March 23, 2017

FURminator unveils Christmas gift guide


FURminator and Tetra have unveiled their gift guide for Christmas, with gifts for fish-keepers taking centre stage. For the furry friends of the family, the FURminator deShedding tool is designed by professional groomers and recommended by vets according to the company. The tool can reduce the level of shedding in cats and dogs by up to 90%. The Tetra Peppa Pig Aquarium is an ideal starter tank to keep children engaged and teach them the responsibilities of fish-keeping. For fun on Christmas morning and to make feeding time more interactive and enjoyable, the Tetra FunTips are two-colour tablets that can…

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Future is bright for AmPet Products


UK retailer interest in the wide range of AmPet Products has grown impressively over the past year and the trend is set to continue in 2016, according to the company. The Nottinghamshire-based company, which introduces innovative products to the UK from leading American suppliers as well as other major countries around the globe, will be seeking out more bestsellers at Global Expo in March. AmPet’s sales and marketing director Alex Wilson said: “Over the past few years we’ve secured exclusive UK distributor rights to some fantastic American products and we’re determined to continue this trend in 2016.” AmPet will be…

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Mirrors for Training offers finance options for businesses

Mirrors for Training

Mirrors for Training has announced it is now able to offer its non-warp Arena Mirrors on finance to businesses, providing the terms and conditions are met. This new initiative is to make it easier for riding schools, livery yards, professional riders, saddle fitters and other businesses that uses arenas as an essential part of what they do to benefit from top quality arena mirrors. The Mirrors for Training system is designed to be versatile, with the 8ft x 4ft mirrors being suitable for indoor and outdoor use, whether mounted horizontally or vertically. The mirrors are made using Pilkington Opti-Mirror for…

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Precious Pets London appearing in Selfridges & Co.

Precious Pets London

Precious Pets London has been introduced to Selfridges & Co. London department store for Christmas 2015. The company unveiled its luxury grooming range on the fourth floor this month, which was scheduled to coincide with the famous London department store’s Christmas offerings that are now being displayed throughout the shop. The Precious Pets London gift range is part of the selection alongside the company’s established retail lines. Both of the company founders, siblings Charlotte and Gregory Nash, visited the store to see the new display. Charlotte praised it, stating: “Our products look wonderful in this prestigious store and not only…

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Johnson’s announces winners of window display competition


Johnson’s Veterinary Products Ltd has labelled its 2015 summer 4fleas window display competition as a huge success. The competition ran from June to September this year, and over 350 point of sale packs were sent out to retailers across the UK, including a box of chocolates for each participant. The company, based in the West Midlands, chose six regional winners, with each one receiving a £100 high street voucher for up to three members of staff per store. The winners were chosen from the photographs they submitted at the end of September by a panel made up of office staff…

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Iams launches new wet cat food range


Iams, , a pet food brand owned by Spectrum Brands Holdings, has launched a new wet cat food range, a first for the brand. The new ‘Delights’ range comes in nine varieties and is the result of extensive customer feedback, which revealed that cat owners want to see real meaty chunks in their cat’s wet food as well as increased flavour variety. Delights will be available in 85g pouches as well as in multipacks of 12, 24 and 48. The range is available this month and is priced from £4.89 for 12x85g pouches. For more information visit  

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Eukanuba partners with Ben Fogle for book launch


Pet food manufacturer Eukanuba has announced  a new partnership with writer and presenter Ben Fogle to celebrate the launch of his new book ‘Labrador: The Story of the World’s Favourite Dog’, which was launched on October 8. Ben has always spoken about his love of Labradors, particularly his own dog Inca who he has shared the limelight with on numerous journeys and adventures. His new book delves into the relationship between Labradors and humans, recalling stories which emphasise this and demonstrate the extraordinary nature of these dogs. Ben commented on his relationship with his own dog and Eukanuba, saying: “My…

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Nutriment shortlisted for three awards


The founder of raw pet food company Nutriment has been shortlisted as a finalist for the NatWest everywoman Awards. Suzanne Brock was entered for the high profile accolade with PM approval that seeks to showcase the UK’s female entrepreneurship. The awards were first launched 13 years ago with the very specific role of challenging out-moded mindsets and providing a credible back catalogue of inspirational and accessible role models for future female founders to liaise with and aspire to. The company has also reached the final stages of this November’s UK start-ups and PIF awards. Suzanne commented: “As a premium pet…

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Gardman suggests its seasonal displays for soaring sales


Gardman, one of the UK’s leading garden products supplier, is promoting its Wild Bird Care point of sale solutions for autumn and winter. The company says retailers should now be focusing on their wild bird care departments to maximise on this key sales period. Lolly Lee, director of business development for Gardman, said: “Around 80% of all till purchases are impulse, so the importance of effective merchandising techniques cannot be emphasised enough.” Many garden centres have already set up the special displays, including Oaktree Garden Centre & Nursery in Berkshire. The centre worked with Gardman’s marketing department to give their…

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Hunting for riding boots? Try Tuffa.


Footwear manufacturer Tuffa has announced a growing popularity of its Showtime Boots across various equestrian sports. The most recent group to embrace the footwear is those who hunt. Michelle Girling, from Tuffa Footwear, said: “Since we introduced the brown version, we’ve found people from different equestrian sports have been attracted to Showtime. The boots’ classic design really appeals to lots of people, but we’ve combined this with more modern materials and features like rear zips that mean that the boots are easy to wear but still look the part.” As well as hunting enthusiasts, the Showtime Boots have also been…

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