ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pussy & Pooch Pethouse and Pawbar®, the ultimate pet lifestyle destination for pets and their people, has been named Best in Store Design at the Third Annual Retailer Excellence Awards at Global Pet Expo. The Best in Store Design award honors excellence in overall store design including merchandising displays, store layout, curb appeal and more.
“This award is an incredible honor. From the outset, we designed every square inch of our stores with love, and to be a true wow experience for humans to enjoy with their animals,” said Janene Zakrajsek, owner and petrepreneur, Pussy & Pooch. “It’s wonderful to be honored from an industry standpoint for something we put our passion into.”
The award-winning pet lifestyle retailer dedicated equally to cats and dogs offers fur and human consumers a design-forward sensory experience from the moment you walk in, blending creativity with community and personalized customer service.
“As a member of the Retailer Excellence Awards judging panel, I had the pleasure of seeing firsthand Pussy and Pooch's approach to store design,” said Mark Kalaygian, editor in chief of Pet Business Magazine, which organizes the awards program with Global Pet Expo. “The combination of a modern aesthetic and warm atmosphere really made P&P stand out from the pack of nominees in this category. It was a well-deserved win.”
The pet industry’s largest annual trade show, Global Pet Expo is presented by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) and Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA). The Retailer Excellence Awards are designed to honor outstanding independent pet stores in 10 different categories, and entries are judged by a committee of Global Pet Expo and Pet Business Media staff members.
About Pussy & Pooch
The ultimate pet lifestyle destination for pets and their people, Pussy & Pooch features moderately priced high quality products, services, and everyday essentials with a focus on healthy nutrition and green living for pets. It’s also the exclusive home of the one-of-a-kind Pawbar® where furry friends can feast on made-to-order meaty pet meals. Dedicated to its local communities in downtown Los Angeles, Belmont Shore, downtown Long Beach and Beverly Hills, CA, Pussy & Pooch regularly hosts Mutt Mingles, Meow Mingles, Pet Adoptions, Pet-centric Charity Events, Pet Nutritional Guidance and more.