Overview

Puppy love: Pet owners will invest in premium products and services as the economy improves

IBISWorld’s industry research report on Pet Stores in California can be used to help you understand the industry’s market size, growth potential and major companies. Five-year forecasts provide insight into the industry’s prospects, so you can make decisions with confidence. This information is perfectly suited to informing your business plans, pitch books, benchmarking and SWOT analysis.

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The emerging trend of all-natural and organic pet foods, as well as high-end pet services, drove revenue growth
  • Many consumers gravitated online to purchase competitively priced products
  • Rising pet ownership will lead to higher demand for discretionary and nondiscretionary products

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Pet Stores industry in California has purred along over the past five years as cats, dogs, fish and birds have remained popular home companions. Accelerated by economic recovery, the industry has expanded strongly, despite increased competition from supermarkets, mass merchandisers and online retailers that offer consumers greater convenience and competitive prices. Over the five years to 2022, the Pet Stores industry is projected to maintain strong growth. As the economy continues its upward trajectory and Californian consumers have more discretionary income, revenue from premium products and services is projected to increase. Moreover, the number of pet-owning households in California is expected to continue rising, yielding greater demand for industry products...

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    Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    High levels of competition and regulations associated with entering this industry may deter some potential entrants. Nevertheless, there are various niche markets available for new players to occupy, specifically those specializing in premium and innovative food, products and services.

    Significant factors that can hinder an operator from entering this industry include state regulations and the high level of competition. Increased competition and/or regulation may deter some potential new entrants to the industry.

    Opening a new pet store and meeting licensing standards is expensive. In addition, a significant share of funding may be directed toward marketing to build consumer interest and recognition. The..

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    Additional Insights for the Pet Stores in California Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Pet Stores in California Industry are

  • Attractive product presentation
  • Experienced work force
  • Proximity to key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Business sentiment index and Number of Adults Aged 20 to 64 in California in the Pet Stores in California industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Pet Stores in California 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
    Live animals
    Pet services
    Pet supplies
    Pet food
    Industry Activities
    Retailing pets
    Retailing pet food and supplies
    Providing pet grooming and boarding services

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Business sentiment index
  • Number of Adults Aged 20 to 64 in California
  • Number of Mobile Internet Connections in California
  • Per Capita Disposable Income in California

  • Current Performance
  • Pets and products
  • Competition from bigger stores continues
  • Finding a niche
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Pet ownership to grow
  • Premium products will remain popular
  • Evolving competition
  • Table: Pet Stores in California Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Pet Stores in California Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Animal Food Production
  • Toy, Doll & Game Manufacturing
  • Veterinary Services

  • Products & Services
  • Pet food
  • Pet supplies
  • Pet services
  • Live animals
  • Chart: Pet Stores in California Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 45 to 54
  • Consumers aged 55 to 64
  • Consumers aged 35 to 44
  • Consumers aged 25 to 34
  • Consumers aged 65 to 74
  • Consumers aged 75 and older
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pet Stores in California Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Profit
  • Depreciation
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pet Stores in California

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Pet Stores in California Industry

  • Major Companies
    PETCO Animal Supplies Inc. PetSmart Inc. Pet Supplies PlusPet Food Express
  • Table: PETCO Animal Supplies Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: PetSmart Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Pet Supplies Plus - financial performance
  • Table: Pet Food Express - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pet Stores in California Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Pet Stores in California Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Number of cats and dogs (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Initial Public Offering
  • A type of public offering in which shares of a company usually are sold to institutional investors that, in turn, sell to the general public on a securities exchange for the first time.
  • Pet Boarding And Day-Care
  • Long- and short-term options for owners who need assistance looking after their pets. Services include feeding, walking, grooming and lodging.
  • Pet Parents
  • Pet owners who are enthusiastic about their pets and treat them as members of their family.
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    This report on Pet Stores in California:
    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Pet Stores in California market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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