Free Webinar: Where’s Waldo? Recruit Top Talent Today!

Presented by Lori Kleiman, Pet Store Pro and Global Pet Expo
Tuesday, April 17, 2 p.m. Eastern

Retaining top talent is all about hiring the right person to begin with. Today’s technology is changing how job seekers look for jobs and how employers evaluate potential hires.

Learn about the tools you can use to communicate with applicants, evaluate each candidate, identify top talent, determine starting salary, prepare an offer letter, and make sure new hires are aligned with your store’s long-term success. Presented by Lori Kleiman from HR Topics, Tuesday, April 17, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern. Register today.

Pet Economics Report (Jan. 2018)

2016 U.S. Pet Spending by Generation – The Younger Groups Step Up!
By John Gibbons, the Pet Business Professor

U.S. consumers spent $7.4 trillion dollars in 2016, up 235b (+3.3%) from 2015. Of this huge sum, $67.29b (0.91%) was spent on our companion animals. Despite increases in three industry segments, overall pet spending fell $0.46b (-0.7%) in 2016. Our initial analysis indicated that much of the decrease can be attributed to pet parents value shopping for premium pet food. This shopping behavior which is so heavily driven by price has implications for all industry segments and retail channels. In this report we will look at pet spending for perhaps today’s most “in demand” demographic measurement – by generation. Are the baby boomers starting to fade? Are millennials stepping up? What about generation X? Log into Pet Store Pro to read the full report.

Free Webinars from Pet Store Pro & Global Pet Expo

Join Pet Store Pro for a series of hosted events to help your pet store be more successful. Featuring speakers from Global Pet Expo 2018, these free webinars and other special events will deliver expert advice on all aspects of your business, including marketing, business development, inventory management, staff training and development, finance and visual merchandising. Learn more.