Scooby

Scooby-Doo makes mark in confectionery and pet treats & toys Subscription

09 Dec 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Warner Bros has revealed its ambitions to boost the presence of its Scooby-Doo brand…

WaitrosePet

Waitrose teams with Monster Pet Supplies for petcare website

04 Oct 2014 | By Daniel Woolfson

Waitrose has launched a website dedicated solely to pet products. WaitrosePet.com…

Grain Free Range

Petfood suppliers launch free-from ranges for dogs

02 Oct 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Two petfood suppliers have developed grain-free lines to tap demand for free-from recipes…

Mars petcare

Jason Uttley returns to Mars Petcare as commercial director

21 Sep 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Mars Petcare has named Jason Uttley as its new commercial director…

Paul Mullan

Paul Mullan takes up COO role at petfood maker Lily's Kitchen Subscription

14 Sep 2014 | By Andrew Don

Specialist petfood supplier Lily’s Kitchen has recruited Paul Mullan to the newly created role of chief operating officer…

bob martin clear collar

Cat poison by insecticide fears tackled by Bob Martin Petcare

27 Jul 2014 | By Daniel Woolfson

Bob Martin Petcare is reclassifying its products containing the insecticide permethrin as pharmacy-only…

Pedigree Chum DentaStix chew dog

Pedigree rolls out 'deep clean' DentaFlex dog chews

13 Jul 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

Pedigree has launched a dog chew designed to give teeth a ‘deep clean’…

damian guha

Damian Guha leaves M&S to rejoin Mars as Petcare UK MD

29 Jun 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Marks & Spencer’s director of business development Damian Guha has returned to Mars Petcare as its new UK MD…

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Mike Gallacher quits as MD of Mars Petcare

15 Jun 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

The managing director of Mars Petcare UK Mike Gallacher has announced his decision to leave the business…

nerf dog

Hasbro's Nerf to launch in dog toy category

01 Jun 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Hasbro toy brand Nerf – best known for its foam-dart blasters – is expanding into the UK dog toy market…

Hello Kitty petcare

Hello Kitty empire grows with petcare and milkshake lines

12 Jan 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Hello Kitty is getting her paws on more of grocery with petcare products and wider distribution of milkshake mixes…

Alpen rolls out 'more filling' Trail Bar trio

12 Jan 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Alpen has launched a range of large cereal bars it claims will meet growing demand for more satisfying snacks…

Poundstretcher store

Poundstretcher adds Pet Hut section to 10 stores

23 Nov 2013 | By Thomas Hobbs

Poundstetcher has introduced a dedicated petcare offering in 10 of its larger stores…

DOG-WITH-BOWL

Billy+Margot secure Ocado listing with dog treats

23 Nov 2013 | By Vince Bamford

Billy+Margot has secured listings with Ocado for ?its ice cream-style treats for dogs…

DOG-WITH-BOWL

Own-label petcare sharpens claws with major increase in deals

26 Oct 2013

Own label and brands have been at it like cat and dog in the past year as both have sharpened their promotional claws…

Pet food section

Partner in Pet Food buys Agro-Trust division

15 Jul 2013 | By Sara Spary

Partner in Pet Food, one of Europe’s leading pet food producers, has announced it is to acquire the pet food division of Hungarian company Agro-Trust.

Burgess Pet Care allergen-free dogfood wins Asda listing

Burgess Pet Care allergen-free dogfood wins Asda listing

14 Jul 2013 | By Vince Bamford

Yorkshire-based Burgess Pet Care has gained its first supermarket listing…

Petface hails Atheon Analytics service as sales rise by 3,000%

Petface hails Atheon Analytics service as sales rise by 3,000%

18 May 2013 | By James Halliwell

Pet accessory brand Petface has boosted sales by more than 3,000% after joining forces with Atheon Analytics…

WHISKAS SIMPLY

Mars Petcare looks to close Whiskas and Pedigree factory

30 Jan 2013 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Mars Petcare is considering closing a factory in Peterborough, which makes Pedigree, Whiskas and Chappie.

Pet food section

Mars launches PetProfit website

31 Mar 2012 | By Elinor Zuke

Mars Petcare has launched an advice website to help independent retailers promote the petfood category…

Mars Petcare launches shop on Ocado site

17 Dec 2011

Mars Petcare has followed Daylesford Organic in building a ‘shop within a shop’ on the Ocado website this week.

Mars Petcare boss gets Russian role

29 Oct 2011

Mars Petcare UK is on the hunt for a new general manager following the promotion of Mark Johnson to regional president for Mars Petcare Russia.

PETS-CORNER

Pets Corner in bid to beat Asda & co with its new price pledge

12 Feb 2011

Asda has infuriated its big four rivals with the Asda Price Guarantee. Now independent retailer Pets Corner is taking on Asda and Tesco by promising to be cheaper on “loads” of products.The Sussex-based chain is running a Price Pledge…

dentaflex

Petcare: treats fail to halt slide in sales Subscription

19 Dec 2014 | By Emma Sturgess

Not as bright-eyed and bushy-tailed as last year, petcare sales have slipped 0.8% in value on volumes down 3.1%…

spar pet food

Spar relaunches 'improved' cat and dog food in smaller packs

01 Dec 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Spar has revamped its own-label cat and dog food with improved recipes and smaller packs…

Focus on petcare

Focus on Petcare Subscription

23 Oct 2014 | By Emma Sturgess

Talk about pampered pets! A year ago, our report on falling prices and own-label growth in petcare could have raised doubt…

Top products Baker's dog food

Petfood sales increase sets tails wagging Subscription

20 Dec 2013 | By Liz Hamson

The dogs had their dinner and the cats got their cream – as sales in the category returned to value and volume growth…

Focus on Petcare

Focus on Petcare

11 Nov 2013 | By Alison Coleman, Rob Brown

It’s claws out in petcare and own label has gained the upper paw. Retailer offerings have outgrown all but one of the top 10 bestsellers, leaping 6.5% in value - or £24.9m.

Focus On Petcare

Nestle Purina PetCare Company

13 Aug 2013 | By MarketLine

This SWOT analysis company profile is the essential source for top level data and information…

Nestle Purina PetCare Company

Nestle Purina PetCare Company

13 Jun 2013 | By MarketLine

Nestle Purina PetCare Company (Nestle Purina or ‘the company’), a subsidiary of Nestle, is engaged in the manufacturing of pet food products…

Nestle HQ

Nestle S.A.

13 Jun 2013 | By MarketLine

Nestle S.A. (Nestle or ‘the company’) is one of the largest consumer goods companies in the world, operating in the food and beverages sector…

Mars bar

Mars, Incorporated

13 Jun 2013 | By MarketLine

Mars, Incorporated (Mars or “the company”) is a privately-held company, primarily engaged in the manufacture and sale of confectionery products, pet food products, drinks and other food products…

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