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Jul 15, 2024

Pet Retail Veteran Harry Freed Joins Pet Supermarket as Senior VP of Merchandising

Pet Supermarket, a specialty pet supply retailer with over 225 locations throughout the U.S. Southeast, has announced the appointment of Harry Freed as its senior vice president of merchandising. In this role, Freed oversees all merchandising and e-commerce business functions across Pet Supermarket’s nationwide service areas and expanding online operations. He is part of the […]

Jul 3, 2024

Making Gaines Family Farmstead: A Legacy of Quality, Dedication & Passion for Pets

Gaines Family Farmstead is a name synonymous with high-quality, natural pet treats, and the company’s origin story is as remarkable as its dedication to excellence. Founded in 2016, Gaines Family Farmstead began with a simple yet ambitious goal: to create wholesome, natural treats that pets love. Dewar Gaines, Founder/CEO and the driving force behind the […]

Jul 2, 2024

Royal Canin North America Names Heather Pasquale General Manager, U.S. Vet Business Unit

Royal Canin, one of the billion-dollar brands of Mars, Inc., has introduced Heather Pasquale as the general manager of the U.S. Vet Business Unit for Royal Canin North America. Pasquale succeeds Jean-Lin Pelatan who was named general manager, Global Business-to-Business Platform at the Royal Canin global headquarters in Aimargues, France. She will serve as a […]

Jul 1, 2024

American Pride: 12 ‘Made in the USA’ Pet Brands to Keep on Your Radar

The shelves in pet stores have always been colorful, but it’s likely that customers are now seeing more red, white and blue this month. More than a trend, the “Made in the U.S.A.” phenomenon is not new to the industry, with many tracing its birth back to the melamine recalls of 2007. While the “Made in […]

Jul 1, 2024

Advocacy: The Path to Building Pet Brand Trust, Answering the Need for Validation of Truth

The top barrier to business growth faced by all pet brands is a characteristic hardwired into how humans operate on the path to purchase: Risk avoidance or fear of making a bad decision. It is pervasive and presents the most challenging obstacle brands must address to secure a lasting customer relationship. Yet this rarely finds […]

Jun 20, 2024

Blain’s Farm & Fleet Announces Upcoming Leadership Changes

Blain’s Farm & Fleet has announced the promotion of Mark Hasting to chief executive officer and president. Kim Treece will be promoted to chief stores officer. Jane Blain Gilbertson will take on a new role as executive chair of the board and will remain the sole owner of Blain’s Farm & Fleet and Blain Supply, […]

Jun 20, 2024

Sleepypod Unveils Crash Test Dummy Dogs to Test Efficacy of Car Safety Restraints

Sleepypod, a Pasadena-based company known for reinventing pet products through innovative design, today announces it has expanded its family of proprietary crash test pets with the addition of two next-generation crash test dogs. DASH 1.0 and DUKE 3.0 join nine crash test dogs and cats designed and built in-house by Sleepypod’s research and development team […]

Jun 18, 2024

Rural Lifestyle Retailer Tractor Supply Invests in Customer-Centric Pricing with Revionics’ AI Platform

Revionics, an Aptos Company and provider of retail pricing, promotion, markdown and advanced analytics solutions, recently announced that Tractor Supply Company has selected Revionics’ intelligent pricing platform to help scale its loyalty-enhancing pricing across its vast retail network. As the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the U.S., Tractor Supply operates more than 2,200 stores and has[...]

May 22, 2024

Pet King Brands Appoints Robert E. Devlin as Director of Veterinary Services

Pet King Brands, the pioneering leader of veterinarian-recommended enzymatic pet health products including ZYMOX Dermatology and Oratene Brushless Oral Care, recently announced Robert E. Devlin, DVM, MBA as the director of veterinary services. Devlin enters the role with a thorough understanding of the animal health market and a strong business development background with both a Doctor of Veter[...]

May 17, 2024

Tractor Supply’s Spring Paper Clover Campaign Raises Over $1.3M for 4-H Youth Nationwide

Tractor Supply Company, in partnership with National 4-H Council, recently announced its 2024 spring Paper Clover campaign raised over $1.3 million for 4-H youth nationwide, moving the fundraiser’s grand total significantly beyond the $20 million milestone achieved one year ago. “We are once again filled with gratitude and admiration for the way our local communities […]

May 15, 2024

Honest to Goodness Debuts New Website, Platform Offers Engaging, Educational Experience

Honest to Goodness recently announced the launch of its new website, which promotes the brand’s first product line, Plant Snacks, a unique line of functional, plant-based treats for dogs. Newly unveiled and boasting a sleek and intuitive interface, the site offers visitors a seamless journey from browsing to purchase. With a fresh, modern design and […]

May 15, 2024

Tractor Supply Celebrates Grand Opening of Largest Distribution Center in Maumelle, Arkansas

Tractor Supply Company, the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States, recently announced the opening of its tenth and largest distribution center in Maumelle, Arkansas. The 1.1 million square-foot facility represents an investment of more than $175 million in the region and will create 500 full-time jobs for local residents. “Our distribution centers play […]