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Supertails raises $15 million in Series B funding

Supertails raises $15 million in Series B funding

The Indian start-up wants to gain more customers and enhance its offline business strategy.

Retail, Online & DTC
4 Mar 2024
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Petco appoints new Chief Human Resources Officer

Petco appoints new Chief Human Resources Officer

Holly May joins the American pet retailer after a previous tenure at pharmacy giant Walgreens.

Retail, Online & DTC
15 Feb 2024
Central Garden & Pet sees a slight decline in pet sales in Q1 FY24

Central Garden & Pet sees a slight decline in pet sales in Q1 FY24

The performance of pet beds and small animals declined by double digits during Q1.

Retail, Online & DTC
12 Feb 2024
US pet supply sales on Amazon up by a quarter

US pet supply sales on Amazon up by a quarter

With sales of pet-related items through Amazon increasing by 25% in 2023, how do the online figures look in different segments and for larger and smaller retailers and brands in the US?

Retail, Online & DTC
9 Feb 2024
2024: looking back but moving forward

2024: looking back but moving forward

After an eventful 2023 worldwide, pet businesses and experts in the field are now looking to the future – but with caution.

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
The acquisitions driving the pet industry forward

The acquisitions driving the pet industry forward

As 2024 starts to take shape, what will be the impact of some of the sizeable investments in different parts of the sector and the globe last year?

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
Major corporations are expanding their horizons and moving into the pet care space

Major corporations are expanding their horizons and moving into the pet care space

The pet industry is appealing to more and more companies that want to grow their stake in an attractive and rapidly evolving sector.

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
Interview with CEO of Pet Supplies Plus: “We’re seeing 20% growth in our services business”

Interview with CEO of Pet Supplies Plus: “We’re seeing 20% growth in our services business”

This franchise pet company is continuously working to further improve its competitiveness, including with new in-store offerings and upcoming projects to boost its online presence while preserving its local identity.

Retail, Online & DTC
9 Feb 2024
The importance of clinical governance in the vet sector

The importance of clinical governance in the vet sector

GlobalPETS learns how UK-based vet providers CVS and Pets at Home are implementing changes to improve the quality of the services they provide.

Pet Care
8 Feb 2024
Musti’s stable Q1 witnesses a 4.8% sales growth

Musti’s stable Q1 witnesses a 4.8% sales growth

Despite a product recall issue in November, the Finnish pet retailer kicks off FY 2024 with stable earnings.

Retail, Online & DTC
1 Feb 2024
Pets at Home closes Q3 with “below expectation” retail growth

Pets at Home closes Q3 with “below expectation” retail growth

The British pet retailer will focus on driving accessory sales to increase its 3.5% revenue growth in FY 2024.

Retail, Online & DTC
31 Jan 2024
Nationwide and Petco launch new online pet insurance

Nationwide and Petco launch new online pet insurance

The new partnership aims to widen the retailer’s customer base by catering to all budgets and pet health needs across the US.

Pet Care
30 Jan 2024
GPF 2024: present and future of the pet industry

GPF 2024: present and future of the pet industry

More than 300 insiders gathered in Venice to share their knowledge, experiences and key insights on opportunities for pet businesses.

Global Pet Industry
29 Jan 2024
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