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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
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
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
Pet Valu increases revenue and sales in Q1 2024, but income declines

Pet Valu increases revenue and sales in Q1 2024, but income declines

The Canadian pet retailer forecasts more than $1 billion in revenue and up to 50 new stores by the end of the year.

Retail, Online & DTC
9 May 2024
Interzoo 2024: what to expect

Interzoo 2024: what to expect

Just days before the European pet trade fair kicks off in Germany, GlobalPETS examines how it will unveil the latest trends in pet care.

Trends & Insights
2 May 2024
Online pet food shopping trends around the world

Online pet food shopping trends around the world

Why do consumers buy pet food online? Which types of delivery services most appeal to them? And how do preferences vary between Europe, North America and South America?

Trends & Insights
18 Apr 2024
Discovering how sustainable packaging influences purchasing decisions

Discovering how sustainable packaging influences purchasing decisions

In a new study, almost half of the consumers asked said they buy sustainable pet product packaging to reduce their environmental footprint.

Trends & Insights
18 Apr 2024
How is inflation still affecting pet owners' spending habits?

How is inflation still affecting pet owners' spending habits?

The simple answer to the question is yes. But how consumers are dealing with higher prices for their pet products and services varies according to country.

Trends & Insights
18 Apr 2024
Pet health insurance market sets new record in North America

Pet health insurance market sets new record in North America

According to the North American Pet Health Insurance Association (NAPHIA), the industry grew by 22% in 2023.

Pet Care
15 Apr 2024
Swedencare posts positive results for 2023 despite market uncertainties

Swedencare posts positive results for 2023 despite market uncertainties

The Swedish pet care firm describes 2023 as a “year of consolidation” in its newly released annual report.

Pet Care
10 Apr 2024
Simmons Pet Food announces closure of Canadian plant

Simmons Pet Food announces closure of Canadian plant

The North American pet food manufacturer wants to centralize production and distribution.

Pet Food
9 Apr 2024
US pet food exports decline in Asia but ramp up in Mexico and Jamaica

US pet food exports decline in Asia but ramp up in Mexico and Jamaica

Global pet food exports decreased by 3% in 2023, according to fresh insights from the Pet Food Institute (PFI).

Global Pet Industry
8 Apr 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.

Retail, Online & DTC
22 Mar 2024
Québec bans 4 cosmetic surgeries on pets

Québec bans 4 cosmetic surgeries on pets

The Canadian province has become the latest to regulate aesthetic and unnecessary surgeries on pets, animal welfare practices and commercial breeding.

News
13 Mar 2024
Pet Valu sees steady growth in 2023

Pet Valu sees steady growth in 2023

Canada’s largest pet retailer increased revenue and sales last year, but net income declined. GlobalPETS dives into its latest earnings report.

Retail, Online & DTC
7 Mar 2024
Rover acquisition is complete

Rover acquisition is complete

Private equity firm Blackstone now owns the online pet marketplace following a $2.3 billion (€2.1B) all-cash deal.

Pet Care
28 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
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
US and Canada: a comparative data analysis

US and Canada: a comparative data analysis

The pronounced impact of inflation has been felt across the US and Canada, with consumers grappling with higher prices for essential pet items.

Trends & Insights
9 Feb 2024
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