Massoni is new president of Italian industry association ASSALCO

2022-07-04T12:23:35+02:00July 1st, 2022|Categories: European, General, people, position|Tags: , , , , |

Giorgio Massoni, current general manager at Sanypet-Forza10, was elected president at the Italian Association for Pet Feeding and Care (ASSALCO). Succeeding Gianmarco Ferrari, Massoni will hold this position until [...]

International Pet Conference under the motto “The new normal in the pet business”

2022-05-07T20:34:06+02:00May 5th, 2022|Categories: Conference, European, General|Tags: , , , , , , |

On 11 and 12 October, the International Pet Conference will take place in Bologna for the first time under nearly normal circumstances after the start of the pandemic. According [...]

Arcaplanet announces change at the top of the company – Italy

2022-04-19T10:14:28+02:00April 12th, 2022|Categories: European, General, people, position, Retail|Tags: , , , , , |

After the acquisition of Arcaplanet by Cinven followed by the merger with the Fressnapf Group, the Italian pet retailer chose Nicolò Galante as chief executive officer (CEO) and Alessandro [...]

Competition authority requests new documents as to the Arcaplanet-Maxi Zoo merger

2022-01-19T08:24:10+01:00January 18th, 2022|Categories: European, General, Italy, report|Tags: , , , , |

According to its latest announcement, the Italian competition authority has requisitioned new documents. The authority investigates the effect of the fusion between Arcaplanet and Maxi Zoo on the Italian [...]

Viridea entered pet food market and announced new store openings

2022-01-10T10:15:57+01:00January 6th, 2022|Categories: European, General, Italy, Pet Food Manufacturer|Tags: , , |

Viridea, an Italian garden centre chain, opened a new store in Florence. With the planned store opening in the province of Brescia, the chain will increase its numbers of [...]

Zoomark organisers can celebrate big success for in-person fair

2021-12-22T12:59:26+01:00December 21st, 2021|Categories: European, Exhibition, General|Tags: , , , , |

Zoomark International fair in Bologna could register over 15,000 visitors in November. 30 per cent of all visitors came from abroad from 82 different countries. Due to coronavirus, the [...]

Ongoing proceeding because of the merger of Arcaplanet and Maxi Zoo

2021-12-06T19:11:51+01:00December 2nd, 2021|Categories: Acquisition, General, Italy, Retail|Tags: , , , , , |

Reported by the Italian media, the coalition of the two pet store chains Arcaplanet and Maxi Zoo is not accepted by the Italian antitrust authority just like that. A [...]

Giuseppe Pierini passed away – the driving force of Zoomark International

2021-12-01T18:20:06+01:00November 30th, 2021|Categories: Breaking News, European, General|Tags: , , |

The highly respected moving spirit of Zoomark International -  Giuseppe Pierini - has passed away at the age of 77. The passing of the founding partner and managing director [...]

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