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Online Pet Food & Pet Supply Sales in the US: Market Research Report

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Online Pet Food & Pet Supply Sales Market Research Report | Online Retail | Online Food & Beverage Sales | Dec 2014

Long leash: Increased pet ownership and e-commerce rates will benefit operators

The Online Pet Food & Pet Supply Sales market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Drs. Foster & Smith Drs. Foster & Smith market share
PetMed Express Inc. PetMed Express Inc. market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 09-14
8.3%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
2,962
Businesses
3,612
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

In the five years to 2014, IBISWorld estimates that revenue for the Online Pet Food and Pet Supply Sales industry has increased. Rising pet ownership in the United States and growth across the e-commerce sector have caused the industry to experience overall growth, despite the recession. Furthermore, increasing demand for premium pet food and online animal pharmaceutical sales also contributed to industry growth during the past five years. IBISWorld forecasts that industry revenue will increase in the five years to 2019. During that time, stores will benefit from an increasing number of pets in the United States and rising per capita disposable income.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

Capital intensity for online pet food and pet supply retailers is medium. Capital investments come in the form of warehouses, computer equipment and point of sale (POS) systems. Upgrades and replacements do not add much in the way of capital expenses; for every dollar spent on labor, the average operator puts only $0.24 toward capital equipment.

The industry is relatively labor intensive. Instead of staffing physical locations across the country, employees are hired to enhance the customers' online shopping experience and increase the retailer's web exposure. The industry's staff is typically responsible for web development, search engine optimization (SEO) and customer service. As such, wages account for a larger portion of revenue than capital expenses... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Online Pet Food & Pet Supply Sales Industry?

This industry retails pet foods and supplies via the internet. Examples of products offered by online pet supply stores include collars, leashes, health and beauty aids, medication, toys, pet carriers and furniture.

Industry Products
Pet suppliesPet medications and treatmentsPet food and treats
 
Industry Activities
Pet food salesPet medication salesOther pet supply sales


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