PET BLOG

PetSmart Fetches Major Online Share with Chewy.com Acquisition

The largest e-commerce acquisition ever surprisingly occurred in the pet industry when PetSmart announced its purchase of Chewy.com for $3.35 billion last month. It was only a couple of years ago that PetSmart and […]

Global Pet Expo 2017: Four Key Trends and Observations

With a record number of exhibitors and attendees again this year, the Thirteenth Annual Global Pet Expo in Orlando was another prime example of the continued growth within the pet industry. We attended the event, presented by the […]

Explore Key Q1 2017 Trends and M&A Activity Across 10 Industries

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

2017 is off to an intriguing start, with numerous industries experiencing shifts in sentiment and stock performance as a result of the new presidential administration, and others struggling to adapt […]

Discover the Latest M&A Activity, Trends and 2017 Outlooks with SDR’s Q4 2016 Quarterly Reports

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

We’re happy to present our Q4 2016 Quarterly Reports for 11 unique industries. In creating each report below, we examined detailed M&A transaction data and analyzed industry-specific developments […]

SDR’s Jodi Burrows Featured in Article Examining Mars’ Acquisition of Pet Company VCA

In a recent Mergermarket article, author Jeff Sheban outlined the significance of Mars’ $8.8 billion acquisition of the veterinary and dog day-care company VCA Inc. (NASDAQ:WOOF). Sheban cited information from SDR Ventures’ VP Jodi Burrows, including the fact […]

2017 Macroeconomic Outlook and Industries to Watch

Economists Expect a Strong 2017, with Oil & Gas Services, Digital Advertising and Pet Grooming & Boarding Among the Top Industries Poised for Growth

Macroeconomic Outlook

Despite the attention that November’s presidential election garnered, and particularly the differing economic approaches of each […]

Exploring the Economic Effects of the Pet Parenting Trend

The majority of American households are more likely to have pets than children. Two-thirds of pet owners have several companion animals from various species. Recent demographic trends indicate that millennials may even prefer owning a pet instead of having children. The two […]

Q3 2016 Quarterly Reports: Featuring the Latest M&A Activity, Industry Trends and Outlook

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

We’re pleased to present our Q3 2016 Quarterly Reports. In creating each of our 11 industry reports, we examined detailed financial and transaction data and analyzed industry-specific developments […]

Explore the Latest M&A Activity, Industry Trends and Outlook

SDR’s Quarterly Reports Provide Valuable Information for Your Business

SDR Ventures is pleased to present our Q2 2016 Quarterly Reports. These reports will help you recognize key vertical industry trends and understand what recent M&A activity may mean for your business and for your […]