How it's done
Whether you’re starting a new business or running an established business, it’s essential to analyze your competition. Competitive analysis doesn't have to be complicated. This page gives you a simple process to help identify who your competitors are, where they’re located and some tips to help assess their strength, weaknesses and potential impact on the success of your business. Here are the questions this page will help you answer.
Who are my competitors?
In this section you'll find information on the number, size and distribution of establishments in the Pet & Pet Supplies Stores industry (NAICS: 45391). You can use this information to asses the existing level of competition in your province.
Number of Establishments by Type
Establishment Size Distribution Alberta
Employer Establishments by Size
Pet store competitors include grocery stores, warehouse clubs, mass merchandisers, Internet retailers, and some veterinary clinics. PetSmart, Pet Valu and Global Pet Foods make up more than 40% of the market share in Canada.
A study by the Canadian Government found that specialty pet store retailers, whose products are generally more expensive than grocery retailers, stay competitive by carrying premium brands and providing tailored advice to consumers. Similarly, IBISWorld notes that competition is healthy in the industry but opportunities remain for new businesses specializing in innovative and high-quality food, products and services.
Where are my competitors?
This map provides an easy way to see where your competitors are located. Bright red means there’s a higher number of competing businesses in a location.