Inflation, global warming and the war in Ukraine are having a considerable impact on the international pet supplies business. Tommaso Cappato addressed these issues at the International Pet Conference in Bologna.
Good reason to hope for better times ahead
2022 was a difficult and challenging year. Compared with other sectors, however, the pet supplies industry got off relatively lightly. …
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American Pet Products Association
Pets as a cost factor?
The American Pet Products Association (APPA) has published a study looking at how the economic situation is impacting pet owning in the USA.
Crises, conflict and emotion
For all of us, last year might have been one of the most challenging in a long time, and hopes of an easier year in 2023 are widespread. PET …
“To save living souls”
How the war has changed the Ukrainian pet product market — an interview with Polina Kosharna.
Future Store 3.0 has arrived
At Fressnapf a new Future Store generation has been launched. The company hopes that the new store concept, which is to be rolled out gradually …
Zoocity and Pet Network International
Consolidation process in South-Eastern Europe
Zoocity and Pet Network International occupy a leading position in the pet supplies trade in South-Eastern Europe. Both are in the …
Expansion in Southeast Asia
Nimanja is a leading pet store chain in Malaysia. The latest store opening in the state of Sarawak brings the number of stores operated by Nimanja to 16…
Out of love for dogs
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Kim Troch started her own business with a small 20 m² shop for dog accessories in the Belgian city of Mechelen.
“We set the trend”
The Czechia-based Plaček Group is taking a new approach.
Encouraging approaches in the pet business
When it comes to sustainability in the pet industry, something is happening but more could still be done. This topic was given high…
Pioneering organic pet food
The origins of organic dog food brand Yarrah date back to 1992. The Dutch company is thus a pioneer of organic dog and cat food, distributing its …
Eyeing an increase in production capacity
Following the departure of company founder Birgitta Ornau, the two new managing directors, Olena Topilnytska and Thomas Reinarz, …
Traditional yet entirely modern
Wahl has moved to new premises in St. Georgen in the Black Forest in Germany. This is the latest of six production plants worldwide and …
pet supplies Africa
“Why Africa is a big thing”
To many players in the pet supplies sector, Africa is a closed book. An experienced sector expert from South Africa spoke at the International Pet …
2.8 luxury accessories for dogs
Upmarket dog accessories made in Italy
Italian company 2.8 specialises in luxury accessories for dogs. All products are made in Italian factories and are characterised by their …
High expectations in Bologna
Zoomark International is preparing in style for its 20th edition from 15 to 17 May. At the International Pet Conference, head of sales Pascale Sonvico …