Pet Food and Health: The Veterinary Angle

Pet Food and Health: The Veterinary Angle

As with pet health choices generally, veterinarians should play a more proactive role in guiding their customers to balanced pet food choices.


Many Brands Succeeding with Affluent Food Shoppers Share Common Threads

Many Brands Succeeding with Affluent Food Shoppers Share Common Threads

Affluent consumers favor small food brands that market their products based on the themes of simplicity, honesty, freshness, local ties, Fair Trade, eco-friendliness, and philanthropy.


Restaurant Gift Card Use Trends Up

Restaurant Gift Card Use Trends Up

Growth in use of restaurant gift cards, much like growth in the use of restaurant coupons, is outperforming overall market trends, reports Packaged Facts in the recent market research study "Eating Trends: Restaurant Use."


Make Way for Boomer Pet Owners!

Make Way for Boomer Pet Owners!

Packaged Facts' report "Pet Population and Ownership Trends in the U.S: Dogs, Cats, and Other Pets, 3rd Edition" suggests that substantial opportunities among pet owners in the 55-and-over age group are hiding in plain sight.


What’s Next for Amazon: Expanding AmazonFresh Beyond Online Grocery and into Brick-and-Mortar Stores

What’s Next for Amazon: Expanding AmazonFresh Beyond Online Grocery and into Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Integrating AmazonFresh as a free benefit for Prime members is a masterstroke that increases the odds that the AmazonFresh brand will soon be displayed across physical storefronts, where Packaged Facts envisions that click-and-collect and home delivery will be offered for free to Prime members.


Credit's Due: Increased Consumer Buying Power Necessitates Greater Consumer Responsibility

Credit's Due: Increased Consumer Buying Power Necessitates Greater Consumer Responsibility

Private label cards are helping customers make large purchases that they otherwise might not be able to pay for all at once, such as appliances, home entertainment systems, or Christmas gifts for a household.


Dogs and Cats Sink Teeth into Functional, Healthy Pet Treats

Dogs and Cats Sink Teeth into Functional, Healthy Pet Treats

In addition to unusual or exotic proteins, treat marketers are relying on functional ingredients to capture pet owners’ attention, making it possible for them to address pet health and wellness issues while enjoying “treat time.”


3 Tips For Keeping Your Pet Relaxed & Happy

3 Tips For Keeping Your Pet Relaxed & Happy

Enjoy this guest blog by Dogviously


Room for Growth in Puppy Food

Room for Growth in Puppy Food

Examining the demographics of puppy food purchasers.


10 Common Plants Dangerous to Pets

10 Common Plants Dangerous to Pets

Pet owners can, with a little research and some care, continue to enjoy their gardens, houseplants, and cut flowers. They just need to exercise some caution. This guest blog by Rover.com discusses ways to prevent pet exposure to toxic plants.