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What’s Pets Choice’s strategy to position itself in the premium pet food sector?

What’s Pets Choice’s strategy to position itself in the premium pet food sector?

The Lancashire-based manufacturer acquired vegan pet food brand HOWND, its second investment this year.

Pet Food
19 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
Elanco sells aqua business to Merk Animal Health

Elanco sells aqua business to Merk Animal Health

The $1.3 billion (€1.1B) transaction will enable the Indiana-based animal health company to focus on its pet portfolio and repay debts.

Global Pet Industry
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
Arcaplanet-Fressnapf deal (II): From being a reference in Germany to becoming a European leader

Arcaplanet-Fressnapf deal (II): From being a reference in Germany to becoming a European leader

The German pet retail group is taking a big step in Italy to continue pursuing its goal of capturing more of the European market.

Retail, Online & DTC
10 Jul 2024
Swiss retailer Migros puts on sale DIY and pet supplies business

Swiss retailer Migros puts on sale DIY and pet supplies business

The biggest supermarket chain in the country has started discussions to divest the 45 locations of Do it + Garden.

Retail, Online & DTC
9 Jul 2024
Arcaplanet-Fressnapf deal (I): big expansion ambitions and sustainability goals

Arcaplanet-Fressnapf deal (I): big expansion ambitions and sustainability goals

From expanding its store count to committing to being an environmentally friendly pet retailer, Arcaplanet is thinking big for the future.

Retail, Online & DTC
9 Jul 2024
Mars completes stake acquisition in French veterinary players

Mars completes stake acquisition in French veterinary players

The multinational has added Cerba Vet and ANTAGENE to its pet care portfolio.

Pet Care
8 Jul 2024
How Arcaplanet’s acquisition will impact Fressnapf's executive team

How Arcaplanet’s acquisition will impact Fressnapf's executive team

Torsten Toeller will continue leading the retailer group, but the CEO will change this summer.

Retail, Online & DTC
5 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
$3.9 billion: packaging firm Sonoco acquires metal can maker Eviosys

$3.9 billion: packaging firm Sonoco acquires metal can maker Eviosys

The firm operates in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and has a range of customers in the pet industry.

Production & Packaging
4 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
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
Tom&Co acquires online veterinary pharmacies PharmaPets and Vetostore

Tom&Co acquires online veterinary pharmacies PharmaPets and Vetostore

The Belgian pet retailer expects to accelerate its digital strategy in the European market.

Retail, Online & DTC
18 Jun 2024
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
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
Australian pet store chain acquires Petstock’s locations

Australian pet store chain acquires Petstock’s locations

PetO adds 41 stores and 25 veterinary clinics to its portfolio, becoming the third biggest pet retailer in the country.

Retail, Online & DTC
4 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
Enifer raises €36 million to introduce fungi-based solutions to the pet industry

Enifer raises €36 million to introduce fungi-based solutions to the pet industry

The Finnish biotech start-up highlights that this protein is essential for a more sustainable food chain.

News
3 Jun 2024
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