October 11, 2017

KKR halves stake in Pets at Home

Private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) almost halved its stake in Pets at Home by selling 61 million shares and raising £119 million. Financial Times reported the equity firm […]

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July 31, 2017

Pet360 operations roll into Chewy.com

Pet360 is now Chewy.com, the online retailer that PetSmart acquired this past spring.         Pet360, originally named PetFoodDirect, launched in 1999 after its founders decided to start an online service […]

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July 20, 2017

Jeff Sutherland steps down from role at Animal Supply Co.

Jeff Sutherland has stepped down from his role with Animal Supply Co.         A replacement has not been confirmed yet.         Sutherland joined Animal Supply in 2011 […]

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July 20, 2017

Pet Club AZ under new ownership

Pet Club AZ is under new ownership.         In June, its senior secured lender, Warhorse Holdings, foreclosed on all operating assets of Pet Club AZ. Natural Pet Partners is now […]

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April 20, 2017

Albertsons makes leadership changeup; announces new President & COO

Wayne Denningham has been named Albertsons’ new President and COO. Denningham previously held the position of Albertsons’ evp and COO. He will succeed Bob Miller, who will stay on as […]

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April 18, 2017

PetSmart announces Chewy.com acquisition

PetSmart has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Chewy.com, company leaders announced today. The acquisition is anticipated to close by the end of PetSmart’s second fiscal quarter of 2017. This […]

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April 10, 2017

Amazon shuts down Wag.com parent Quidsi

Amazon recently announced that it will be shutting down Quidsi, one of Amazon’s largest acquisitions to date. Quidsi is the parent company to Diapers.com and Wag.com. Since acquiring Diapers.com and […]

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March 21, 2017

Phillips Pet Food & Supplies Acquires Online Retailer

Phillips Pet Food & Supplies CEO Todd Shelton announced today the company has acquired the assets of PetFlow.com. “When we asked our local and independent customers where we could help, […]

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January 13, 2017

ADM purchases pet consumables manufacturer

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) announced it will acquire Crosswind Industries, a pet treat manufacturer. The transaction is anticipated to close in the coming weeks.         Crossswind’s pet subsidiary, Crosswind […]

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January 9, 2017

Mars acquires VCA for $7.7 billion

Mars expanded their footprint within the pet industry as they acquired VCA. For $7.7 billion, the global candy and snacks provider purchased the animal-hospital chain on Monday, Jan. 9. The […]

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