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HR alert: Protix appoints new CCO

HR alert: Protix appoints new CCO

Piotr Postepski will spearhead the firm’s international expansion as insect space gains momentum.

Global Pet Industry
21 Jun 2024
Tom&Co acquires online veterinary pharmacies PharmaPets and Vetostore

Tom&Co acquires online veterinary pharmacies PharmaPets and Vetostore

The Belgian pet retailer expects to accelerate its digital strategy in the European market.

Retail, Online & DTC
18 Jun 2024
Exclusive: German pet industry hits €7 billion

Exclusive: German pet industry hits €7 billion

A new survey shows that most owners purchased their pet supplies both in brick-and-mortar stores and online in 2023. But which channel is leading the sector?

Trends & Insights
7 May 2024
Purina starts 2024 with fewer sales but maintains yearly guidance

Purina starts 2024 with fewer sales but maintains yearly guidance

Nestlé’s pet segment is slowly recovering from price hikes, although it is still above average for the rest of the sectors. GlobalPETS dives into its latest quarterly financials.

Pet Food
25 Apr 2024
US will not impose tariffs on imported tin mill steel

US will not impose tariffs on imported tin mill steel

A recent decision safeguards canned pet food from a price increase – and the industry breathes a sigh of relief.

Global Pet Industry
18 Apr 2024
Latest figures reveal global growth trends in the pet care industry

Latest figures reveal global growth trends in the pet care industry

A new forecast confirms that the sector is expected to continue growing in 2024 – but at a slower rate.

Pet Care
18 Apr 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.

Retail, Online & DTC
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.

Retail, Online & DTC
28 Mar 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
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
UK and US officials highlight the potential of pet food in South Korea

UK and US officials highlight the potential of pet food in South Korea

Both countries believe the market offers exciting business opportunities for pet firms.

Global Pet Industry
31 Jan 2024
US government funds projects to leverage the pet industry across international markets

US government funds projects to leverage the pet industry across international markets

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and the Pet Food Institute (PFI) received a capital injection of $1.5 million.

Global Pet Industry
24 Jan 2024
FEDIAF welcomes new Secretary General

FEDIAF welcomes new Secretary General

Sonia Franck brings more than 25 years of experience in the European pharma sector with her.

News
19 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
J.M. Smucker’s performance impacted by divested pet food brands

J.M. Smucker’s performance impacted by divested pet food brands

The manufacturer, which posted fewer sales and profit in the last quarter, is optimistic about the pet business for the remainder of the fiscal year.

Pet Food
6 Dec 2023
Interview with Chairman of Plaček Group: “I foresee franchising our model to France, Belgium or Sweden in the near future”

Interview with Chairman of Plaček Group: “I foresee franchising our model to France, Belgium or Sweden in the near future”

The Czech firm Plaček Group wants to revolutionize pet retailing with an innovative in-store approach. Besides that, the company – which already has close to 400 locations in Eastern Europe – is now looking for business opportunities further afield.

Retail, Online & DTC
24 Nov 2023
Europe softens organic qualification criteria for pet food labeling

Europe softens organic qualification criteria for pet food labeling

Now that the rule has been changed from 100% to 95% organic agricultural ingredients, will this accelerate the pet food industry’s contribution to a sustainable food value chain in the EU?

Global Pet Industry
24 Nov 2023
Alternative pet diets: who's trying them and why?

Alternative pet diets: who's trying them and why?

A new survey reveals the level of acceptance of nutrition trends like BARF and homemade pet food among pet parents in 5 countries.

Pet Food
17 Nov 2023
Final decision: BRF keeps its pet food business

Final decision: BRF keeps its pet food business

The Brazilian food giant considered selling its pet portfolio earlier in the year. Why has it suddenly changed its mind?

Pet Food
15 Nov 2023
i-Tail’s sales drop 35% in Q3: forecasts upward trend in Q4

i-Tail’s sales drop 35% in Q3: forecasts upward trend in Q4

The subsidiary of tuna multinational Thai Union acknowledges the impact caused by the softened demand from customers in Southeast Asia.

Global Pet Industry
14 Nov 2023
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