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Online Pet Food & Pet Supply Sales: Market Research Report

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Online Pet Food & Pet Supply Sales Market Research Report | NAICS OD5086 | Oct 2016

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

IBISWorld’s Online Pet Food & Pet Supply Sales market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Demand for premium pet food and animal pharmaceuticals will spur growth
  • Sales of premium pet food and supplies have driven up profitability due to their high markups
  • More single-person households and the aging population will drive pet ownership, boosting sales
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

In the five years to 2016, 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 2021. 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 Key Buyers Chapter

The Online Pet Food and Pet Supply Sales industry exhibits a low level of market share concentration, with the four largest operators accounting for 19.8% of total industry demand. While a few companies, such as Petco and PetMed, compose a notable share of the total, the majority of revenue is distributed among several small operations. Some competitors, such as PetSmart, are large retailers that earn substantial overall revenue, but only a marginal share of its revenue is relevant to this online-based industry. Over the five years to 2021, IBISWorld expects that market share concentration will slightly expand, as larger operators look to boost their online retail segment; however, the industry is likely to remain fragmented, as barriers to entry remain fairly low.

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Additional Insights for the Online Pet Food & Pet Supply Sales Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Online Pet Food & Pet Supply Sales Industry are

  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Having a loyal customer base
  • Establishment of brand names
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of pets (cats and dogs) and Number of broadband connections in the Online Pet Food & Pet Supply Sales industry impact industry performance... 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

    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
  • Number of pets (cats and dogs)
  • Number of broadband connections
  • Per capita disposable income
  • World price of crude oil
  • Current Performance
  • Industry drivers
  • Growing margins attract entrants
  • Taxation benefits
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Profit limitations
  • Industry structure
  • Table: Online Pet Food & Pet Supply Sales Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Online Pet Food & Pet Supply Sales Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Animal Food Production
  • Pet Grooming & Boarding
  • Toy, Doll & Game Manufacturing
  • Veterinary Services
  • Products & Services
  • Pet food and treats
  • Pet supplies
  • Pet medications and treatments
  • Other
  • Chart: Online Pet Food & Pet Supply Sales Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
  • Internet penetration
  • Price
  • Logistics
  • Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 45 to 54
  • Consumers aged 25 to 34
  • Consumers aged 35 to 44
  • Consumers aged 55 to 64
  • Consumers aged 65 and older
  • Consumers aged under 25
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Online Pet Food & Pet Supply Sales Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Online Pet Food & Pet Supply Sales
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Online Pet Food & Pet Supply Sales Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    PETCO Animal Supplies Inc.
  • Table: PETCO Animal Supplies Inc. - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Online Pet Food & Pet Supply Sales 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 Online Pet Food & Pet Supply Sales Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Number of pets - cats and dogs (2007-2021)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Brick And Mortar
  • Stores that have a physical presence and location, as opposed to online retailers.
  • Broadband
  • Alternative to dial-up internet connection that gives users access to higher rates of data and greater bandwidth.
  • E-Tailer
  • A retailer that primarily sells goods and services via the internet. Many of these companies do not have brick-and-mortar locations.
  • Humanizing
  • A trend where pet owners treat pets as humans, providing them with services like pet hotels and grief counseling.

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    • 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 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 Online Pet Food & Pet Supply Sales 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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