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Petco dismisses Chief Customer Officer

Petco dismisses Chief Customer Officer

Petco announced the termination of Darren MacDonald from his leadership role as of 12 April.

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12 Apr 2024
More pet products on shelves: Belgian supermarket chain wants to hear from industry

More pet products on shelves: Belgian supermarket chain wants to hear from industry

Delhaize invites pet food manufacturers to present their products in exclusive pitch sessions next month.

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12 Apr 2024
South Africa’s anti-trust regulator gives green light to acquisition of Absolute Pets

South Africa’s anti-trust regulator gives green light to acquisition of Absolute Pets

The South African Competition Tribunal has approved Woolworths’ procurement of the specialist pet product company effective 1 April 2024.

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11 Apr 2024
Analysis: How Tractor Supply plans to expand its offline footprint to meet pet owner needs

Analysis: How Tractor Supply plans to expand its offline footprint to meet pet owner needs

After recently opening its 200th location of pet business Petsense, what are the expansion plans of the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the US?

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5 Apr 2024
How’s the Italian pet industry doing?

How’s the Italian pet industry doing?

GlobalPETS dives into the latest available data about the Italian pet food segment and its e-commerce channels.

Global Pet Industry
4 Apr 2024
Alibaba’s former CEO takes a leading role in pet healthcare investor

Alibaba’s former CEO takes a leading role in pet healthcare investor

Daniel Zhang joins Firstred Capital 7 months after quitting the Chinese e-commerce giant.

Global Pet Industry
3 Apr 2024
IKEA launches new pet accessories collection

IKEA launches new pet accessories collection

The Swedish home furniture multinational’s new line will be available in some markets this April. GlobalPETS learns more.

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2 Apr 2024
Fressnapf pumps €80 million into building its largest e-commerce warehouse

Fressnapf pumps €80 million into building its largest e-commerce warehouse

The new facility in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia aims to enhance the company’s supply chain capabilities and market expansion plans.

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2 Apr 2024
Pets at Home is optimistic about profit expectations for 2024

Pets at Home is optimistic about profit expectations for 2024

The British pet retailer has confirmed that its profit for the financial year 2024 is expected to align with previous guidance.

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28 Mar 2024
E-commerce trends in the Southeast Asian pet supplies market

E-commerce trends in the Southeast Asian pet supplies market

Rising pet ownership is creating potential. Although in-store shopping remains dominant, online sales growth is robust throughout the region.

Trends & Insights
28 Mar 2024
Industry leaders tackle AI, healthy eating and sustainability at GlobalPETS Forum in Venice

Industry leaders tackle AI, healthy eating and sustainability at GlobalPETS Forum in Venice

More than 300 pet industry experts assembled at this year’s event to share knowledge, experience and insights on how businesses can respond to issues including technological advances and shifts in pet owners’ priorities.

Global Pet Industry
28 Mar 2024
How pet food fared in Black Friday week

How pet food fared in Black Friday week

This annual sales event is also on the pet industry calendar, with many retailers opting for strong promotional activity. PETS International compares the week’s sales in 2023 with the same period in 2022.

Trends & Insights
28 Mar 2024
Interview with CEO of Pet Lovers Centre: “Our website and marketplaces will be our main means of growth”

Interview with CEO of Pet Lovers Centre: “Our website and marketplaces will be our main means of growth”

The largest pet retailer in Southeast Asia wants to continue growing its footprint with new stores, but also to expand its customer reach by partnering with e-commerce giants and supermarkets.

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28 Mar 2024
Driving growth with in-store services

Driving growth with in-store services

The shape of the pet retailing ecosystem is changing. As online channels take an ever-bigger share of the market, traditional retailers are increasing their interaction with customers as a strategy for propelling growth.

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28 Mar 2024
US pet industry sales saw a 7.4% increase in 2023

US pet industry sales saw a 7.4% increase in 2023

According to the American Pet Products Association (APPA), pet food and treats accounted for nearly 45%.

Global Pet Industry
27 Mar 2024
New warehouse and 24/7 self-service expansion: Plaček’s strategy

New warehouse and 24/7 self-service expansion: Plaček’s strategy

GlobalPETS analyzes the latest developments in the Czech pet retail group.

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25 Mar 2024
Chewy posts a profit, but outlook remains modest for the rest of 2024

Chewy posts a profit, but outlook remains modest for the rest of 2024

The American pet retailer sees wins with its autoship sales, which increased 15% in the last 12 months.

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22 Mar 2024
What’s been trending at Global Pet Expo 2024?

What’s been trending at Global Pet Expo 2024?

With sustainability at the forefront, retailers have introduced cost-effective, innovative, and trendy products for all-round pet care at the Florida expo.

Trends & Insights
22 Mar 2024
PupBox: Petco’s subscription box has been acquired

PupBox: Petco’s subscription box has been acquired

American women’s subscription box brand FabFitFun wants to tap into the pet category to meet growing demand.

Global Pet Industry
21 Mar 2024
Petco announces rise in consumables and services businesses amid leadership transition

Petco announces rise in consumables and services businesses amid leadership transition

The pet retailer’s yearly net revenue until February stood at $6.3 billion (€5.7B), an increase of 3.6% compared to the previous year.

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15 Mar 2024
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