If you love animals and enjoy working with people, a career in the retail pet business could be the perfect opportunity for you. You’ll see that owning your own pet store can be gratifying and fun, as you help your customers and their animal companions to thrive. Besides, owning your own pet store business is a great way to build a future both for yourself and for your family members!
Facts That May Surprise You:
Nearly 65% of all U.S. households include at least one pet. In fact, pets are the fastest growing segment of the population in the entire United States. There are 85 million pet cats and 77 million pet dogs in America, along with countless birds, fish and other small animals.
Americans now spend $60+ billion a year on their pets. Sales have doubled in just over a decade. The future looks bright for continued growth in the pet industry.
Specialty pet foods are a significant and growing portion of that market, and nearly half of those customers buying specialty foods are purchasing them at specialty pet retail stores like PET DEPOT.
Based on its National Pet Owners Survey, the APPMA estimates the average dog owner annually spends: $269 on pet food, $83 on grooming, $62 on vitamins, $61 on treats, and $47 on toys.
Cat owners spend an estimated $246 on pet food, $43 on grooming, $33 on vitamins, $51 on treats, and $28 on toys.
Pet food is an evergreen industry, offering stability and customer loyalty to the specialty petfood retailer. Year in and year out, customers typically return every 2-6 weeks to purchase more of their pets’ favorite brands.
Franchise Opportunities: Be Part of Our National Expansion!
PET DEPOT is growing and offers you an exciting opportunity to join our successful retail program. Currently, our franchises are available in most states in North America, Canada, and Mexico.
PET DEPOT offers you a choice of franchising options:
• AREA DEVELOPER: this position affords you exclusive rights to develop PET DEPOT store locations over a specific geographic area
• INDIVIDUAL FRANCHISEES: for those who’d like to own their own single store.
Whichever franchising option you choose, now is the time to join with other PET DEPOT owners in the growing retail pet industry.
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