Woolworths to buy Absolute Pets
The food and clothing retailer says pets are part of customers’ family
High-end food and clothes retailer Woolworths has announced that it will buy privately owned pet retailer Absolute Pets as it expands into pet care, which it believes is a fast-growing market with “substantial growth potential”.
It will now compete with Checkers, which owns a smaller chain of pet stores called Petshop Science, as competition between the two retailers for the upper-middle-class consumer hots up. ..
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