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Supertails raises $15 million in Series B funding
The Indian start-up wants to gain more customers and enhance its offline business strategy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Petco appoints new Chief Human Resources Officer
Holly May joins the American pet retailer after a previous tenure at pharmacy giant Walgreens.
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.
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?
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.