As part of the growing trend to create pet destinations in Center Store, retailers are using cat accessories and other nonfood items to keep cat owners coming back for supplies, as well as cat food. Fleming IGA stores, Oklahoma City, is putting more and more pet destinations into its stores, according to Tom Rose, category manager for pet supplies. To take up the slack in cat food, as well as dog food, he said, IGA is trying to grow the treats, snacks and supplies. In the United States, ...

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