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5 Tips to Stay Motivated and Inspired By The Pet Industry

Do you remember what you thought when you got your first job in the pet industry? If you're like me, you might have thought, "wow, I get to work with animals (and/or the products that give them a happy and healthy life) all day and get paid for[...]

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10 Pet Industry Blogs Every Pet Professional Should Subscribe To

The pet industry doesn't get enough credit for being innovative and coming up with creative business tactics. Yet, with the changes happening in recent years regarding the humanization of pets, the rise of millennials' purchasing power, and an[...]

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How to Set Up an E-Commerce Pet Shop as a Brick and Mortar Retailer

Which scenario would you prefer?

  1. Decide you want a book. Open up your internet browser to find a bookstore near you. Find one close by. Put your shoes on. Grab your wallet. Get in your car. Find out you're out of gas. Go to the gas station. Fill[...]
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How to Source Private Label Pet Products as an Independent Pet Store

With the pet industry growing more competitive, pet specialty retailers are doing everything they can to stand out from the pack. At this time, the same pet product can be purchased across a variety of channels ranging from big box stores and[...]

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What California's Ban on the Sale of Pets Means for the Pet Industry

Without pets, there's no pet industry.

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How do MAP Policies Affect the Pet Industry?

With brick and mortar locations being swallowed up by e-commerce organizations (in the case of Whole Foods and Amazon) or being shut down completely (Toys 'R Us) within the last year, there's a rising concern over one question: is the pet[...]

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2018 Pet Containment Trend Forecast

Pet containment is one portion of the pet industry that (let's face it) hasn't seen a lot of change as of late. In fact, over the years, we've seen a lot of the same rabbit hutches and chicken coops that have always been manufactured. However,[...]

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The Pet Store's Guide to Creating a Successful Facebook Ad

Imagine this:

After spending time and resources coming up with just the right clever post on Facebook (coupled with an adorable image of one of your customer's pets in your store), you're ready to hit "post" and send it out to the world. Your[...]

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Six Things You Need Before Expanding Your Pet Store

If you've been keeping up with the latest pet industry trends, you know that expanding pet store operations is a popular thing to do to grow your business.

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How to Add Customer Value When You Can't Compete on Price

They did it again. Just when you thought it couldn't get any lower, That e-commerce giant (also known as Amazon) has lowered the price on your top selling brand of dog food by another $5.

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