PET BLOG

SDR Provides Pet Industry Insights to CNBC and U.S. News & World Report

In a recent article that appeared on CNBC.com and U.S. News & World Report, reporter Coryanne Hicks enlisted several stock market strategists and pet industry experts to provide insights into the rapidly expanding pet industry and […]

Q1 2018 Industry Reports – Available Now

SDR’s Quarterly Reports Explore Recent M&A Activity and Trends for 10 Industries

We’re pleased to release our latest quarterly industry reports, which cover several economic sectors including consumer products, manufacturing, business services, healthcare, technology and agriculture.

We compiled detailed M&A and investment data and […]

New Products and Key Observations from Global Pet Expo

I recently had the opportunity to attend Global Pet Expo, one of the premier trades hows for the pet industry, held annually in Orlando. The American Pet Products Association (APPA), which hosts the show along with the Pet Industry […]

Examining the Ripple Effects of Blue Buffalo’s Sale to General Mills

General Mills’ landmark deal to acquire Blue Buffalo in an $8 billion cash transaction has once again put the pet food industry in the spotlight. Both sides bring something to the table. The price tag represented more than a […]

Just Released: Quarterly Industry Reports

SDR’s Q4 2017 Reports Explore Key Trends and M&A Activity in 10 Industries

The SDR Ventures team is pleased to release its Q4 2017 Quarterly Reports that span several economic sectors including consumer products, agriculture, manufacturing, business services, healthcare and technology.

In creating each […]

Axial Forum Article Explores Pet Industry M&A and Investment Outlook

SDR’s Jodi Burrows Provides Insights and Data on Pet Industry M&A and Private Equity Interest

In a recent article on the Axial Forum, author Nora Zhou interviewed SDR Ventures’ VP Jodi Burrows to gain her perspective on strong pet […]

Explore Key Trends and M&A Activity with SDR’s Q3 2017 Quarterly Reports

SDR’s Quarterly Reports Contain a Wealth of Valuable Trend Information and Data for Your Business

We’re pleased to present our Q3 2017 Quarterly Reports for 10 unique industries. In creating each report below, we examined detailed M&A transaction data and analyzed industry-specific developments […]

Pet Retail – A Changing Landscape

Quick Guide Examines Key Trends, M&A and Investment Activity in the Pet Retail Space

As we watch sweeping changes in the pet retail space, most notably with the recent $3.3 billion acquisition of Chewy.com by PetSmart, […]

Discover Q2 2017 M&A Activity and Trends Across 10 Industries

SDR’s Quarterly Reports Contain Valuable Information and Data for Business Owners and CEOs

In Q2 2017, there were many pivotal M&A developments in multiple industries that SDR works in, such as Amazon’s announced purchase of Whole Foods in the Food and Beverage […]

SDR’s “Deal Hound” Pet Report Featured on PetfoodIndustry.com

In a recent Petfood Industry article, “Q1 pet food industry acquisitions: a microcosm of trends,” the publication’s Managing Editor Lindsay Beaton highlighted the correlation between recent pet M&A transactions and developing pet industry trends. She cited SDR’s quarterly […]