Publication | BRG Retail white paper
US Pet Supply Retail: Sleepless in the Doghouse?
Michael Foster, Eugene Kim, Rick Maicki, Keith Jelinek, and Rich Vitaro
The pet market is one segment of retail that continues to show consistent and robust growth, outpacing most other consumer product segments. However, this puppy-like growth is attracting increased competition, especially from online players, mass merchandisers, and grocery stores. Major players in this sector that ignored the threat of online competitors for too long are now scrambling to find ways to defend their turf and grow their business in new ways.