If you currently own or are thinking about opening a pet store, now is a great time to be involved with the industry. According to the American Pet Products Association, the total U.S. pet industry expenditures expected for the year 2015 are $60.59 billion. A report by Clarice Brough lets us know that over the next 5 years, pet operations are projected to maintain strong growth, with the number of households owing pets expected to continue increasing.
Specialty pet stores have been growing the fastest of all the industry segments. If you are in the midst of planning for your own pet store, getting help from pet store professionals can help you figure out where to get started. Learn what pet store fixtures your store should have as well as gain some store planning insights by reaching out to the experts at Handy Store Fixtures.
Check out the infographic below, or our Tips for Pet Store Owners blog post to learn even more about what is going on in the pet store industry.