Petland is a family destination, drawing pet-loving customers from a wide geographic range. Our high traffic counts are higher per square foot than any other specialty retailer. Grand openings alone draw thousands of visitors who are excited about pets and our products. People simply enjoy being in Petland stores and interacting with pets. Last but not least, our community service efforts draw steady crowds from school visits, training classes, charity events and children's birthday parties.
Petland is retail entertainment with vitality. Its people and its pets combine to create a fun and interactive environment. Petland stores are fully staffed with expertly trained pet counselors who uphold Petland's mission of matching the right pet with the right person and meeting the needs of both. Petland's Pet Counselors help enhance customers' knowledge and enjoyment of the human-animal bond.
The training at Petland does not stop when we turn over the keys to your new retail pet store. Petland offers year-round classroom training in a number of areas including community service, departmental operations, hands-on pet care systems, inventory control, marketing, store management, sales and staff development. Yearly, regional workshops and online training also make it possible for all store employees to experience lifelong learning at Petland.
At Petland, we help you every step of the way. We work with you to make your work easier, your customers happier and your potential profits higher. Our provided Petland systems include:
Global Brand Recognition
Unparalled Real Estate & Construction Support
State of the Art Advertising & Marketing Programs
Award Winning Training Programs
World Class Franchise Support
Third Party Financing
Product Distribution Network
Private Label Product Line
Public Relations Support
Community Service Programs
Plus much more!
Petland stores naturally create excitement and encourage repeat visits. Our niche is the reason.We are the pet store that actually has pets-all kinds of pets-and we are fully staffed with knowledgeable pet experts.
Petland has adjustable floorplans to fit your needs and space requirements. Our footprints range from 4,000 to 12,000 square feet. We have unified, attractive store displays and signage with turn-key programs to ensure quick, efficient store openings. Petland has strong destination pull and wide demographic appeal. We also have small and middle market experience and strength.
Pet ownership is at its highest level in the United States and many other countries are now following the course of this westernized trend. The U.S. pet industry is nearly a $38.5 billion industry. Historically, the pet industry has been recession-proof. Studies show that the need for pets in the marketplace is not slowing, and you, as a Petland franchisee, can be there to fill it.
Domestically and Internationally Petland, with more than 200 stores across the United States, Canada, Japan, Chile and South Africa, has grown to become a leader in the pet care industry over the past 40 years. There are an estimated 20 Petland stores scheduled to open this year, both domestically and internationally.
Petland as a mature franchise of 40 years and a registered franchise with the United States Small Business Administration / Franchise Registry and recognized by national commercial lenders qualifies Petland franchisees for up to 85% financing of the total project at favorable rates and terms. If you have reasonable credit scores and a minimum net worth $250,000 personal net worth you may qualify for established store opportunities where assumable financing may be available.
Entrepreneur's Franchise 500, Jan 2007. Ranked in top 10 percent of all U.S. franchises
Franchise Times, Oct 2007. Ranked in annual "Top 200" in the U.S.
Pet Product News International 2006-2007 Franchisees named International Retailer of the Year - Promotions, Rockford, Ill.
Great Seal Award, 2006, Chillicothe-Ross Chamber of Commerce Petland named one of the hometown's best for growth and community service.