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More than 20% of Nestlé’s sales last year were pet products

More than 20% of Nestlé’s sales last year were pet products

The conglomerate’s pet category is the largest contributor to organic growth, while global sales decreased by 1.5%.

Pet Food
23 Feb 2024
Better Choice to develop weight loss supplement for pets

Better Choice to develop weight loss supplement for pets

The Florida-based pet health and wellness firm recently acquired all issued and outstanding shares in Canadian Aimia Pet Healthco for an undisclosed amount.

Pet Care
23 Feb 2024
Zoetis increased revenue by 6% in 2023

Zoetis increased revenue by 6% in 2023

Sales of its osteoarthritis, flea, tick and heartworm medications have driven the company’s pet portfolio’s positive results in the last quarter of 2023.

Pet Care
21 Feb 2024
Darling Ingredients completes acquisition of rendering firm Miropasz

Darling Ingredients completes acquisition of rendering firm Miropasz

The Texas-based agrifood company first announced plans to acquire the Polish firm for €110 million ($118.74M) in 2022.

Pet Food
16 Feb 2024
Wag! posts 53% revenue increase in 2023

Wag! posts 53% revenue increase in 2023

The Californian pet care firm’s wellness business accounted for more than half of its activity.

Pet Care
16 Feb 2024
How a $12.3 million investment will impact GFI’s pet business

How a $12.3 million investment will impact GFI’s pet business

The Canadian ingredient supplier wants to further grow its footprint in the industry.

Pet Food
15 Feb 2024
Petco appoints new Chief Human Resources Officer

Petco appoints new Chief Human Resources Officer

Holly May joins the American pet retailer after a previous tenure at pharmacy giant Walgreens.

Retail, Online & DTC
15 Feb 2024
How pet parents spent their money on Valentine's Day

How pet parents spent their money on Valentine's Day

Total Valentine’s Day gift spending in the US is expected to reach a record of $14.2 billion today.

Trends & Insights
14 Feb 2024
Spectrum Brands looking to get back on track after flat performance

Spectrum Brands looking to get back on track after flat performance

The poor performance of the company’s aquatic portfolio and fewer sales in the specialist channel drove its last quarter.

Global Pet Industry
12 Feb 2024
Central Garden & Pet sees a slight decline in pet sales in Q1 FY24

Central Garden & Pet sees a slight decline in pet sales in Q1 FY24

The performance of pet beds and small animals declined by double digits during Q1.

Retail, Online & DTC
12 Feb 2024
Purina acquires facility in the US state of Georgia

Purina acquires facility in the US state of Georgia

The pet food giant has been leasing its facility in Fulton, where it has been operating since 1972.

Pet Food
9 Feb 2024
US pet supply sales on Amazon up by a quarter

US pet supply sales on Amazon up by a quarter

With sales of pet-related items through Amazon increasing by 25% in 2023, how do the online figures look in different segments and for larger and smaller retailers and brands in the US?

Retail, Online & DTC
9 Feb 2024
What’s in store for vegan pet food in 2024?

What’s in store for vegan pet food in 2024?

The vegan pet food sector is witnessing a host of new brands and innovations. So what’s driving this trend? Is there a case for flexitarian pets? And how can manufacturers win against conventional meat brands?

Pet Food
9 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
The pet supplement market: trends and expectations

The pet supplement market: trends and expectations

Mirroring similar developments in human health, supplements for pets are moving towards achieving wellness and longevity rather than combating specific ailments.

Pet Care
9 Feb 2024
Canadian pet food industry responds to local legislation and global market shifts

Canadian pet food industry responds to local legislation and global market shifts

From the impact of federal regulations on plastic to adapting to changes at international level, the pet food sector in Canada demonstrates resilience in the face of its many challenges.

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
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
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