Petco Vendor – How to become an approved vendor for Petco
Petco Vendor – How to become an approved vendor for Petco
2020 Vendor, Petco, Success
Petco vendors offer products that are stocked in over 1,500 stores and listed on Petco.com. Some vendors are multi-billion-dollar companies, and some are small businesses with just a few employees.
To get started as a Petco vendor, join TradeBeyond as a supplier and begin setting up an account OR for more information on how to become a vendor for Petco and what it takes to become a vendor partner, read more below.
Ask yourself these three questions before you get started so you know you’re in the right place!
- Do you currently or have you in the past supplied store brand products to mass merchants?
- Does your manufacturing facility currently have or will have in the future the capacity to produce bulk quantities to fill mass merchandise orders?
- Does your company currently producing pet related products, ranging from dry & wet food, grooming, cleaning, apparel, aquatics, toys and accessories?
If the answer is “Yes” to all of the above then you’re in the right place! Please read below for more information on how to become an approved vendor for Petco’s!
Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World.
Petco has a reputation for good quality products and value prices. They carry a variety of private label brands for different types of pet supplies and products that you can potentially get involved with.
The retailer announced the introduction of an in-house veterinary center. It states, “To support the complete health and wellness of pets, we’re excited to announce the expansion of our full-service, in-store veterinary hospitals, and welcome our new vet partners Global Veterinary Partners.”
Become a Petco Vendor
Are you Reading to Become a Petco Vendor?
Given Petco is such a large retailer in its respective industry, you know that there are thousands of suppliers just like you who want to become a Petco Vendor. Besides the fierce competition, there is a lot of responsibility in working with any retailer in general, let alone a big one. Collaboration between vendor and retailer is always the key to success. If you don’t deliver, the retailer will quickly move on and pick another vendor who can do better. As a small / medium scale supplier, one of the most common challenges will be to deliver the quantity without falling into financial difficulty. That said, here are things to consider before you begin to engage with Petco’s buyers, merchandisers and category managers.
Product Category Fit
How to become a
Vendor at Petco
Below are a few different ways to become a Petco vendor without receiving an invitation directly from the retail team. Once you have done all your homework and decide Petco is the right place for your products, then it’s time to get started on the detailed steps to become a Petco vendor. Below are a few ways you can showcase your products to Petco buyers, merchandisers and category managers.
1. Sell Product at Petco Stores Directly
2. Submit Your Product to Brokers
3. The Most Effective Way to Become a Petco Vendor
Once you’re all set up, simply complete your company profile, upload your products and/or product catalog and get verified. With this simple mobile app, you can quickly curate your digital showroom. Your company name, category and products will be listed in the directory for Petco buyers, giving them full visibility to your past, current and most recently shared products. Buyers will also see any related information and attachments you may choose to upload. So you want to become a Petco vendor? TradeBeyond is a quick and easy way to get noticed.
Are Your Products a
Good Fit for Any of the
Petco Store Brands?
Bond & Co
This brand specializes in stylish dog and cat accessories, including collar, leash, harness, toys and other clothing.
Good to Go
Good to go is the only non-pet related brand owned by Petco. The brand aims to create healthy pre-packaged food for people to eat on the go. All of the food is gluten-free, low in sodium, and made with no preservatives. They provide anything from breakfast, entree, to emergency food kit.
You & Me
You & Me provides general pet supplies for small animals like cat, dog, rabbit, hamster, and bird. Products include cages, mats, and other accessories.
This brand sells stylish pet furnishings primarily for dogs, with products such as pet beds, mats, and food bowls.
Well & Good
Specializes in dog grooming and cleaning supplies, with products such as shampoo, comb, wipes, nail clippers and shears etc.
Specializes in general dog apparel, such as collar, harness, windbreaker, carrier, etc
Leaps & Bounds
Specializes in hard as well as soft dog and cat toys.
Specializes in dog treats and chews.
Specializes in pet littering supplies, such as litter box, bedding, scoop set, waste bags etc
This brand focuses on providing good value pet supplies for cats and dogs.
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