United States

Sales up, profits down: PetMeds’ performance impacted by PetCareRx acquisition

Sales up, profits down: PetMeds’ performance impacted by PetCareRx acquisition

The American online pharmacy wants to drive growth and improve profitability in the next fiscal year.

News
12 Jun 2024
J.M. Smucker’s pet food segment faces ongoing decline

J.M. Smucker’s pet food segment faces ongoing decline

The divestiture of part of its pet business in 2023 is still impacting the manufacturer’s financials.

News
11 Jun 2024
United Petfood to start production in the US

United Petfood to start production in the US

The Belgian manufacturer has purchased a facility in Indiana to expand its footprint in North America.

Pet Food
10 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
US: Upper limit on copper concentration in dog food won’t happen for now

US: Upper limit on copper concentration in dog food won’t happen for now

AAFCO’s Pet Food Committee has voted against voluntary controlled copper claims due to insufficient data after gathering feedback from industry players.

News
7 Jun 2024
Mixlab expands business to large animals

Mixlab expands business to large animals

The vet pharmacy start-up recently acquired NexGen Animal Health to meet the rising demand.

Pet Care
6 Jun 2024
Where are the most pet-friendly rentals in the US?

Where are the most pet-friendly rentals in the US?

New research unveils the state of play when it comes to renting an apartment with furry friends.

Trends & Insights
5 Jun 2024
Nearly 8 out of 10 sales at Chewy come from repeat customers

Nearly 8 out of 10 sales at Chewy come from repeat customers

The American online pet retailer sold 3.1% more in the 3 months to 28 April 2024.

Retail, Online & DTC
31 May 2024
These were the top dog breeds in 2023

These were the top dog breeds in 2023

The French Bulldog has been named the most popular breed 2 years in a row in the US. What’s the reason behind it?

Trends & Insights
31 May 2024
US government grants $2.8 million to enhance pet food exports

US government grants $2.8 million to enhance pet food exports

The scheme is aimed at expanding the footprint of pet players in high-potential regions.

News
27 May 2024
Bill to centralize regulation of pet food products in the US is stuck in Congress

Bill to centralize regulation of pet food products in the US is stuck in Congress

The sponsors of the PURR Act, which would regulate the marketing and labeling of pet products in the US at a federal level, want the proposal to be voted on by December.

Pet Food
24 May 2024
Petco’s net revenue declines despite positive performance of vet and grooming services

Petco’s net revenue declines despite positive performance of vet and grooming services

The American pet retailer aims to restore profitability after a low quarter.

Retail, Online & DTC
24 May 2024
Latest M&A activity in the veterinary and pharmaceutical sector

Latest M&A activity in the veterinary and pharmaceutical sector

GlobalPETS compiles the latest investments in the field, from veterinary laboratories to online pharmacies.

News
23 May 2024
The American Kennel Club acquires grooming certification program

The American Kennel Club acquires grooming certification program

The Professional Grooming Credential is a voluntary scheme to validate pet groomers’ knowledge and technical skills.

News
17 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
Industry responds to the need for voluntary copper claims in pet food

Industry responds to the need for voluntary copper claims in pet food

AAFCO sought opinion after the pet industry largely opposed any change in the current rules due to a lack of scientific evidence.

Pet Food
15 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
It’s been a flat quarter for Central Garden & Pet

It’s been a flat quarter for Central Garden & Pet

The Californian supplier’s pet segment increased sales by 1% from January to March.

News
13 May 2024
Looking back at Interzoo: last week’s highlights

Looking back at Interzoo: last week’s highlights

From alternative protein innovations to sustainable accessories, GlobalPETS examines the most interesting launches at the pet trade fair.

Trends & Insights
13 May 2024
Latest appointments: Zooplus, Trupanion, Alphia, Mars and more

Latest appointments: Zooplus, Trupanion, Alphia, Mars and more

GlobalPETS compiles the new executives who recently joined pet players around the world.

Global Pet Industry
10 May 2024
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