Italy

European pet food manufacturers establish new group

European pet food manufacturers establish new group

SANYpet, Natural Line and Codico have created a new production and distribution group to capture the international market.

Pet Food
22 Feb 2024
Italian pet wellness company Jampy secures €1 million investment

Italian pet wellness company Jampy secures €1 million investment

The Milan-based firm wants to expand its portfolio across Europe and beyond.

Pet Care
20 Feb 2024
GPF 2024: present and future of the pet industry

GPF 2024: present and future of the pet industry

More than 300 insiders gathered in Venice to share their knowledge, experiences and key insights on opportunities for pet businesses.

Global Pet Industry
29 Jan 2024
Arcaplanet: new digital features, more stores and sustainable targets

Arcaplanet: new digital features, more stores and sustainable targets

The biggest Italian pet retailer shares with GlobalPETS the achievements in 2023 and plans for the upcoming year.

Retail, Online & DTC
14 Dec 2023
Which are the most popular online pet businesses in Italy?

Which are the most popular online pet businesses in Italy?

A consulting company analyzed the performance of more than 100 online pet retailers in November.

Retail, Online & DTC
1 Dec 2023
How much does it cost to have a pet in Italy in 2023?

How much does it cost to have a pet in Italy in 2023?

Nearly 6 out of 10 pet parents in the country experienced increased pet-related costs. These are the details.

Trends & Insights
20 Nov 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
Are you coming to the pet industry’s leading networking event?

Are you coming to the pet industry’s leading networking event?

In January 2024, around 250 executives from leading pet companies will gather at the GlobalPETS Forum in Venice for 3 days of networking and inspiring presentations. Will you join them?

Global Pet Industry
6 Oct 2023
Retail sector has pet supplies in its sights

Retail sector has pet supplies in its sights

The role of supermarkets and hypermarkets in our industry is increasing. Are they becoming an essential part of the pet retailing ecosystem worldwide?

Global Pet Industry
6 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
Is Partner in Pet Food considering the sale of the business?

Is Partner in Pet Food considering the sale of the business?

The Hungarian pet food manufacturer is valued at approximately €2 billion ($2.2B).

Global Pet Industry
23 Aug 2023
UK delays plastic packaging tax scheme

UK delays plastic packaging tax scheme

Pet businesses will have until October 2025 to start paying the cost of recycling their packaging.

Production & Packaging
23 Aug 2023
Analysis: European pet population grew by 11% in 2022

Analysis: European pet population grew by 11% in 2022

Nearly half of the households in the region have at least 1 pet. We take a look at what’s happening in each country.

Trends & Insights
19 Jul 2023
Getting closer to €3B: Italian pet food turnover spurt in 2022

Getting closer to €3B: Italian pet food turnover spurt in 2022

The pet population in the country slightly increased to 65 million, with more than 4 out of 10 households owning an animal.

Trends & Insights
15 May 2023
Zoomark’s 20th edition kicks off in Bologna

Zoomark’s 20th edition kicks off in Bologna

We take a look at what the industry can expect at the trade show taking place in Italy.

News
12 May 2023
The Italian pet retailer landscape in a nutshell

The Italian pet retailer landscape in a nutshell

Supermarkets reign supreme in the offline channel, while competition between pet store chains is on the rise.

Trends & Insights
21 Apr 2023
Country report: Italy - A holistic approach to pet care

Country report: Italy - A holistic approach to pet care

The many new pet parents in Italy want the best for their pets. Not only premium food, but also the best possible care, in all senses of the word. And that provides opportunities for innovative products.

Trends & Insights
21 Apr 2023
Interview with Nicolò Galante, CEO at Arcaplanet: “We want to become the leading digital pet company in Italy”

Interview with Nicolò Galante, CEO at Arcaplanet: “We want to become the leading digital pet company in Italy”

Arcaplanet aims to grow to 1,000 stores within the next few years, which will work side by side with their growing online platform. We learn more about the ambitious strategy to make this possible.

Trends & Insights
21 Apr 2023
Arcaplanet to expand with 18 new locations in Sicily

Arcaplanet to expand with 18 new locations in Sicily

The Italian pet retailer, which recently opened its 500th store in Rome, forecasts a “strategic” 2023.

Retail, Online & DTC
2 Mar 2023
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