A Bullseye View | August 11, 2021 The cat’s out of the bag, Kindfull. Target's new owned brand dog and cat food, arrives in stores and on Target.com Aug. 15, of course in high-quality, Target value. The assortment of wet and dry food, treats and toppers includes Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food, Wild Caught Salmon Recipe Wet Cat Food, and Chicken, Pumpkin & Turmeric Recipe Toppers and more. In 2020, more families (and Target guests) than ever before welcomed new pets.
Retail Dive | June 23, 2021 As Target refines its assortment with up-and-coming brands and new private labels, the big-box retailer has partnered with two more DTC brands: Jinx, a dog wellness startup, and Stojo, a sustainable homewares brand. Jinx currently has partnerships with Petco and Rover online, but Target is the pet wellness brand's first brick-and-mortar partner, in Target stores on Monday, Stojo is debuting in Target stores and on its website on July 1. The brand t
Retail Dive | June 11, 2021 With the level of uncertainty the pandemic brought on, consumers turned to pets as a source of comfort and the pet sector of retail has by and large thrived. Chewy has seen this continue reporting first quarter net sales growth 31.7% to $2.1 billion, driven by its growing customer base and "strength in purchasing behavior," CEO Sumit Singh said. Even as the economy begins to open up, the pet retailer added nearly 560,000 new customers from the prev
People | March 15, 2021 Chewy just dropped The Disney Collection, a line of over 400 Disney pet products exclusive to the online retailer. The Disney Collection on Chewy features over 400 products, including beds, toys, leashes and collars. The collection not only covers classic Disney characters like Mickey, Minnie, and Donald Duck, and beloved Disney films such as Aladdin and The Lion King, but it also contains adorable products inspired by Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars char
Retail Dive | January 29, 2021 Martha Stewart's treat for good dogs The pandemic has been stressful for everybody — man's best friend included. Martha Stewart released a line of cannabis-infused oil drops ($24.99) and soft-baked chews for your furry friends ($19.99 to $24.99). "My dogs are not only my companions, but they are part of my family, and I prioritize their emotional and physical well-being as I do my own," Stewart said. Jeni's makes breakfast for dessert The sesame
Business Insider | November 18, 2020 The upcoming holiday season is different this year, but dogs and cats, along with the retailers who sell pet merchandise, will come out ahead. Consulting firm, Deloitte, found that the average consumer will spend $922 on holiday shopping this year. Pet items ranked among the top categories respondents wanted to gift and receive this year. Half of the consumers surveyed plan to buy pet supplies or food while shopping for the holidays this y
Retail Dive | April 21, 2020 On March 12 — the day after President Donald Trump addressed the nation from the Oval Office about COVID-19 — foot traffic at Petco and PetSmart was up 8% and 6% respectively, according to analytics firm Placer.ai. And between March 12 and March 18, sales at Chewy — which PetSmart acquired in 2017 — were up 42.5%, at Petco up 41.8%, at PetSmart up 36%, at PetValu up 42.4% and at Pet Supplies Plus up 76.4%, according to data provided by Earnest Res