Pet Supplies Plus

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Pet Supplies Plus
FormerlyPet Supplies "Plus"
TypePrivate
IndustryRetail
FoundedJune 1988; 32 years ago (1988-06) (as Pet Supplies "Plus")
Redford, Michigan, U.S.
FoundersJack Berry
Harry Shallop
Headquarters
Number of locations
>560[1] (2021)
Area served
United States
ProductsPet Supplies, Dog Grooming, Self Serve Dog Wash
BrandsAll
ServicesDog Grooming, Self Serve Dog Wash, Pet Adoptions
OwnerFranchise Group[2]
Websitewww.petsuppliesplus.com
Pet Supplies Plus location in Centerville, Ohio

Pet Supplies Plus (also styled Pet Supplies "Plus"), founded in 1988 in Redford, Michigan in the United States, is a privately held pet supply retailing corporation with a major presence in the US.[3][4] As of 2005, it was the third largest specialty pet food retailer in the US.[5] The company began adding franchise locations in the Midwest, expanding into the northeastern and southern states during the late 1990s.[5] As of February 2021, Pet Supplies Plus store locations consisted of over 560 stores in 36 states.[6]

History[edit]

Pet Supplies Plus was founded in 1988 by Harry Shallop and Jack Berry, in Redford, Michigan.[7]

In December 2018, Pet Supplies Plus was acquired by Sentinel Capital Partners.[8]

In January 2021, the Franchise Group, Inc., announced it was acquiring Pet Supplies Plus,[9] [10] and the deal was closed on March 10, 2021.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pet Supplies Plus | Own a Pet Supplies Plus Franchise". Pet Supplies Plus Franchise.
  2. ^ https://www.franchisegrp.com
  3. ^ "Pet Supplies Plus/USA Inc". Business Week. 2010-05-16. Retrieved 2010-05-16. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Industry Overview:Pet Stores". Hoover's. Retrieved 2010-05-23. Major companies include PetSmart, PETCO Animal Supplies Stores, Pet Supplies Plus, and Petland. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ a b "With the big dogs; Pet Supplies Plus grows to 3rd-largest pet food specialist". Crain's Detroit Business (Crain Communications). 2005-12-05. Retrieved 2010-05-16. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "About Us". Pet Supplies Plus. Retrieved 2015-05-25. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ McNulty, John (13 December 2018). "Pet Supplies Plus Switches Sponsors". Private Equity Professional. Retrieved 7 April 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Pet Supplies Plus Acquired by Private Equity Firm". Pet Product News. December 13, 2018. Archived from the original on March 10, 2019. Retrieved March 10, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ https://www.petsuppliesplusfranchising.com/franchise-group-inc-acquires-psp/
  10. ^ https://www.petproductnews.com/news/pet-supplies-plus-acquired-for-700-million/article_4d508c1e-5f3e-11eb-bb9e-33fdfee82848.html
  11. ^ https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2021/03/10/2190766/0/en/Franchise-Group-Inc-Closes-on-the-Acquisition-of-Pet-Supplies-Plus.html

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