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Teaching an old pet department new tricks

Retailers that focus on price, product trends can compete against online, specialty threats

Supermarket pet departments have been getting their lunch eaten for years by category killers such as Petco and PetSmart, and now a new threat is poking its hungry muzzle into the food bowl.

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