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By: Caitlyn Mendonca   April 22nd, 2019

Help Support Sustainability as a Beta Positive Impact Partner

Industry News | Business Boosters

Within the past few years, there has been a major shift in the pet industry towards more sustainable practices. With the fast growing concern for our planet’s welfare, many companies within the pet industry (and beyond) are taking a long hard look at their personal effect on the environment and are beginning to change how they do business. Not only that, but as consumers become more aware of their impact on the planet they are seeking out sustainable brands and products more than ever before. As a retailer, you play a huge role in helping promote sustainability to this growing number of concerned consumers. Today on Earth Day it is the perfect time for you to begin taking steps towards the sustainable future consumers want. 

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By: Stacy Wood   March 28th, 2019

Why Global Pet Expo was the 'The One Show to Attend' in 2019

Industry News | Business Boosters

This year's Global Pet Expo marked its 15th year and was the biggest event to date. In fact, with just over 352,300 square feet of exhibiting space,1173 manufacturer booths, 1000 new products, and over 30-plus hours of free educational seminars it has just about everything you need to learn and grow your pet retail business. We did the math, and with a total of 29 hours of showtime and approximately 1173 booths to explore that would give the average person roughly 1 minute and 28 seconds respectively at each booth. That is with no breaks at all. No lunch, no sitting, just one booth to the next. It's almost hard to comprehend!

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By: Jen Phillips April   January 30th, 2019

Top Pet Industry Trends to Tackle in 2019

Industry News | Marketing Tips

If you’re a pet retailer, you know how confusing the world of pet food can be for your customers. Should they buy canned food, dry food, or fresh food? What about grain-free foods? Should they go raw? The list goes on. You have to keep your finger on the pulse of new pet trends so you can stay ahead of the curve and be the “go to” source for your customers. In the ever-expanding area of pet food, it’s never been more important. According to industry publication, PetFood Industry, we’ll continue to see the humanization of pet food in the coming year. Probiotics, PCR, and preventive foods are just some of the crossover trends that have gone from the human market to the pet market.

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By: Caitlyn Mendonca   November 16th, 2018

Reducing Your Store's Carbon Footprint with Sustainability

Industry News | Business Boosters

Despite what some may think, sustainability can be much more than recycling and reducing your carbon footprint. In the pet industry, sustainability concerns play a major role in the production of many of our favorite brands. Research has found that cats and dogs make up 25 to 30 percent of the environmental impact of meat consumption in the United States each year. With this in mind, more and more members of the pet industry are making the effort to move towards more sustainable practices to protect and ensure the future of our planet.

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By: Holly Everett   May 16th, 2018

SuperZoo: Uniting the Pet Industry Every Year

Industry News

One of the biggest struggles as an independent pet retailer is having the time to discover the products and services that can make your store stand out and make pet parents walk in. Find out how to keep your store growing at SuperZoo—taking place from June 26-28 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada—where you’ll discover something unique around every corner.

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By: Holly Everett   February 7th, 2018

What to Expect at Global Pet Expo 2018

Industry News

Every year, retailers, manufacturers, distributors, and other industry insiders join together in Orlando, Florida for three days in March to discover the newest, most innovative pet products on the market today.

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