Pet Supplies While the supermarket pet business took a hit a few years ago, retailers fought back with destination departments, pet clubs and even refrigerated sections. (For more on pet-related categories see Dog/Cat Litter below and Dog Food here.) The heightened category attention made a difference, as pet supply sales grew 4.9% to $790 million. Drugstore sales also grew, increasing 1.9% to $142.5 million. Certain segments performed particularly well. Rawhide dog chews were the ...

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