Pet Supplies Plus

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Pet Supplies Plus
Formerly
Pet Supplies "Plus"
Private
IndustryRetail
FoundedJune 1988; 31 years ago (1988-06) (as Pet Supplies "Plus")
Redford, Michigan, U.S.
FoundersJack Berry
Harry Shallop
Headquarters
Number of locations
324 (2015)
Area served
United States
ProductsPet Supplies, Dog Grooming, Self Serve Dog Wash
BrandsAll
ServicesDog Grooming, Self Serve Dog Wash, Pet Adoptions
OwnerSentinel Capital Partners
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.[1][2] As of 2005, it was the third largest specialty pet food retailer in the US.[3] The company began adding franchise locations in the Midwest, expanding into the northeastern and southern states during the late 1990s.[3] In 2015, Pet Supplies Plus store locations consisted of over 325 stores in 25 states.[4]

History[edit]

Pet Supplies Plus was founded in 1988 by Harry Shallop and Jack Berry, in Redford, Michigan. Their store was designed according to the grocery stores model; it was the first pet shop with wide aisles and neat well-stocked display shelves.[5]

In December 2018, Pet Suppllies Plus was acquired by Sentinel Capital Partners.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pet Supplies Plus/USA Inc". Business Week. 2010-05-16. Retrieved 2010-05-16.
  2. ^ "Industry Overview:Pet Stores". Hoover's. Retrieved 2010-05-23. Major companies include PetSmart, PETCO Animal Supplies Stores, Pet Supplies Plus, and Petland.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ "About Us". Pet Supplies Plus. Retrieved 2015-05-25.
  5. ^ "About Us". Retrieved 2010-06-09.
  6. ^ "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.

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