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Key Trends from SuperZoo 2017

SuperZoo 2017 has already come and gone, and this year's pet trade show was certainly one for the books. Over 10,000 pet professionals turned up for the educational seminars, lectures, and multitude of pet products that were presented at the show.

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5 Trends We Expect to See at SuperZoo 2017

In just a few days (depending on when you are reading this), pet professionals from all over the United States - and even a few internationally - will be walking the floors of Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada for the World Pet Association's[...]

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Pet Industry Mergers & Acquisitions: The First Half of 2017

Author's Note: This article was last edited on 7/9/17 for correctness. The introduction has been shortened and the acqusition of Solvitby Radio Systems Corporation has been added.

Mergers and acquisitions happen in the pet industry all the time,[...]

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4 Things Brick and Mortar Pet Stores Can Learn from Amazon

Discussions around the threat of e-commerce to brick and mortar pet stores often circle around one e-retailer in particular: Amazon. The retail giant has undoubtedly taken off in the last decade, starting with books and growing to the point where[...]

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12 Key Trends from Global Pet Expo 2017

Believe it or not, 2017 is the first year that one of the biggest pet trade shows, Global Pet Expo, has completely sold out. Although there seems to be much speculation among manufacturers as to the benefits of attending this pet industry event,[...]

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5 Trends We Expect to See at Global Pet Expo

Global Pet Expo is finally here and we're excited to see all the pet industry trends present themselves at this amazing (and giant) pet trade show. Over the last few months, pet professionals have been rushing to prepare for this event and now we[...]

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How to Make Money off of Current Pet Food Trends

At the beginning of every year, pet professionals usually want to know two things:

  • What happened last year? How is the pet industry doing? Are we growing in sales? Did we hit our goals? 
  • What's going to happen this year? What are the latest[...]
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Pet Containment Trends to Watch in 2017

Any pet or outdoor gear retailer likely stocks some sort of pet containment product in their stores or online through their website. As consumers become interested in trends such as backyard chickening or rabbit-keeping, they are going to need a[...]

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A Year in the Life of the Pet Industry

Whew. Well, if there's anything we can all agree upon, it's that 2016 has been a wild ride, that's for sure. We experienced everything including Brexit, America's roller-coaster election, debates and bans on pet stores selling pets, Pokemon Go,[...]

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Discussion: Should the Pet Industry be Owned by Pet Food?

Whether you're a pet store employee, a distributor rep, or even just a pet owner, there's one thing about the pet industry that everyone has noticed: pet food, and especially dog food, is king.

Of the $60.28 billion spent on pet supplies in 2015,[...]

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