Pet Valu Acquires Jack’s Pet
Pet Valu acquired Jack’s Pet and its commerce business, PetSolutions. Pet Valu is a leading pet specialty retailer in North America with 450 stores in Canada and 150 stores in the northeastern US.
Pet Valu’s acquisition of the Jack’s Pet’s 32 stores increases Pet Valu’s footprint across the eastern US, as well as online with the Petsolution site. Pet Valu’s current stores stock more than 7,000 products including holistic and premium brands of pet foods, treats and pet supplies.
Jack’s Pets, founded in 1950, operates stores in Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Indiana, as well as a corporate support and distribution center in Beavercreek, Ohio. Jack’s pets carries a variety of small pets including fish, birds, rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, hamsters, turtles, lizards and snakes, as well as a full line of pet supplies.
Also located in Beavercreek, Ohio, the family-owned petsolutions.com was founded in 1996. The online store specializes in aquatics, bird, pond and wild bird, reptile and small animal supplies, as well as dog and cat products.
With the recent acquisition, Jack’s Pets and Petsolutions will join Pet Valu’s network of stores that include Pet Valu, Paulmac’s Pet Food and Bosley’s.