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Insights for Pet Retail

As a family-owned company, independent pet retailers like you hold a special place in our hearts. We believe strong businesses build strong communities, and we want to help you get there. Here, you’ll find plenty of insights and inspiration to help your shop thrive.

Why staff is essential to your brand’s growth

Why staff is essential to your brand’s growth

Staff is one of your highest operating expenses, but without your staff, achieving growth for your independent pet retail brand is impossible. When you’re weighing whether hiring more roles in your shop is worthwhile, or if you can get ahead by sticking with…

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Should you add services to your pet supply shop?

Should you add services to your pet supply shop?

The pet industry is a growth industry, one that isn’t slowing down anytime soon. The question is, when is it the right time to introduce new services and offerings to your smaller retail operation? When you look at the trends around pet parents and their beloved animals, one thing is clear: This is your time to shine…

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Keep pet parents coming back with these loyalty program ideas

Keep pet parents coming back with these loyalty program ideas

Why set up a loyalty program for your pet supply shop? Once established, a loyalty program offers a painless way to make your loyal customers feel special, while keeping your brand in the minds (and hearts) of your customers. Because people are creatures of habit…

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How to attract customers to your pet shop after the holiday rush

How to attract customers to your pet shop after the holiday rush

It’s always a letdown after the rush of the holiday season, and that’s especially true in the retail space. Now that it’s January, the once eager shoppers have fewer pet toys and special treats on their shopping lists, while colder weather makes staying home more appealing. To help you…

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Guerrilla Marketing for the Independent Pet Supply Shop

Guerrilla Marketing for the Independent Pet Supply Shop

On the face of it guerrilla marketing does seem vaguely related to pets. But no, it has nothing to do with donning a primate costume on a street corner and holding a sign. However, guerrilla marketing does hold great potential for a small, independent pet supply shop..

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3 Ways to Streamline Operations of Your Pet Supply Shop

3 Ways to Streamline Operations of Your Pet Supply Shop

Streamlining your pet supply shop’s operations will improve your business in just about every area. When everything is more efficient, that means you and your team can spend more time focused on the core business, which is providing fast….

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3 Key Trends Pet Retailers Need to Know

3 Key Trends Pet Retailers Need to Know

As a pet retailer, you’re well aware of the big love pet parents have for their furry friends. You also know that translates into greater numbers of animal companions, accompanied by the pet parents who desire to create the best possible lives for them……

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How to Help New Employees Become Pet Care Gurus

How to Help New Employees Become Pet Care Gurus

When people ask you about anything pet-related, you have answers — because you’re the expert! When cats scratch the furniture, dog lunge on their leads, and picky pets don’t eat, you can take on just about any pet issue…

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