PetCoach Comprehensive In-Store Dog Support System

My husband and I are fans of Shark Tank, and we happened to watch a vintage episode from November 2016 where Pupbox was pitched,  The company was offering a subscription box to puppy owners which followed the puppies with age-appropriate offerings through adulthood, when they switched to an adult dog version of the box.  The segment … Read morePetCoach Comprehensive In-Store Dog Support System

Halloween Costumes for Dogs

Pet Style News reports on pet clothing and encourages pet retailers to prepare for Halloween by stocking pet costumes.  Some pet owners like to dress their pets all year around while others will purchase pet clothing only for Halloween.  Shop owners interviewed for the article note that dressing pets is increasing in popularity and that … Read moreHalloween Costumes for Dogs

Pet Spending Resilience

Retailwire reported on research regarding pet category retail spending before and during the current recession.  Pre-recession research showed that pet spending was less likely to suffer during a econonmic downturn than spending on groceries, household and luxury goods.  However, data on actual spending in the fourth quarter of 2008 showed that pet owners shifted their … Read morePet Spending Resilience

Canidae dog food marketing reaches out

I spent last weekend at the Midland Michigan Kennel Club dog shows. These are fairly small shows with a limited number of vendors, but it’s the second all breed show I’ve attended in the past month where Canidae had a booth. This is a brand I’ve been familiar with as a holistic, high quality dog … Read moreCanidae dog food marketing reaches out