SAN DIEGO, March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In keeping with its fast-paced 2016 growth plan, which includes 16 new store openings year-to-date, Petco, a leading specialty retailer of premium pet food, supplies and services, will open its next wave of Petco stores in Florida and South Carolina. The addition of these two new stores is part of the company's overall goal to significantly expand its national footprint by the end of the year.
The new Petco stores offer pet parents and their pets' dog training areas, adoption centers, grooming salons and modern Wellness Centers. The stores will continue to offer a wide selection of private label offerings as well as branded products sold only at Petco, including the exclusive Dr. Seuss and Star Wars Pet Fan Collections.
This month, two new stores will celebrate grand openings:
- Orlando Lee Vista located at 6751 Eagle Watch Drive, Orlando, FL 32822
- Pawleys Island located at 10225 Ocean Hwy. Pawleys Island, SC 29585
The retail locations now offer a one-stop shopping experience where pet parents and their companions can purchase anything from pet food to toys and apparel, while also addressing the holistic health needs of pets via the grooming salon, in-store Vetco clinics in the new Wellness Centers. In addition, newly added in-store habitats for adoptable cats will enhance Petco's monthly in-store adoption events for pet parents looking to give a furry friend a forever home.
People and pets are invited to attend the grand opening festivities taking place at each store March 18 through March 20, followed by a special Wellness Center celebration on April 2 and April 3. Grand opening activities include ribbon cutting ceremonies on March 19, as well as in-store adoption events and special offers for Pals Rewards customers.
For more information about the grand opening activities for these stores, visit, petco.com/storelocator.
About Petco and the Petco Foundation
With more than 50 years of service to pet parents, Petco is a leading pet specialty retailer that focuses on nurturing powerful relationships between people and pets. We do this by providing the products, services, advice and experiences that keep pets physically fit, mentally alert, socially engaged and emotionally happy. Everything we do is guided by our vision for Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. We operate more than 1,430 Petco locations across the U.S., Mexico and Puerto Rico, including more than 115 Unleashed by Petco locations, a smaller format neighborhood shop; prescription services and pet supplies from the leading veterinary-operated pet product supplier, Drs. Foster & Smith; and petco.com. The Petco Foundation, an independent nonprofit organization, has invested more than $135 million since it was created in 1999 to help promote and improve the welfare of companion animals. In conjunction with the Foundation, we work with and support thousands of local animal welfare groups across the country and, through in-store adoption events, help find homes for more than 400,000 animals every year.
Megan Oxford, firstname.lastname@example.org
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