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Pet industry pays tribute to one of its leading figures
Pet Industry Federation responds to criticism over its stance on selling puppies in pet shops
Last chance to reserve a place at this year's UK Forum & Awards
Pets at Home shares dip following weaker-than-expected sales growth
New brand claims to introduce a revolution in dog food
£2,000 investment grants available to British companies exhibiting in PetQuip group at Global Pet Expo 2016
More export success forecast following Meet the Buyer
Billy + Margot launch a new 150g wet food
Foss Feeds wins star prize in Wagg's 'Spin to Win'
Grain-free treats added to Petface’s ‘Dog Deli’ range
Interpet celebrate after a successful and innovative AQUA
84% of vets give up time to work with animal charities
Restaurant plans for closed pet shop
Pet shop owner banned from keeping dogs
Former Pets at Home director joins Shop Direct as Operations Director
Ancol announces five-year partnership with Birmingham Dogs Home
Vets braced for pet ‘fright nights’ in November
ACANA sponsors top UK flyball team
Pets at Home open new store at cinema development
Americans spent $350 million on pet costumes at Halloween
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Americans spent $350 million on pet costumes at Halloween
Americans spent $350 million on pet costumes at Halloween, according to a new survey from Prosper Insights and Analytics and the National Retail Federation.

Approximately 157 million Americans celebrated Halloween this year, spending about $6.9 billion in total as they do. And 68 million Americans will dressed up in Halloween costumes, with another 20 million pet owners dressing their pets.

Federation spokeswoman Kathy Grannis said spending for Halloween this year was down slightly from last year.

“Consumers are really just taking more of a conservative approach to buying new items, meaning that they will take a look at what they already have, especially after years of stocking up, and decide what they really need from a store, from a retailer to celebrate this year,” said Grannis.
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