“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.


Why Banks and Creditors Can Bet on Affluent, High Net Worth Consumers Even During Recession

Why Banks and Creditors Can Bet on Affluent, High Net Worth Consumers Even During Recession

As prognosticators attempt to call the beginning of the next recession, one thing is fairly certain: Affluent and high-net worth families are an intriguing recession bet.


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.


Food Marketers Get Creative Helping Families Eat More Fruits and Veggies

Food Marketers Get Creative Helping Families Eat More Fruits and Veggies

Food industry players and marketers are aligning as allies to parents in the battle to get kids to eat fruit and veggies through the “stealth health” movement, among other efforts.


Gift Cards: Mother’s Day Among Select Billion Dollar Occasions

Gift Cards: Mother’s Day Among Select Billion Dollar Occasions

40% of U.S. adults purchased a gift card in the past year