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What the Pet Adoption Boom Means for Retailers

The adoption of dogs and cats during the pandemic “provides retailers and brands with the opportunity to identify and provide value for the ongoing needs of their customers—and their pets,” Quotient CEO Steven Boal says.

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Natural Health, Beauty Products Gain Ground

Retailers and consumers are paying more attention to nontoxic wellness.

Small operational changes—and key partnerships—can help bring clarity to the process of adopting environmentally friendly practices while keeping profits high.

As more and more shoppers resume their pre-pandemic food shopping patterns, they will likely remain highly aware of the cleanliness of the stores they patronize, and are likely making this an even higher priority than before the pandemic.

The pandemic drives sales in cookware and cleaning products for consumers confined to, and investing in, their homes.

Calgary-based High Tide, which operates 85 recreational cannabis retail stores in Canada, expands its U.S. presence with the acquisition of FABCBD

The retailer's expansion of its Pure Balance premium pet-food label focuses on veterinarian-formulated products targeting specific nutrition concerns.

Beverages, topicals and gummies are popular, despite lack of FDA approval.

An informed staff is the starting point for educating consumers on the uses and potential benefits of cannabidiol products.

Sales climb of high-end, economical and fringe pet products.

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