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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
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
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
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
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
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
Consolidation meets regulation in the veterinary clinics market

Consolidation meets regulation in the veterinary clinics market

As animal health becomes big business in Europe and the US, regulators are taking a closer interest in the consolidation activity taking place, with the ramifications beginning to be felt across investment and M&A in the sector.

Pet Care
28 Mar 2024
These are the new B Corp-certified pet companies

These are the new B Corp-certified pet companies

Lintbells (UK), Zesty Paws and Solid Gold (US) and Agronutris (France) have been recognized for their sustainability efforts.

Global Pet Industry
14 Mar 2024
European pet food manufacturers establish new group

European pet food manufacturers establish new group

SANYpet, Natural Line and Codico have created a new production and distribution group to capture the international market.

Pet Food
22 Feb 2024
Sustainable Premium Packaging

Sustainable Premium Packaging

Takigawa Corporation (France)

Innovation Showcase
14 Feb 2024
The acquisitions driving the pet industry forward

The acquisitions driving the pet industry forward

As 2024 starts to take shape, what will be the impact of some of the sizeable investments in different parts of the sector and the globe last year?

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
GPF 2024: present and future of the pet industry

GPF 2024: present and future of the pet industry

More than 300 insiders gathered in Venice to share their knowledge, experiences and key insights on opportunities for pet businesses.

Global Pet Industry
29 Jan 2024
AAFCO approves dried mealworm meal for adult dog food

AAFCO approves dried mealworm meal for adult dog food

Insect producer Ÿnsect is the first company to receive authorization to commercialize mealworm proteins in the US.

Pet Food
26 Jan 2024
Zolux: rebranding and market consolidation in 2024

Zolux: rebranding and market consolidation in 2024

The French pet supplier unveils new logo and manufacturing plans for the upcoming year.

News
20 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
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