Leading pet care retailers ranked by turnover in Europe 2017

This statistic presents the turnover of leading pet care retailers in Europe in 2017. That year, German company, Fressnapf, accumulated the highest turnover in this sector in Europe, generating 1.25 billion euros. Pets at Home, based in the UK, ranked in second place, with a turnover of 840 million euros.
In Europe, approximately 80 million households owned at least one pet animal as of 2017. Of the leading pet types, cats rank in first place, with a population of approximately 74.4 million that same year. In Romania, Latvia and Hungary the share of households owning cats is as high as 47 percent, 38 percent and 34 percent, respectively. Given the popularity of pets in Europe, there is great opportunity for retailers offering pet-related products and services, with this industry reaching a value of approximately 16 billion euros in 2017.

Leading pet care retailers in Europe in 2017, based on turnover*

Turnover in million euros
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Release date

October 2018



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Supplementary notes

* Turnover refers to the retailers' turnover in Europe.
** Estimated.
*** 2016 figure.

The source does not give a release date for this data. The date used here is the date of access.

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