A Tail of Two Cities: Portland(s) Important to Pet Medications Market

A Tail of Two Cities: Portland(s) Important to Pet Medications Market

Two companies – based on opposite sides of the country, but in cities bearing the same name – are trying to disrupt how pet owners receive their pet medications.


Amazon Online Grocery Sales Surge with Whole Foods Acquisition

Amazon Online Grocery Sales Surge with Whole Foods Acquisition

Whole Foods’ branded product web sales reached $500,000, after Amazon placed about 2,000 items from Whole Foods’ 365 Everyday Value brand on its site.


Amazon vs. the Pet Products Competition

Online pet product sales are at a tipping point: Packaged Facts estimates online pet product sales accounting for approximately of the total U.S. pet products market.


Something to Chew On (aka Why Pet Owners Love Treats and Chews)

Something to Chew On (aka Why Pet Owners Love Treats and Chews)

To keep pets and pet owners engaged in the market for treats and chews, innovation is the name of the game


Whole Foods and the Transformation of Amazon Fresh

Whole Foods and the Transformation of Amazon Fresh

Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods should push product choices higher in relatively short order. And that is just the beginning.


Why Traditional & Plant-Based Dairy are Warring for Shelf Space

Why Traditional & Plant-Based Dairy are Warring for Shelf Space

Once tucked away in the shelf-stable center store, non-dairy and plant-based dairy alternatives have jumped into the refrigerated dairy case alongside milk-based counterparts.


Blue Buffalo Trades Some Mystique for Mass-Market Sales

Blue Buffalo Trades Some Mystique for Mass-Market Sales

Describing the move as “the natural evolution” of its marketing strategy, Blue Buffalo is now marketing select treat and food products in its entry-level LPF brand line at Target, Meijer, Kroger, and Publix


“I don’t have pets…I have fur babies”: Prance Around Pet Services, LLC founder talks life as a Millennial pet parent, pet adoptions, animal welfare, and more

“I don’t have pets…I have fur babies”: Prance Around Pet Services, LLC founder talks life as a Millennial pet parent, pet adoptions, animal welfare, and more

Between 2006 and 2016 the number of 18- to 34-year-old dog owners grew by 39%. During that span Joelyne King--an entrepreneurial Millennial--turned her passion for pets into a labor of love. Here's her take on the U.S. pet industry...


Never Enough Dogs (or Dog Toys)

Never Enough Dogs (or Dog Toys)

Dog owners of all shapes, sizes, and experiences can't resist buying more and more toys for their fur babies.


Unbanked Millennials: A Matter of Perspective

Unbanked Millennials: A Matter of Perspective

The theory that Millennials are abandoning banks may be overblown, depending on how their banking relationships with those banks are being defined.