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GlobalPETS data: How are pet parents adapting their spending patterns?

GlobalPETS data: How are pet parents adapting their spending patterns?

More than 5 in 10 British and Canadian pet owners are considering or have already traded down due to inflation.

Trends & Insights
22 Jul 2024
Given the green light: UK approves the use of cultivated meat in pet food

Given the green light: UK approves the use of cultivated meat in pet food

Meatly is the country’s first to receive government authorization to sell pet food made from lab-grown meat.

Ingredients
18 Jul 2024
The Nutriment Company closes second acquisition this year

The Nutriment Company closes second acquisition this year

The Swedish pet food manufacturer adds British raw pet food manufacturer Natural Instinct to its portfolio.

Global Pet Industry
17 Jul 2024
What does the UK competition watchdog want to investigate in its vet inquiry?

What does the UK competition watchdog want to investigate in its vet inquiry?

GlobalPETS dives into the details shared by the country's Competition and Markets Authority.

Pet Care
15 Jul 2024
Vetnique Labs to acquire UK supplement player Lintbells

Vetnique Labs to acquire UK supplement player Lintbells

Both companies are expected to combine their resources to drive acceleration in the British and American markets.

Retail, Online & DTC
12 Jul 2024
New UK government appoints Secretary of State in charge of pet food and rural affairs

New UK government appoints Secretary of State in charge of pet food and rural affairs

Steve Reed contributed to the recent debate about animal welfare legislation in the Parliament.

News
11 Jul 2024
Deal sealed: Fressnapf acquires Arcaplanet

Deal sealed: Fressnapf acquires Arcaplanet

The German pet retailer, which already had a stake in the Italian company, will add 560 locations to its portfolio. GlobalPETS dives into the details.

Retail, Online & DTC
5 Jul 2024
What we know about Partner in Pet Food’s new majority stakeholder

What we know about Partner in Pet Food’s new majority stakeholder

Luxembourg-based CVC Capital Partners is planning a new chapter for the European pet food manufacturer.

Pet Food
3 Jul 2024
Share buyback and repurchases at Pets at Home and Chewy

Share buyback and repurchases at Pets at Home and Chewy

The British pet retailer launched a share buyback program, while their US counterpart repurchased shares from its largest shareholder.

Retail, Online & DTC
1 Jul 2024
Acquisition of Thrive Pet Foods: the future ahead for the British brand

Acquisition of Thrive Pet Foods: the future ahead for the British brand

The new owner, Petbuddy Group, plans to invest in Thrive Pet Foods and expand its distribution.

Pet Food
26 Jun 2024
Latest investments in the pet insurance sector

Latest investments in the pet insurance sector

Rainwalk Technology, RSA Insurance Group and Healthy Paws have recently attracted strategic investments.

Global Pet Industry
24 Jun 2024
What do cat parents look for when buying pet food?

What do cat parents look for when buying pet food?

More than 6 out of 10 prioritize ingredient quality, but some are unsatisfied with the current market offerings.

Trends & Insights
20 Jun 2024
Cat microchipping becomes mandatory in the UK

Cat microchipping becomes mandatory in the UK

The government is to create a single point of access to collate all microchip records in one place.

Global Pet Industry
13 Jun 2024
Zesty Paws launches in Europe, targets Middle East and Asia

Zesty Paws launches in Europe, targets Middle East and Asia

The pet supplement brand is embracing a new omnichannel strategy to expand its footprint further this year.

Pet Care
12 Jun 2024
Majority of Brits are unaware of the ingredients in their pets’ food

Majority of Brits are unaware of the ingredients in their pets’ food

Pet owners in Northern Ireland and London show the highest level of awareness. GlobalPETS unveils the detailed findings of a new survey.

Trends & Insights
11 Jun 2024
Monthly update: latest appointments in the pet industry

Monthly update: latest appointments in the pet industry

These are the companies that have hired new executives in the past weeks.

News
10 Jun 2024
France, Germany and UK make progress in animal welfare legislation

France, Germany and UK make progress in animal welfare legislation

New proposals tackle pet abuse, limiting online pet trading and making pet abduction a criminal offense.

Global Pet Industry
7 Jun 2024
Butternut Box and PsiBufet add new production site in Poland

Butternut Box and PsiBufet add new production site in Poland

The British and Polish pet food manufacturers want to enhance their distribution capabilities in Europe.

Pet Food
4 Jun 2024
Will the UK impose maximum vet prescription fees?

Will the UK impose maximum vet prescription fees?

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched an investigation of the national vet market amid competition and price concerns.

Pet Care
30 May 2024
Pets at Home nears £2 billion in yearly consumer revenue

Pets at Home nears £2 billion in yearly consumer revenue

The profit of the British pet retailer drops due to the weaker performance of accessories.

Retail, Online & DTC
30 May 2024
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