Bentley’s Pet Stuff announced its newest location in Wheaton, Illinois. This month, Bentley’s acquired Natural Pet Market from founder Tracy Werner.
“When I started Natural Pet Market 15 years ago in a 400-square-foot store space, it was unique to have a health food store for cats and dogs. Folks would travel from far away to get what they knew as the best products and advice there was in the area. Now, the market is changing,” says Werner, who attributes one of the main reasons for the transition to the increased demand in delivery service.
Instead of closing, she found a company that aligns with her own beliefs and commitment—Bentley’s Pet Stuff.
“Talking to Lisa Senafe was like talking to myself. She’s super smart about health and nutrition, and her husband, Giovanni, has more passion than many others in the industry. I learned that Bentley’s has no ‘brand loyalty;’ they don’t sell their shelf space to the highest bidder like other stores. Profit margins aren’t talked about in regards to food decisions—it’s all about quality, health and lifestyle with them.”
Werner will continue to hold a presence in Wheaton but now as the director of training for Bentley’s Pet Stuff. The retailer has more than 85 stores across 11 U.S. states.
“Werner’s experience and passion will help train more than 400 employees and educate thousands of pet owners.” said Senafe, pictured here.
With the new acquisition of Natural Pet Market, Bentley’s Pet Stuff will continue to charge forward with its mission to keep pets healthy with natural foods, supplements and more.
Bentley’s Pet Stuff makes it easy for their loyal followers to get the food and treats they love with the help of Pet Stuff Zoom on the ecommerce site where Bentley’s ships for free for any order of $49 or more.
Just like Natural Pet Market, Bentley’s Pet Stuff says it is passionate about helping dogs and cats in need. The company frequently gives to local shelters and rescue groups and host pet adoption and educational events for the public
“We are looking forward to hosting great events in Wheaton and continuing to help the community in the western suburbs” Senafe said.