Gift Shop Pets

PetSmart releases new Halloween pet costumes

Although Halloween celebrations may look a bit different this year, there's no better time to include your pets in the festivities. With easy slip-on costumes and adjustable straps, it couldn't be easier – or more... more »

Transformative Times

Lives and businesses have been forever changed just as the seasons shifted from winter into spring. Spring is known as the season of growth, beauty and change; from the doldrums of winter to vibrant colors... more »
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WPA makes changes to key leadership

The World Pet Association (WPA) makes key changes to its leadership team as it looks to forge greater ties within the pet community. Celebrating its 70th anniversary, the organization seeks to grow its industry-leading event business while... more »

Pet Supplies Plus increases number of franchise agreements

Pet Supplies Plus, an independent pet retailer in the United States, announced it continues to experience tremendous growth, receiving a total of 81 signed franchise agreements in 2019 to date. The pet retailer welcomed 32 new... more »

Survey provides useful pet industry data for independent retailers

The 2017-2018 APPA National Pet Owners Survey revealed that overall pet ownership has increased over the past few decades. Approximately 68% of all households that participated in the survey own pets. Dogs take the top... more »

Better Choice Company signs agreement to acquire Halo

Better Choice Company, Inc., an animal health and wellness CBD company, shared it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire holistic pet foods leader Halo, Purely for Pets. “Halo is a well-established, premium brand and falls... more »

Survey: Top pet costumes for 2019 Halloween

This year 29 million people plan to dress their pets in costume for Halloween, according to the National Retail Federation's 2019 Halloween Spending Survey. Here's a list of the top pet costumes planned this year:... more »

Woof Gang Bakery celebrates 10th anniversary in Central Florida

Woof Gang Bakery, the nation’s leader in specialty pet retail and grooming, marks a significant business milestone this month with the company’s 10th anniversary in central Florida. The Orlando-based franchise company has 24 central Florida... more »

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