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Cost of living and lack of pet-friendly rentals: pet parents in Western Australia feel the pressure

Cost of living and lack of pet-friendly rentals: pet parents in Western Australia feel the pressure

New research sheds light on consumer spending and behavior. GlobalPETS takes a look.
Trends & Insights
22 May 2024
Mars to invest over €67 million in its pet business in France

Mars to invest over €67 million in its pet business in France

Which production plants will benefit from the capital injection to boost the multinational’s pet operations in the country?
News
22 May 2024
This is how pet parents in Hong Kong distribute their monthly budget

This is how pet parents in Hong Kong distribute their monthly budget

Food and veterinarian costs represent more than a third of the total expenditure, according to new research.
Trends & Insights
21 May 2024
Canada to update process to register imported pet supplements

Canada to update process to register imported pet supplements

The federal government aims to streamline the importation process and reduce the administrative burden on importers.
Global Pet Industry
21 May 2024
Digital boosts revenue of Petz in Q1 2024

Digital boosts revenue of Petz in Q1 2024

The Brazilian pet retailer posted an online gross revenue increase of 16.6% vs. a drop of 6.1% in its physical stores.
Retail, Online & DTC
20 May 2024
Russia’s pet population has risen 11% since 2020

Russia’s pet population has risen 11% since 2020

New data reveals that last year, more than half of households in the country owned a pet. GlobalPETS dives into the insights.
Global Pet Industry
20 May 2024
The American Kennel Club acquires grooming certification program

The American Kennel Club acquires grooming certification program

The Professional Grooming Credential is a voluntary scheme to validate pet groomers’ knowledge and technical skills.
News
17 May 2024
Are New Zealand’s new “pet bonds” the solution to the housing crisis?

Are New Zealand’s new “pet bonds” the solution to the housing crisis?

The national government aims to grant tenants with pets greater opportunities to find suitable housing.
News
17 May 2024
Petco appoints new Executive Chairman to the Board

Petco appoints new Executive Chairman to the Board

Glenn Murphy will support the pet retailer’s leadership team’s long-term growth and profitability initiatives.
News
16 May 2024
Rebranding: Fressnapf updates image as part of omnichannel approach

Rebranding: Fressnapf updates image as part of omnichannel approach

After 3 decades, the German pet retailer has changed its logo into a petmoji. GlobalPETS analyses the reasons behind this change.
Retail, Online & DTC
16 May 2024
Industry responds to the need for voluntary copper claims in pet food

Industry responds to the need for voluntary copper claims in pet food

AAFCO sought opinion after the pet industry largely opposed any change in the current rules due to a lack of scientific evidence.
Pet Food
15 May 2024
Analysis: The state of the pet hospitality sector

Analysis: The state of the pet hospitality sector

From investments to mergers and acquisitions, the field is generating interest within the industry.
Trends & Insights
15 May 2024
VAFO acquires remaining stake in German pet food maker Allco Tiernahrung

VAFO acquires remaining stake in German pet food maker Allco Tiernahrung

The Czech group announced the acquired company will become Vafo.de by the end of 2024.
News
14 May 2024
Pet food startup TABPS Pets’ market ambitions

Pet food startup TABPS Pets’ market ambitions

The Indian firm is looking to expand its Ayurvedic pet products after a capital injection.
News
14 May 2024
It’s been a flat quarter for Central Garden & Pet

It’s been a flat quarter for Central Garden & Pet

The Californian supplier’s pet segment increased sales by 1% from January to March.
News
13 May 2024
Looking back at Interzoo: last week’s highlights

Looking back at Interzoo: last week’s highlights

From alternative protein innovations to sustainable accessories, GlobalPETS examines the most interesting launches at the pet trade fair.
Trends & Insights
13 May 2024
Latest appointments: Zooplus, Trupanion, Alphia, Mars and more

Latest appointments: Zooplus, Trupanion, Alphia, Mars and more

GlobalPETS compiles the new executives who recently joined pet players around the world.
Global Pet Industry
10 May 2024
Volume growth drives Freshpet’s first months of 2024

Volume growth drives Freshpet’s first months of 2024

The New Jersey-based pet food company saw overall improvements across sales, income and profits.
Pet Food
10 May 2024
Pets Choice to expand footprint in the premium pet food vet sectors after acquisition

Pets Choice to expand footprint in the premium pet food vet sectors after acquisition

The British pet food manufacturer is the new owner of dog and cat food producer Vet’s Kitchen.
Pet Food
9 May 2024
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