Pet Supplies Plus - Pet Store # 8029 | Athens, GA

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A pet store or pet shop is a retail business which sells different kinds of animals to the public. A variety of animal supplies and pet accessories are also sold in pet shops. The products sold include: food, treats, toys, collars, leashes, cat litter, cages and aquariums. Some pet stores provide engraving services for pet tags, which have the owner’s contact information in case the pet gets lost.
Three ways to get more info about owning your own Pet Supplies Plus store.
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Truly responsible breeders do not sell their puppies to pet stores, they want to meet their puppy buyers in person and do not sell their puppies to the first person who shows up with cash in hand. Most breed club's Code of Ethics state that their breeders refuse to sell their dogs to pet dealers or any other commercial sources of distribution. A judge in Phoenix, Arizona recently  a 2013 ordinance stating all dogs and cats sold from local pet stores must be rescue animals.
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Pet specialty chains

The pet store industry continues to grow in spite of increased competition from supermarkets, mass merchandisers and online retailers which offer consumers more convenience at lower prices. In 2016, the generated roughly 18.53 billion U.S. dollars in revenue.

PetSmart was the largest pet store chain for specialty pet supplies in 2016, with a total of 1,500 stores in North America. The company also provides a variety of animals for sale and adoption, such as birds, fish and reptiles. Pet grooming services, dog training, and pet hotel and day care facilities are part of the company’s growing portfolio. Moreover, PetSmart employs approximately 53,000 associates and has store operations in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

PetSmart and PETCO were the largest pet store chains in the United States, in 2016. U.S. branches of and experienced a constant increase in annual revenue over a six-year period.

Fourth-place Pet Supplies Plus had about 375 store operations in the North American region in 2016. This franchise business sets itself apart by offering all-natural food products.

Companies in this industry operate physical retail establishments that sell pets, pet foods, and pet supplies. Major companies include PetSmart, PETCO Animal Supplies Stores, and Petland (all based in the US), along with Global Pet Foods and Pet Valu (Canada), and Pets at Home (UK).Once you’ve found a pet food store close to you, we recommend calling the store to ensure they have your preferred Petcurean product in stock. Feel free to contact us if they don’t.The US pet and pet supply store industry includes about 9,000 establishments (single-location companies and units of multi-location companies) with combined annual revenue of about $16 billion.The global pet and pet supply store market is concentrated in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia/Pacific region; pets are less common in South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. Major pet populations exist in Brazil, China, Russia, Indonesia, and Japan. However, the largest pet market by a wide margin is the US.Pet ownership drives demand, and spending generally resists economic cycles. Profitability for individual companies depends on the ability to generate store traffic and effective merchandising. Large companies offer low prices and wide selections of both products and services. Small companies compete effectively by serving a local market, selling unique products, offering specialized services, or providing pet expertise. The US industry is concentrated: the 50 largest companies account for about 75% of revenue.