Pet Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Pet Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 45391 | Dec 2015

New tricks: Pet owners will invest in premium products and services as the economy improves

IBISWorld’s Pet Stores market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Pet Stores industry has purred along over the past five years as cats, dogs, fish and birds have remained popular home companions. The emerging trend of pet parents has bolstered demand for price premium pet products and services. Because pets are treated as family members, pet owners frequently lavish them with all-natural and organic pet foods and treats, in addition to high-end services. In the coming years, the industry is projected to maintain strong growth. As the economy continues its upward trajectory and consumers have more discretionary income, revenue from premium products and services is projected to increase... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Pet Stores industry, similar to most other retail industries, has a low level of capital intensity. For every dollar spent on wages, about $0.08 is invested in the store and equipment. Most capital costs are related to shelving, store, computers, cashier equipment and other equipment such as caging for animals, which do not need to be constantly replaced. On the other hand, this industry is labor intensive because employees are needed to operate and manage the stores, provide customer service and support, restock the merchandise and provide care for pets.

The level of capital intensity has remained steady in the past five years, reflecting the labor-intensive nature of the retail industry... purchase to read more


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What is the Pet Stores Industry?

Pet stores sell a variety of pets, including dogs, cats, fish and birds. Stores also sell pet foods and pet supplies, such as collars, leashes, health and beauty aids, shampoos, medication, toys, pet containers, dog kennels and cat furniture. Some stores also offer pet services, such as grooming and training.

Industry Products
Pet foodPet supplies Pet servicesLive animals
Industry Activities
Retailing petsRetailing pet food and suppliesProviding pet grooming and boarding services

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