NOTE: The information in this Forbes article is based in part on Packaged Facts' upcoming report U.S. Pet Market Outlook 2019-2020.
With digital technology enhancing all aspects of consumers’ lives, it is no surprise that pets and their parents are getting digitally connected too. Pet tech is a rapidly growing market with pet owners in search of smart pet products that provide added safety, convenience and peace of mind.
Pets are now full-fledged family members in 68% of American households, some 85 million of them. “Most pet owners are already using smart devices, so it’s not surprising that they would turn to technology to stay more connected with their pets throughout the day,” said David Sprinkle, research director of Packaged Facts.
The company recently released a study of the $4.9 billion durables dog and cat petcare products market, ranging from toys, collars and leashes, beds, carriers, bowls and feeders, apparel and fashion, litter boxes and smart-pet products.
Read the rest of this Forbes article, Pets Are Going Digital: Brands Pioneering In The $565M Market For Smart Pet Products, by clicking HERE.