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.


Airline Co-Branded Credit Card Programs Power Forward

Airline Co-Branded Credit Card Programs Power Forward

Airlines remain a co-branded credit card lynchpin, contributing $379 billion to some $990 billion in total 2018 U.S. co-branded card purchase value.


4 Ways Grocers Can Improve Outreach to Affluent Food Shoppers

4 Ways Grocers Can Improve Outreach to Affluent Food Shoppers

Packaged Fact identifies four key ways that U.S. grocers can better attract and meet the needs of this important and influential consumer segment.


U.S. Airlines Elevate Co-Branded Credit Cards to New Heights

U.S. Airlines Elevate Co-Branded Credit Cards to New Heights

Packaged Facts estimates that co-branded credit cards generated $990 billion in purchase value last year. Travel and entertainment brands commanded 55% of spending, 70% of which was attributable to airline-branded credit cards.


“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.


Walmart, Petco, and Chewy Invest in $9 Billion U.S. Pet Medication Market

Walmart, Petco, and Chewy Invest in $9 Billion U.S. Pet Medication Market

The pet medications future looks bright. With sales reaching $9 billion in 2018, up 8.5%, the market is expected to surpass overall pet market growth for the foreseeable future, spurred by a continued intensive focus on pet wellness, ongoing advances in veterinary medicine, and online and brick-and-mortar expansion of pet medication and veterinary service availability and options.


Private Label Credit Cards: Retailer-Specific Mobile App Use on the Rise

Private Label Credit Cards: Retailer-Specific Mobile App Use on the Rise

Retailers and their private label credit card partners continue to refine their retailer-specific mobile apps, which provide a very important customer loyalty and engagement nexus that increasingly includes payment and loan options.


Mobile Payment Trends Create Growth in Global Food E-Commerce

Mobile Payment Trends Create Growth in Global Food E-Commerce

China, India, and South Korea are among nations where mobile payments using smartphones to access the internet are more common than using laptops or tablets—hinting at momentum for food e-commerce growth in Asia.


Affluent Food Shoppers: Money Isn’t Everything

Affluent Food Shoppers: Money Isn’t Everything

The sheer volume of spending on food at home by affluent households—which is in excess of $100 billion—makes them an essential consumer segment for food manufacturers, marketers, distributors, and grocers...But, as Packaged Facts reports, it’s not money alone that sets affluent food shoppers apart.


India: An International Pet Care Market to Watch

India: An International Pet Care Market to Watch

From 2012 to 2017, pet care sales in India grew exponentially and the market has enough momentum to expect even greater growth looking ahead to 2022.