Pet Supplies Plus Franchise

Last Updated on August 1, 2012 by DeanR

Pet Supplies Plus Franchise Information

Pet Supplies Plus is a franchise for a pet supermarket. It was founded in 1988 by Jack Berry and Harry Shallop. They had the idea of putting up a supermarket that caters specifically to pets.

The first store was opened in Redford, Michigan. They adapted all the convenience from other supermarkets. They have wide aisles, display shelves that are well stocked and neat, overhead signs, convenient hours, and parking area. The customers embraced the idea and in within just 5 years, they already had 30 locations. They partnered with Harvey Solway and helped them continue to grow. More than 240 locations are now open in 22 states. The highlight in Pet Supplies Plus is the deep discount prices, the friendly staff and great deals on big names like Eukanuba, Nutro, Hills Science Diet, Milkbone, Alpo, Coastal, Nature’s Recipe, Tetra, Marineland, Purina, Kal Kan, Kaytee, Hagen, and Tidy Cat.

What products do they offer?

Besides those mentioned above, they have over 10,000 different items. They have Aquarium Products such as Food, Tanks, and accessories. For bird products, they have seeds, food, cages and other supplies. Food and feeders for wild birds are also available. They even have food and tank accessories for reptiles such as snakes and geckos; and other small animals.

For the cats, they have carriers, food, beds and pillows, flea and tick, bowls, feeders, waterers, litter, furnitures such as scratching posts, grooming, supplements, stain and odor control repellants, treats, and toys. For the dogs, they have toys, treats, supplements, rawhide, stain and odor control and repellants, groomins, food, fencing and yard clean-up, flea and tick, collars, leashes, tie outs, dental chews and treats, carriers and crates, beds and pillows, and bowls, feeders, and waterers. Availability and prices of products depends on the location.

Costs and Requirements Associated with Running a Pet Supplies Plus

You need to have a net worth of at least $1,000,000 and a total liquid asset of at least $500,000. Expect to be investing about $500,000 to $600,000. Franchise fee is $25,000 with an on-going royalty of at least $2,000 a month. They are currently looking for markets in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Vermont, and Maine.

What is included in the franchise package?

There would be management training at the headquarters for 4 weeks and employee training on-site. There will be assistance on site selection to make sure you have a marketable location and feasible lease agreement. After finding the perfect location, they have a professional design team that will help layout the store and even assist your employees in stocking the shelves. They will also give you operational support, buying, advertising, POS hosting, publicity, and merchandising.

Contact Details

You May Reach Them At:

Address: 22710 Haggerty Rd. Farmington Hills, Michigan 48335

Phone: (866)477-7748 or (248)374-1900 or 1-866-477-7747 ext. 199


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