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Pet parents are becoming more health conscious
Pet Product News
Pet owners love to spoil their animal companions with luxuries, and treats are a popular indulgence. But not just any treat will do. "People are taking time to look at where their food comes from and how it is produced," said Rebecca Deveau-Greene, product development manager for JBS-USA in Greeley, Colorado.
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Petstages adds cat and dog toy offerings
Pet Business
Petstages has debuted one toy line for dogs and two for cats. The Madcap line of dog toys features whimsical canvas and plush toys, perfect for inside play. The line features eight colorful characters that include sound and movement for added fun. The toys are designed for an interactive game of toss and fetch or for alone play, and they are sized to suit any breed.
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Which copy is best for your home page?
Search Engine Journal
To convert, a home page needs to give its audience information. The more information they accept, the more likely they are to consider signing up, subscribing or downloading. But if it's not engaging and perfectly targeted, they'll give up and fail to read anything. Is shorter copy better? Concise copy is a must, but that doesn't mean it should be short. In fact, the opposite is often true.
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Big Lots and AKC team up for launch of exclusive dog line
PR Newswire via MarketWatch
Big Lots is proud to announce the launch of AKC® Select, an exclusive line of pet products featuring the American Kennel Club brand. This new premium line of merchandise, along with our current pet product offerings, will provide dog owners with an exceptional value when shopping Big Lots First.
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Why it's time for retailers to embrace online returns
Entrepreneur
Retailers are finally beginning to realize that a good return policy is a critical step, not an afterthought, in the online path to purchase. High return rates have long been the Achilles' heel for the e-commerce industry, where 1 in 3 online purchases is returned.
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Survey: US digital ad spend will approach $60B
Retailing Today
Digital ad spending in the U.S. will total $58.61 billion this year, and retailers' ad outlays will comprise 22 percent of that figure, according to new figures from eMarketer. This is the fourth annual edition of eMarketer's "Digital Ad Spending Benchmarks by Industry" report series. As in previous years, it is based on an analysis of hundreds of data sources as well as in-depth interviews with executives at ad agencies, brands and digital ad sellers—more than 60 interviews in all for the 2015 edition.
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Spring Naturals cat dinners receive low glycemic and diabetic friendly certification
Pet Business
Following extensive testing, Spring Naturals' superpremium line of dry dinners for cats has been certified low glycemic and diabetic friendly by the Glycemic Research Institute. The Glycemic Research Institute is an internationally accredited testing and certification organization. "Receiving dual approval from this influential organization is very gratifying for everyone involved in building this brand," said Rob Cadenhead, vice president of sales and marketing at Spring Naturals.
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Dog bite insurance payouts are soaring
CNBC
Dogs may not be growing more vicious, but getting bitten costs a lot more than in the past. Dog bites and other canine-related injuries accounted for $530 million in homeowners insurance liability claim payments last year — more than one-third of total U.S. homeowner claim payouts, according to an analysis by the Insurance Information Institute.
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