August 28, 2016 10:00 PM ET

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Company Overview of PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc.

Company Overview

PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc., a pet specialty retailer, provides pet supplies and services. It offers dog food, dog treats and chews, feeding supplies, furniture protection products, lawn care products, trackers/locators, training products, vehicle accessories, and waste disposals for dogs; food, cat furniture/scratchers, treats, feeding supplies, furniture protection, litters, and boxes/accessories for cats; health/wellness, cleanup/odor control, collars, and leashes and harnesses products for dogs, cats, small animals, and reptiles; and apparel, beds/bedding, books/signage products, grooming/bathing products, containment products, steps/ramps, and toys for dogs and cats. It provides product...

9125 Rehco Road

San Diego, CA 92121

United States

Founded in 1965

9,900 Employees

Phone:

858-453-7845

Fax:

858-784-3489

Key Executives for PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 58
President and Chief Merchandising Officer
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 45
Senior Vice President of Operations
Vice President and President for Rhinelander Division
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc. Key Developments

Petco Launches Exclusive New Drs. Foster and Smith Dog Food Line

Petco launched a new exclusive line of Drs. Foster and Smith dog food featuring natural ingredients and healthy nutrients. The product line, which is available in both wet and dry options, includes solution-based and everyday wellness formulas to help dogs thrive inside and out. Both wet and dry options are free of any artificial colors or flavors, grain free, with no corn, wheat or soy, and include Omega-3s for a healthy skin and coat. The dry formulas also include canine probiotics to aid in digestion. Healthy Skin & Coat Formula 'A limited ingredient formula with hydrolyzed salmon. Healthy Weight Formula 'Low in calories, high in fiber to help achieve a pet's optimal weight while satisfying hunger. Healthy Digestion Formula 'Features highly digestible protein and probiotics for digestive health'.

Petco Announces New Appointments

Petco announced that it has named Spencer Insolia as vice president of Petco. In his new role, Insolia is responsible for leadership and execution of the online pet prescription services and supplies business that was acquired by Petco in 2014. He will report to Jodi Watson, who is joining Petco as senior vice president for Petco Direct, the company's multi-banner e-commerce businesses. Petco also promoted John Carcasi to senior vice president, supply chain and merchandise planning, expanding his previous role to encompass all supply chain- and inventory-related activity across the company. The leadership changes are designed to accelerate sales growth across all of the company's sales channels.

Petco Expands Retail Presence with the Addition of Two New Stores in March 2016

Petco announced that it will open its next wave of Petco stores in Florida and South Carolina. The addition of these two new stores is part of the company's overall goal to significantly expand its national footprint by the end of the year. The new Petco stores offer pet parents and their pets' dog training areas, adoption centers, grooming salons and modern Wellness Centers. The stores will continue to offer a wide selection of private label offerings as well as branded products sold only at Petco, including the exclusive Dr. Seuss and Star Wars Pet Fan Collections. This month, two new stores will celebrate grand openings: Orlando Lee Vista located at 6751 Eagle Watch Drive, Orlando, FL 32822; Pawleys Island located at 10225 Ocean Hwy.Pawleys Island, SC 29585.

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