PetSmart expansion keeps rolling along

PetSmart has opened 12 new stores and is well on its way to reaching its goal of adding 80 new stores this year.  

The locations are in Canada and the United States, and are all roughly 12,000 sq. ft. with service offerings including grooming and pet training.

"We are ramping up efforts to expand our footprint in North America and are actively identifying and evaluating opportunities in both current and new markets," said Brian Amkraut, senior VP of real estate, strategy and initiatives. "Our customers prioritize convenience, and we are listening and responding. Our aim is to focus on consumers' localized needs and we're pleased to have more opportunities to engage with and serve customers, and to be active in supporting pets and pet parents in these communities."

PetSmart recently promoted Ryan O'Sullivan to VP of real estate and added Ryan Hill as VP of real estate and development to support expansion efforts.

For more:
- see this PetSmart press release

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