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From Symrise to Pets at Home: a new round of appointments in the pet industry

From Symrise to Pets at Home: a new round of appointments in the pet industry

As many as 8 pet players have recently appointed top-level executives to their management teams. GlobalPETS takes a look.

Global Pet Industry
1 Mar 2024
Brazilian insect supplier Cyns receives funding from investment firm

Brazilian insect supplier Cyns receives funding from investment firm

Sumitomo Corporation confirms to GlobalPETS that they want to expand the company’s market leadership.

Pet Food
1 Mar 2024
J.M. Smucker starts 2024 with 40% less pet sales

J.M. Smucker starts 2024 with 40% less pet sales

The American manufacturer's global sales registered a marginal rise of 1% in the last quarter.

Pet Food
29 Feb 2024
PE firm snaps up Jollyes for a reported £130 million

PE firm snaps up Jollyes for a reported £130 million

After some recent rumors, the UK’s second-largest pet retailer has been confirmed to have been sold to London-based TDR Capital.

Retail, Online & DTC
29 Feb 2024
Rover acquisition is complete

Rover acquisition is complete

Private equity firm Blackstone now owns the online pet marketplace following a $2.3 billion (€2.1B) all-cash deal.

Pet Care
28 Feb 2024
These are the latest pet-related regulatory developments in the US

These are the latest pet-related regulatory developments in the US

New York, Florida and Colorado policymakers are discussing new proposals regulating pet insurance and veterinary care.

Global Pet Industry
28 Feb 2024
Freshpet charts a path toward profitability in 2023

Freshpet charts a path toward profitability in 2023

The New Jersey-based pet food manufacturer posted higher-than-expected net sales.

Pet Food
27 Feb 2024
These pet brands are America’s best large employers

These pet brands are America’s best large employers

Forbes recognized some well-known pet players in its annual ranking. Read on to find out more.

Trends & Insights
27 Feb 2024
US officials support AAFCO’s new pet food labeling regulations

US officials support AAFCO’s new pet food labeling regulations

The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) encourages all states to adopt the new rules.

Pet Food
26 Feb 2024
Rebranding: Maxi Zoo becomes Fressnapf in French-speaking Switzerland

Rebranding: Maxi Zoo becomes Fressnapf in French-speaking Switzerland

The idea is to unify the 18 shops that the retailer has in Romandy with the branding seen in the rest of the country.

Retail, Online & DTC
26 Feb 2024
More than 20% of Nestlé’s sales last year were pet products

More than 20% of Nestlé’s sales last year were pet products

The conglomerate’s pet category is the largest contributor to organic growth, while global sales decreased by 1.5%.

Pet Food
23 Feb 2024
Better Choice to develop weight loss supplement for pets

Better Choice to develop weight loss supplement for pets

The Florida-based pet health and wellness firm recently acquired all issued and outstanding shares in Canadian Aimia Pet Healthco for an undisclosed amount.

Pet Care
23 Feb 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
Flybird Holding’s tender offer for Musti is expected to be completed by March

Flybird Holding’s tender offer for Musti is expected to be completed by March

Portuguese group Sonae increased the amount that shareholders of the Nordic pet retailer will obtain to €26.10 per share.

Retail, Online & DTC
22 Feb 2024
Zoetis increased revenue by 6% in 2023

Zoetis increased revenue by 6% in 2023

Sales of its osteoarthritis, flea, tick and heartworm medications have driven the company’s pet portfolio’s positive results in the last quarter of 2023.

Pet Care
21 Feb 2024
Fressnapf posts record €4 billion turnover in 2023

Fressnapf posts record €4 billion turnover in 2023

How did the German pet retailer increase its business by 15% in a turbulent year? Here are the details.

Retail, Online & DTC
21 Feb 2024
Japanese officials launch inspection to curb pet sales

Japanese officials launch inspection to curb pet sales

Local governments want to limit the number of dogs and cats allowed by breeders and pet specialists.

Global Pet Industry
20 Feb 2024
Italian pet wellness company Jampy secures €1 million investment

Italian pet wellness company Jampy secures €1 million investment

The Milan-based firm wants to expand its portfolio across Europe and beyond.

Pet Care
20 Feb 2024
Interzoo 2024: record-breaking over 2,000 exhibitors

Interzoo 2024: record-breaking over 2,000 exhibitors

The leading international trade fair for pet supplies will host exhibitors from 69 countries in the German city of Nuremberg in May.

Global Pet Industry
19 Feb 2024
Westfleisch acquires The Petfood Company

Westfleisch acquires The Petfood Company

Germany’s second-largest meat marketer has bought the pet food manufacturer’s entire business as of 1 February.

Pet Food
19 Feb 2024
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