Sales in Germany rose 6 percent in 2012 to â‚¬970 million (US$1.3 billion), while comparable store sales grew 4 percent in the domestic market. Fressnapf sales in 11 other countries grew 10 percent to more than â‚¬490 million (US$654.8 million). According to the company's head, Torsten Toeller, the pet product chain's fastest-growing markets include Austria, Belgium and Denmark.
New shelter data casts doubt on whether the pet population and pet ownership are truly growing.
While the pandemic caused unprecedented suffering worldwide in 2020, the disruptions to dogs, cats and other pets adoption numbers may normalize in 2021.