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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
US: Pet food and treats sales increased by $30 billion over the past 5 years

US: Pet food and treats sales increased by $30 billion over the past 5 years

GlobalPETS dives into Statista’s insights about the performance of pet products nationwide.

Trends & Insights
17 Jun 2024
New bill in Italy proposes VAT relief on pet food and vet products

New bill in Italy proposes VAT relief on pet food and vet products

Value-added tax would decrease from the current 22% to 10%. But what are the chances of this proposal succeeding?

News
17 Jun 2024
Dog owners recognize diet as a controlling pillar for longevity yet fail to act on it

Dog owners recognize diet as a controlling pillar for longevity yet fail to act on it

A recent survey revealed a gap between pet parents' understanding of how to increase their pets' longevity and their actual approach.

Trends & Insights
14 Jun 2024
Taiwan: new pet ID system, registration trends and vet concentration

Taiwan: new pet ID system, registration trends and vet concentration

GlobalPETS covers the latest developments in the East Asian country that are impacting the local pet industry.

News
13 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
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
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
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
The French pet industry increased turnover in 2023, with e-commerce booming

The French pet industry increased turnover in 2023, with e-commerce booming

The number of pets totaled 75.1 million nationwide, reaching pre-Covid levels.

Global Pet Industry
6 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
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
More cats, same number of dogs: pet ownership in Austria in 2024

More cats, same number of dogs: pet ownership in Austria in 2024

As many as 46% of households in the country have at least 1 pet. GlobalPETS shares the latest industry figures.

Global Pet Industry
3 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
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
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
Pet inflation: How Canadians feel about rising costs

Pet inflation: How Canadians feel about rising costs

A recent survey suggests that pet parents in the country are paying this year up to 200% more for pet food. GlobalPETS dives into the data.

Trends & Insights
29 May 2024
Brazilian pet industry hits $13.8 billion in 2023

Brazilian pet industry hits $13.8 billion in 2023

Pet food accounts for over half of the industry’s business, while the pet care and vet sectors increased turnover.

Global Pet Industry
28 May 2024
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