We all know that getting a new dog is equal parts amazing and difficult. Some people who bring a new dog home aren’t adequately prepared for what dog ownership entails. Whether a customer is thinking about getting a dog or just brought one home, share these helpful tips for new dog owners—they might learn something new!
In February, hundreds of retailers, food and product manufacturers, distributors, and veterinary service providers joined together in Laguna Beach, CA for the second annual Pet Industry Leadership Conference (PILC). Breakout sessions, presentations and casual conversations were held over four days, creating a powerful exchange of ideas and practices that will help the industry continue to thrive.
Gain valuable insight into the behavior of the modern pet consumer and start effectively connecting with your customers.
One of the biggest obstacles as a pet specialty retailer is managing shelf space—square footage is fixed and retailers are trying to squeeze in the greatest value per square inch of their stores. Independently owned pet stores are constantly looking to increase sales and by managing smart shelf space, it can be easy! With the help of GfK, store owners can get crucial insight into what thousands of other stores are doing to stay profitable.
Will the Pet Food Experts team see you in Orlando in March? Global Pet Expo is approaching quickly, and while we know you'll see thousands of amazing things at the pet industry's largest annual trade show, we narrowed down the top five reasons to hop on a flight to Orlando (other than the warm, sunny weather!).
People who can’t enjoy a cheeseburger without ketchup or ice cream without hot fudge understand that life is always a little better with some extra flavor on top. Pet owners are beginning to realize that the same goes for their furry friends. Meal enhancers are an exciting, emerging category that can add extra flavor to pets' diets and a boost in sales in your pet store!
Does your store offer manufacturer frequent buyer cards to your customers? Gain a competitive edge over big box stores and online retailers by partnering with Astro Loyalty, the leader in frequent buyer automation.