

A recent survey reveals that while most pet parents felt the inflationary hike, only 1 in 6 switched to cheaper brands. The rest continued to prioritize quality, nutrition and health benefits over price.

Trends & Insights
6 Feb 2024
A new round of appointments in the pet industry

A new round of appointments in the pet industry

Zooplus, TasFoods, Bella & Duke, ADM and Crespel & Deiters have recently announced changes in their management teams.

Global Pet Industry
25 Jan 2024
Das Futterhaus: positive sales trend in 2023

Das Futterhaus: positive sales trend in 2023

The pet retailer posted €580 million ($630.44M) in revenue across its network in Germany and Austria.

Retail, Online & DTC
25 Jan 2024
Looking at the pet industry’s new appointments as we step into 2024

Looking at the pet industry’s new appointments as we step into 2024

From pet insurance to retail, there have been various C-suite changes in the past weeks.

Global Pet Industry
8 Jan 2024
German vet start-up Filu Vet closes €5 million investment

German vet start-up Filu Vet closes €5 million investment

The company discusses with GlobalPETS where it plans to allocate the new capital.

Pet Care
13 Dec 2023
2024: an optimistic year for these 2 insect pet food players?

2024: an optimistic year for these 2 insect pet food players?

Insect supplier Entobel (Singapore) and insect pet food manufacturer Percuro (UK) share their plans with GlobalPETS.

Global Pet Industry
11 Dec 2023
Pet food brand recognized by the German Sustainability Award 2024

Pet food brand recognized by the German Sustainability Award 2024

Green Petfood has been awarded for its holistic commitment to creating innovative and sustainable food concepts for dogs and cats.

Pet Food
8 Dec 2023
JAB Holdings reshuffles management team

JAB Holdings reshuffles management team

Current CEO Olivier Goudet is stepping down and will be replaced by Joachim Creus.

Global Pet Industry
5 Dec 2023
BARF pet food: the story so far

BARF pet food: the story so far

The raw pet food sector is rapidly evolving, but there are some key challenges it needs to overcome.

Pet Food
24 Nov 2023
Fressnapf acquires Dutch retailer Jumper

Fressnapf acquires Dutch retailer Jumper

The German firm wants to strengthen its footprint in the Netherlands as part of a European expansion plan. 

Retail, Online & DTC
16 Nov 2023
October: pet investments in a nutshell

October: pet investments in a nutshell

GlobalPETS rounds up all key investments and funding across the pet space from the month we are leaving behind.

News
30 Oct 2023
This is how Zooplus wants to strengthen its footprint in Central and Western Europe

This is how Zooplus wants to strengthen its footprint in Central and Western Europe

The online pet retailer is improving its logistics and delivery capabilities. GlobalPETS learns more.

Global Pet Industry
26 Oct 2023
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