PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PetSmart, Inc. today announced that it has opened 11 new stores in the
U.S. and Canada for the quarter ending August 1, 2016. This adds to the
12 new stores opened in the first quarter of the year, bringing the
total for the year to 23. PetSmart will open nearly 60 new stores by the
end of the year to achieve its goal of 80 net new stores in 2016.
New stores were opened in the second quarter in the following locations:
- Fresno, Calif.
- Oak Creek, Wis.
- Victoria, British Columbia
- Naples, Fla.
- Baytown, Texas
- Pompano Beach, Fla.
- Billings, Mont.
- Orange, Calif.
- Katy, Texas
- Trexlertown, Pa.
- Taylor, Mich.
The new stores average around 14,000 square feet with service offerings
such as grooming and pet training.
“We continue to identify opportunities for growth in North America,”
said Brian Amkraut, senior vice president of real estate, strategy and
initiatives, PetSmart. “New store locations provide us with the ability
to increase customer convenience and improve our competitive position.”
PetSmart operates 1,477 stores in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico and 203
in-store PetSmart® PetsHotel® dog and cat boarding facilities.
PetSmart, Inc. is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and
solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. At PetSmart, we love pets, and
we believe pets make us better people. Every day with every connection,
PetSmart’s passionate associates help bring pet parents closer to their
pets so they can live more fulfilled lives. This vision impacts
everything we do for our customers, the way we support our associates
and how we give back to our communities. We employ approximately 53,000
associates, operate 1,477 pet stores in the United States, Canada and
Puerto Rico and 203 in-store PetSmart® PetsHotel® dog and cat boarding
facilities. PetSmart provides a broad range of competitively priced pet
food and pet products and offers dog training, pet grooming, pet
boarding, PetSmart Doggie Day Camp day care services and pet adoption
services in-store. Our portfolio of digital resources for pet parents –
including PetSmart.com, PetFoodDirect.com, Pet360.com and petMD.com –
offers the most comprehensive online pet supplies and pet care
information in the U.S. Through our in-store pet adoption partnership
with independent nonprofit organizations, PetSmart Charities® and
PetSmart Charities™ of Canada, PetSmart helps to save the lives of more
than 500,000 homeless pets each year pets each year and just hit a major
milestone, its 7 millionth pet adoption since beginning the in-store
adoptions in 1994.
Melissa Wenzel, 623-587-2177