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.
Italian pet wellness company Jampy secures €1 million investment
The Milan-based firm wants to expand its portfolio across Europe and beyond.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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?
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.
Is Partner in Pet Food considering the sale of the business?
The Hungarian pet food manufacturer is valued at approximately €2 billion ($2.2B).
UK delays plastic packaging tax scheme
Pet businesses will have until October 2025 to start paying the cost of recycling their packaging.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ready for innovations, inspiration, encounters and education at Zoomark?
Zoomark is back, and it’s bigger than ever. Scheduled for 15-17 May 2023 at BolognaFiere, Italy, the show is ready to make its mark with record numbers.
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.