What We’re Reading: “Record Number of Buyers, Booths and Exhibitors at Global Pet Expo”

What We’re Reading: “Record Number of Buyers, Booths and Exhibitors at Global Pet Expo”

The record-breaking numbers are in. In total, 17,207 attendees--including David Sprinkle and Jeff Miller of Packaged Facts--took part in this year’s Global Pet Expo, reports Pet Age.


Pet Market Upgrades to Brighter Future

Pet Market Upgrades to Brighter Future

A number of trends will reshape the pet business for years to come.


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."


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.


Anglers vs. Hunters: Who is More Interested in Feeding Wild Birds?

Anglers vs. Hunters: Who is More Interested in Feeding Wild Birds?

The hunting and fishing channel could become another useful retail channel for marketers of wild bird food products, putting products in front of almost a quarter of those who are already buying wild bird foods and non-food products.


Make That Pet Food Packaging Pretty

Make That Pet Food Packaging Pretty

Given the increased premiumization of pet foods, it is not surprising younger pet owners are just as interested in beautiful packages of pet food to signify their devotion to their pets.


Wild Birds Aren’t Picky Eaters

Wild Birds Aren’t Picky Eaters

One of the appeals of participating in wild bird feeding as a pastime is that it is a fairly low-maintenance, and stress-free activity which can be done on individual schedules, budgets, and effort levels.


[INFOGRAPHIC] The Walmart Shopper: 3 Key Stats

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Walmart Shopper: 3 Key Stats

Packaged Facts examines Walmart consumers across three key retail segments: Food & Beverage, Pet Products & Services, and Financial Services.


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.


Amazon Continues Advance in U.S. Pet Market with New Private Label Pet Food Brand

Amazon Continues Advance in U.S. Pet Market with New Private Label Pet Food Brand

Packaged Facts’ report “U.S. Pet Market Outlook, 2018-2019” predicted the launch of a new premium pet food brand by Amazon. It's now a reality with the introduction of Wag, Amazon's dry dog food brand.