Monthly Archives: August 2017

China’s pet industry is making money hand over paw

vivadmin/ August 31, 2017/ News

More and more Chinese are becoming enthusiastic pet owners willing to spend big on their dogs, cats, and other animals. According to a 2016 white paper, the market for such products has grown rapidly since 2010 and was worth nearly 100 billion yuan ($15 billion – €12.6 billion) in 2015. Estimates put the number of registered pets in China at

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Greencross makes ‘aggressive’ inroads into New Zealand pet market

vivadmin/ August 30, 2017/ News

Australia pet care company Greencross made inroads on the New Zealand side of the Tasman by buying up veterinary clinics and opening retail outlets, boosting New Zealand sales by more than a fifth. ASX-listed Greencross, which jointly owns the Animates pet store chain with NZX-listed Ebos Group, lifted sales 21 per cent to A$98 million (NZ$106 million – US$77.6 million

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20th edition Pet Fair Asia

vivadmin/ August 30, 2017/ News

From 24 to 27 August, Pet Fair Asia celebrated its 20th anniversary. Part of the celebrations was a festive dinner, during which the past twenty years of development and spectacular growth of Pet Fair Asia were reviewd. A lot of companies were put in the spotlights during this evening, and PETS International was the proud recipient of the Best Media

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New jobs plan in expansion at Forthglade pet foods

vivadmin/ August 29, 2017/ News

The Forthglade pet food brand is set to create a further 25 jobs in major expansion plans. The manufacturer, which currently employs 80 people is moving to bigger premises at Okehampton East Business Park in Devon. Established in Winkleigh over 46 years ago, the natural pet food maker has completed the purchase of two plots at the business park and

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How mobile technology in the pet industry is improving animals’ lives

vivadmin/ August 28, 2017/ News

Mobile technology is changing the lives of both pets and people, and mobile apps are at the centre of it. From RFID implants to GPS tracking, mobile technology in the pet industry is offering new safety and security solutions to pets and their owners. If you have ever had a dog that was a runner or an escape artist, or

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Ten business ideas that can strike a cord with the Millennials

vivadmin/ August 25, 2017/ News has listed various business ideas that might strike a chord with the Millennials and may help them put a dent in the universe. Millennials – a word that brings to mind a young free spirited person ready to take on the world head-on, a rebel that likes to question all that is existing and wants to make an impact

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Ever wondered how much your pet’s diet impacts the environment?

vivadmin/ August 25, 2017/ News

There are approximately 163 million dogs and cats kept as pets in the US, most of which consume meat. That got UCLA geography professor Gregory Okin wondering: Just how bad is the production of pet food for the environment? There are approximately 163 million dogs and cats kept as pets in the US, and it’s safe to assume even most

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Pets Corner accounts confirm store closure

vivadmin/ August 24, 2017/ News

Crawley-headquartered pet retailer Pets Corner has closed almost 20 underperforming PamPurred Pets stores since its multimillion-pound takeover of the rival business last year. Pet Family Ltd, the parent company which operates the Pets Corner retail chain, purchased PamPurred Pets for £6 million ($7.7 million – €6.6 million) in March 2016. At the time, the Dorset-headquartered business operated a network of

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Tuffy’s Pet Foods explains why it pulled its products off

vivadmin/ August 23, 2017/ News

The Business Journal caught up with Tuffy’s national sales manager Dan Schmitz to learn how the company’s decision to sever ties with a fast-growing online retailer has played out. Three distributors of premium pet foods have pulled their products from since the Dania Beach start-up became a subsidiary of PetSmart in the largest e-commerce buyout in history. Tuffy’s Pet

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Wet Pet Food Market Production Growth by Type forecast 2017 to 2022

vivadmin/ August 22, 2017/ News, Petfood Ingredients & Additives

Europe Wet Pet Food Market Research Report 2017 to 2022 provides a unique tool for evaluating the market, highlighting opportunities, and supporting strategic and tactical decision-making. This report recognizes that in this rapidly-evolving and competitive environment, up-to-date marketing information is essential to monitor performance and make critical decisions for growth and profitability. It provides information on trends and developments, and

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