Pet food industry thrives even during economic downturns
In a country that’s in love with its pets, a Pet Wants pet food franchise is a best-bet investment. The amount people spend on their pets is staggering; it topped almost $63 billion in 2016 and is expected to reach almost $70 billion this year. And recent economic recessions haven’t appeared to make a dent in Americans’ spending on their furry family members.
Pet food is a necessary, recurring, top-spend line item for pet owners. According to the American Pet Products Association, Americans spent $28 billion on pet food in 2016 and are expected to spend $3 billion more this year. Data also tells us that spending on pets is unaffected by outside factors, including fluctuations in the economy.
“When the Great Recession hit, Americans cut back on spending and tightened their belts. However, spending on pets barely declined. In fact, it was pretty much recession-proof. Pet spending appears to be remarkably resilient in the face of economic downturns,” according to “The Economics of the Pet Industry,” an article at smartasset.com.
Pet Wants pet food franchises are potentially lucrative
The evergreen nature of consumer demand, paired with recession immunity, makes Pet Wants attractive to entrepreneurs who are looking for an opportunity in a growing industry. “Joining Pet Wants is a remarkably affordable way to own a potentially lucrative business in an explosive market. When you consider how much demand there is for pet products overall and that natural and ‘whole’ pet foods are the fastest-growing segment in the industry, it really does make sense to open a Pet Wants. The potential is virtually unlimited!” says Scott Hoots, President of Pet Wants.
Pet Wants is a unique franchise concept in the pet food and pet care industry. Our Pet Wants franchise owners grow their businesses through home delivery and retail counter sales of our fresh pet kibble — which is made with whole, healthy ingredients to provide complete nutrition for dogs and cats. Pet Wants stands out in the $70 billion pet care industry, because no matter what other foods advertise, they cannot deliver their products as quickly, and their products do not have the nutritional value of Pet Wants pet food.
“When you consider how much demand there is for pet products overall and that natural and ‘whole’ pet foods are the fastest-growing segment in the industry, it really does make sense to open a Pet Wants. The potential is virtually unlimited!”
— Scott Hoots, President of Pet Wants
While most franchise systems believe that they have a business model that will be successful, Pet Wants doubles down on the notion that our model has the potential for long-term success with our innovative Pet Wants Winner’s Circle program. The Winner’s Circle is a program designed to reimburse franchisees for the entire cost of the franchise fee if certain performance criteria are met over the period of four years.
Ready to bring Pet Wants to your community? The time is now!
If you want to open a pet-centric franchise with great potential in a time-tested industry, look no further than Pet Wants.
The total investment estimate to begin a Pet Wants operations ranges from $56,830 to $191,000. Pet Wants mobile franchise is a home-based business, with little overhead and no buildout costs or brick and mortar expenses.
Our retail franchise model requires a smaller footprint than big-box retailers, and when combined with our mobile franchise, this makes Pet Wants a remarkable opportunity to join the exploding natural, pet food market.
The franchise fee for your first territory is $38,500 for a Pet Wants mobile franchise and $48,500 for a Pet Wants retail franchise.