Modern Dog and Cat Products Must Serve and Delight Both Pet and Person

Modern Dog and Cat Products Must Serve and Delight Both Pet and Person

At least as much as the needs of the pet, the needs of dog and cat owners are shaping petcare marketing and research & development (R&D).


Pet Family Feud: Fun, Games, & Packaged Facts

Pet Family Feud: Fun, Games, & Packaged Facts

While unlikely to ever appear on the Game Show Network, Pet Family Feud debuted on April 3, thrilling and informing the audience at the 25th Annual Petfood Forum in Olathe, Kansas. The gameshow/workshop activity was hosted by Packaged Facts’ research director David Sprinkle.


46% of Pet Owners Buy Pet Products Online, Reveals Packaged Facts Ahead of Upcoming Pet Expo Presentation

46% of Pet Owners Buy Pet Products Online, Reveals Packaged Facts Ahead of Upcoming Pet Expo Presentation

While online sales still pale in comparison to sales at physical stores, sales in the digital realm continue to grow at a rapid pace. On March 22, Packaged Facts will discuss trends in online purchasing of dog and cat products at Global Pet Expo.


1 in 3 U.S. Pet Owners Millennials: What it Means for the Pet Food Market

1 in 3 U.S. Pet Owners Millennials: What it Means for the Pet Food Market

Between their growing numbers and affinity for “natural” pet products, the Millennial cohort wields a significant buying power for the industry, an impact Packaged Facts explores in our report, "Millennials as Pet Market Consumers".


For pet marketers, the natural and organic segment is competitive catnip

For pet marketers, the natural and organic segment is competitive catnip

Gone are the days when pet owners had to seek out their local independent pet store to find a decent selection of natural pet products. Today, natural, organic and eco-friendly pet products generate billions of dollars of sales annually across a wide range of channels--and the market just keeps growing.


Mars Inc.'s Acquisition of VCA: More Fidos, Fewer Sugars

Mars Inc.'s Acquisition of VCA: More Fidos, Fewer Sugars

The VCA deal gives Mars further latitude for growth beyond the mass-market product arena. That’s especially important because it’s not just kibble sales that have flattened in the mass market; the same is true for candy. Even in the case of Mars, with its globally iconic portfolio of chocolate and non-chocolate (sugar) candy brands, confectionery manufacturers face considerable challenges to growth.


Hispanic pet owners chart a different course

Hispanic pet owners chart a different course

The past decade has seen a dramatic increase in the number of Hispanic pet owners in the United States. Between 2007 and 2016 the number of Latinos with pets in their homes skyrocketed from 11.4 million to 20.4 million as the pet ownership rate among Hispanics grew from 40% to 55%.


The mighty marketing ingenuity connecting pet parents to pet products

The mighty marketing ingenuity connecting pet parents to pet products

This blog is based on Pet Product Marketing Trends in the U.S.: Technology, Mobile, and Social Media. Find out more on the report by clicking here.

April 1 - Pet marketers across the spectrum of the pet industry can often be found practicing some of the latest cutting edge tactics to engage pet parents. Whether it’s through social media, geotargeting, personalization, content marketing or numerous other ways, there is no shortage of creative ideas out there. Sometimes the tactics are topical. ...


Here’s something to bark about: A National Dog Biscuit Day discount from Packaged Facts

Here’s something to bark about: A National Dog Biscuit Day discount from Packaged Facts

Feb. 23 - Celebrate National Dog Biscuit Day with a treat worthy of humans. Receive 10% off the Packaged Facts’ report Pet Treats and Chews in the U.S. Use promo code PFSAVE10 at checkout.

Pet Treats and Chews in the U.S. examines the market for treats and chews, breaking it out into four categories: indulgent treats, rawhide/natural chews, dental chews/treats, and nutraceutical treats. The report provides a broad overview of the market with a focus on future trends, including the importance o...


Doggone doggy breath be gone!

Doggone doggy breath be gone!

Start the new year with savings from Packaged Facts. Receive 10% off Pet Oral Care Products and Services in the U.S. with code PFSAVE10.

Jan. 11 - For many pet owners, as much as they love their pets, there is nothing worse than a smelly “kiss” from a pet with bad breath. Unfortunately, breath odor can also signal a more serious underlying health condition-it is one of the main symptoms of periodontal disease, a serious condition that approximately 70% of cats and 80% of dogs develop by the ti...