Articles in this issue
Private label gains ground across Europe
In general, private label is still a growing segment. What is the situation per country and especially in the pet industry?
Outcome fundraising of PETS International for PSC
PETS International is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Part of the celebrations includes a present to the industry: a donation of over €15,000 ($17,555) that we raised for the Pet Sustainability Coalition (PSC). We would like to take this opportunity to thank the companies who contributed to this cause!
30 Years of the internet
In this 30th anniversary year, we are taking a look at a number of important topics for our industry. How have these developed over the years and left their mark on the pet industry? How will they evolve over the coming years?
Holapet | Spain
In the firm belief that pets deserve only the very best there is, holapet works exclusively with leading brands in the food, hygiene and accessories markets in Iberia. The company distributes outstanding products, for virtually every kind of pet.
TATRAPET | Slovakia
Many decades ago, there was a little boy who on seeing a brightly coloured fish in the aquarium of the zoo in Slovakia started dreaming a big dream.
Get smart about grooming
If you thought pet grooming was about a simple brush through or a quick claw clip, think again.
Pet grooming is booming
Integrating a pet grooming service into a pet retail business model can build customer loyalty and be enormously rewarding.
The changing grooming world in pet retail
More and more, grooming is being integrated as a service in pet retail shops. What does this mean for the grooming industry? PETS International spoke to professional dog groomer, Marie Herder.
Grooming is growing in China
Style, precision and technique are highly prized in this growing professional segment.
Grooming for growth and wellbeing
PETS International spoke with Dr Roger Mugford, CEO and owner of The Company of Animals, about the huge potential of the grooming market and the pet industry’s role in it.
IoT, big data and blockchain (IBB)
As more new players enter the pet market with apps integrated in product applications, IBB is making its mark.
IoT and big data
As connected technologies are opening up new business opportunities and pet owner needs are shifting, it is time to find out how data can boost your business.
Catspad | France
The dispenser that also takes care of cat health.
How does your data flow?
Data is flowing everywhere all around us. But is it supporting quality of life for us and our pets, or a threat?
Assuring high quality pet food production
Frequent analysis of homogeneity and carry-over is needed to guarantee product safety and excellence for consumers in the pet food industry.
Transparency: the all-important ingredient
Blockchain is about to change the pet food industry for the better, as it makes 100% transparency the norm.
Debunking pet food myths
Even in the age of the internet, the majority of pet owners are still led by myths, which can easily be dispelled by specialists.
Natural care for high-quality pet food ingredients
Antioxidants are vital for maintaining quality and extending shelf life.
The world is changing
How do pet food brands stay relevant and meet the needs of millennial customers?
Rising to the clean label challenge
Developing product to meet the demand for clean label is not easy, not least because the concept is ill-defined. Limited ingredients and shelf-life issues add to the challenge.
Clean label: minefield or goldmine?
Vaguely defined, unscientific but based on real consumer wants: getting behind the marketing hype of clean label.
Clean label is more than just a buzzword. What are the trends and opportunities in the US pet food market?
Growing EU-international trade in pet food
European pet food manufacturers increasingly have to look to geographic expansion for growth. At the recent FEDIAF AGM, panellists discussed the challenges.
Aveflor | Czech Republic
High quality veterinary spray products since 1995.
Your partner for innovative, natural snacks
A one-stop shop delivering excellent quality, innovative snacks and food for cats and dogs, rodents and birds.
Main trends in China
Various financial, demographic and social factors are driving pet industry growth.
Entering the Chinese pet market
How can Western manufacturers capitalise on China's fast-growing pet industry?
Pets in Oceania
Oceania has a robust pet market, mainly thanks to Australia and New Zealand.
Japanese pet market
Cats have overtaken dogs but the market value remains stable.
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