PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PetSmart, Inc. today announced it has opened 30 stores across the U.S.
and Canada for the quarter ending January 29, 2017. This adds to the 43
new stores opened in the first three quarters, bringing the total number
for fiscal year 2016 to 73 new stores. New stores were opened in the
fourth quarter in the following locations:
- Albemarle, N.C.
- Aspen, Colo.*
- Bloomington, Ill.
- Brunswick, Maine
Cedar Hill, Texas
- Chula Vista, Calif.**
- Dawsonville, Ga.
- Denham Springs, La.
- Dunkirk, N.Y.
- El Paso, Texas
- Encino, Calif.
- Franklin, N.J.
- Greenfield, Ind.
- Hendersonville, N.C.
- Jacksonville Beach, Fla.
- Charleston, S.C.
- Jonesboro, Ark.
- Lexington, N.C.
- New Braunfels, Texas
- Naples, Fla.
- Saint John, N.B.
- Sheridan, Colo.
- Springfield, Mo.
Walnut Creek, Calif.
- Washington, Mo.
- West Long Beach, N.J.**
“PetSmart has undergone significant store growth in the last year,” said
Brian Amkraut, executive vice president of real estate, strategy, store
operations and services for PetSmart. “We continue to execute on our
real estate strategy, which focuses on continuing the expansion in
current growth markets and establishing stores in new markets with the
goal of providing increased convenience for our pet parents.”
In addition to expanding its brick and mortar locations, PetSmart also
recently launched the new PetSmart.com, which now includes a responsive
design optimized for mobile devices and new tailored home delivery
options, among a range of additional features. The new delivery options
include subscription-based shipping, as well as same-day and scheduled
delivery in 17 U.S. markets – all aimed at letting pet parents shop how,
when and where they wish.
*Only Natural Pet second flagship store. The Only Natural Pet lifestyle
brand is owned by PetSmart, which is also the national exclusive
retailer of the brand.
PetSmart, Inc. is the
largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the
lifetime needs of pets. At PetSmart, we love pets, and we believe pets
make us better people. Every day with every connection, PetSmart’s
passionate associates help bring pet parents closer to their pets so
they, together, can live more fulfilled lives. This vision impacts
everything we do for our customers, the way we support our associates
and how we give back to our communities. We employ approximately 55,000
associates, operate more than 1,500 pet stores in the United States,
Canada and Puerto Rico, as well as more than 200 in-store PetSmart®
PetsHotel® dog and cat boarding facilities. PetSmart provides
a broad range of competitively priced pet food and products, as well as
pet-focused services such as dog training, pet grooming, pet boarding,
PetSmart® Doggie Day Camp® and pet adoption.
PetSmart, together with non-profits PetSmart Charities® and
PetSmart Charities™ of Canada, invite more than 3,000 animal welfare
organizations to bring adoptable pets into stores so they have the best
chance possible of finding a forever home. Through this in-store
adoption program and other signature events, PetSmart has facilitated
more than 7.3 million adoptions – more than any other brick-and-mortar
organization. The company’s portfolio of digital resources for pet
parents includes PetSmart.com, PetFoodDirect.com, OnlyNaturalPet.com,
Pet360.com, petMD.com, Pawculture.com, AllPaws, an online pet adoption
platform that helps potential pet parents find the perfect pet to adopt
based on their home, family and lifestyle, as well as BlogPaws, the
world’s first pet blogger and influencer network. Through these digital
platforms, PetSmart offers the most comprehensive online pet supplies
and pet care information in the U.S. In celebration of its 30th
anniversary, PetSmart launched its Buy a Bag, Give a Meal™ program in
March 2017. For every bag of cat or dog food purchased March 1 – Dec.
31, 2017, PetSmart will donate a meal to pets in need and expects to
donate more than 60 million meals in 2017***.
***Ends 12/31/17. 5 oz. dog food, 1.5 oz. cat food donated to PetSmart
Charities to feed dogs and cats in need. See details at petsmart.com/giveameal.
Erin Gray, 623-587-2177