“Other” Pet Store Sector in Transition

“Other” Pet Store Sector in Transition

Packaged Facts estimates pet product sales of pet specialty stores other than PetSmart and Petco at under $6 billion. These “other” pet chain or independent stores consist primarily of smaller- and mid-size formats, although also with some superstore-size outlets among the regional chains.


CBD Shining a Bright Light on the U.S. Pet Supplements Market

CBD Shining a Bright Light on the U.S. Pet Supplements Market

From medicinal marijuana to CBD-infused chewing gum, the human health and wellness market has experienced a surge of interest in cannabis products, a development that has spilled over with gusto into the pet supplements market.


Online Sales are Key to Pet Food Growth

Online Sales are Key to Pet Food Growth

The pet food market is in the midst of a retail channel show-down, with online juggernauts Amazon and Chewy pulling out stops while putting pricing pressure on pet specialty and mass retailers and eroding the divide between them.


Packaged Facts in the News - "Pets Are Going Digital: Brands Pioneering In The $565M Market For Smart Pet Products"

Packaged Facts in the News - "Pets Are Going Digital: Brands Pioneering In The $565M Market For Smart Pet Products"

Forbes: "While smart-pet products is small with sales of $565 million in 2018; it is rapidly growing, up 11% from 2017."


Three Newest Pet Insurance Companies Stake Their Claim

Three Newest Pet Insurance Companies Stake Their Claim

Given the size of the U.S. pet population, market penetration for pet insurance in the U.S. is still comparatively low. This is particularly true when compared to some Western European countries, like the U.K. and Sweden, and indicates the significant potential for market gains in the U.S.


Durable Pet Products Keep Getting Smarter

Durable Pet Products Keep Getting Smarter

Convenience is the word in the durable pet products market, with high-tech features and automation allowing pet owners to connect with their pets more easily and participate in their well-being more directly.


Oral Care and Wellness Go Hand in Paw in Pet Market

Oral Care and Wellness Go Hand in Paw in Pet Market

Pet owners know that caring for their own dental health is essential from an overall wellness standpoint, and they are increasingly realizing that the same holds true for their furry companions.


Retail Stores Take on Vets

Retail Stores Take on Vets

What happens when Walmart opens up permanent veterinary clinics in its stores?


Clean Pets Mean Happy Pet Owners

Clean Pets Mean Happy Pet Owners

The “pets as family” trend, fueled by empty-nesting Boomers and Millennials who know no other kind of pet ownership, has put grooming services and products front and center


What We're Reading: 14 Acquisitions in Pet Food Industry So Far in 2018

What We're Reading: 14 Acquisitions in Pet Food Industry So Far in 2018

So far in 2018, pet food companies and ingredient suppliers have announced at least fourteen mergers and acquisitions, according to PetfoodIndustry.com.