January 9, 2018

Animal Supply Co. acquires Bark to Basics

On January 4, pet food and supplies distributor Animal Supply Co. (ASC) announced it had acquired Bark to Basics a family-owned business serving independent retailers, day care centers, kennels, veterinary […]

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January 9, 2018

Cargill to acquire Pro-Pet

On Jan. 2 Cargill Animal Nutrition announced that they had reached an agreement to acquire Pro-Pet, a manufacturer of private label and co-manufactured pet foods, including premium dog food brand […]

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December 1, 2017

Joshua Kanter is PetSmart’s new EVP of Marketing and Customer Experience

On Dec. 1, PetSmart announced the appointment of Joshua Kanter as evp of Marketing and Customer Experience. Kanter will report directly to executive chairman Raymond Svider. Kanter will oversee PetSmart’s […]

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November 30, 2017

Sears reports third quarter losses of $558 million

  On Thursday, Sears Holdings reported a loss of $558 million in its third quarter. The company generated total revenues of approximately $3.7 billion compared to revenues of $5 billion […]

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November 28, 2017

Albertsons and Instacart announce partnership

Albertsons announced on Tuesday that it had reached an agreement with on-demand grocery delivery service Instacart to offer its customers the convenience of same-day deliveries in an hour. Under the […]

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November 28, 2017

Peter Pritchard to lead Pets at Home as CEO

Pets at Home Group announced on Monday that Group CEO Ian Kellett will resign from his position “to step away from corporate life and pursue his own personal business interests.” […]

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November 17, 2017

PetSmart launches Pinnacle Pet Nutrition Shop

On Nov. 16, PetSmart announced it had added Pinnacle Pet Nutrition Shop – a 550 sq. ft. space dedicated to high-protein, organic, natural, grain-free, minimally processed and/or raw pet food […]

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November 15, 2017

Petco acquires PupBox

Petco announced it acquired PupBox, a puppy- and life stage-focused subscription service company. PupBox delivers customized products and training information to pet owners based on their pet’s current stage of […]

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November 10, 2017

63 Sears, Kmart stores to shut in Jan 2018

After closing more than 350 Sears and Kmart stores in 2017, the struggling retailer announced on Thursday that it will shut an additional 45 Kmart and 18 Sears stores in […]

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November 10, 2017

Thomas A. Kingsbury joins Tractor Supply Board of Directors

Tractor Supply Company announced they had appointed Thomas A. Kingsbury to the Company’s Board of Directors on Nov. 6. Kingsbury has worked in the retail industry for more than 40 […]

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