Walgreen Debuts Pet Shoppe Redesign

Christopher Durham Aug 16, 2011 4

Here is a quick look at a few of the redesigned packages for the Walgreens Private Brand Pet Shoppe. The updated design is a definite improvement and brings a brighter fresh look to the stale brand and category.

The Old Design


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Christopher Durham

Vice President of Retail Brands at Theory House

Christopher Durham is the founder of My Private Brand and the VP of retail brands at Theory House, the branding and retail marketing agency. He is the author of “Fifty2: The My Private Brand Project,” a consultant, strategist and retailer who has worked with the world’s largest retailers to build, manage and grow compelling billion dollar brands.

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  1. Stephen Painter Aug 17, 2011 at 7:53 am - Reply

    Stale brand and category doesn’t surprise me from the looks and quality of the products from these photos. I have been in the pet industry for 12years now and know this category should do exceptional in such a large retailer. Sure people like a deal, but the consumers are becoming more educated on nutrition and not gimmicks. These products looked dated to me. The packaging is semi desirable, but I think it’s time to put a little more effort in the brand name. It wouldn’t hurt to find some new vendors to do private labels and to keep up with industry trends if Walgreens wants to increase category sales.

  2. Charlie Feb 28, 2012 at 7:08 pm - Reply

    To comment on Comment # 1 of Stephen Painter:
    I have been a repeat customer for Pet Supplies, Pet Beds, etc for years at Walgreen’s and find the quality, packaging, etc. right on for the consumer. The packaging is not the most important factor but MORE important to do what the product says it will do or be for the comfort of the pet. The specials Walgreen’s has on pet products are great. You sound like others who think new & improved is better. Please don’t creep into the minds of the consumer. Many of us search for the older products even going online to find them because they more often then not ARE better. The packaging of the pet products at Walgreen’s are very eye pleasing without all the bells & whistles that add to the cost of the product. If a consumer want bells & whistles for their pets then shop at a Pet Boutique…many of us are not impressed with that. Keep up the good work Walgreen’s and continue with what you’re doing with your pet products.

    • myprivatebrand Feb 28, 2012 at 10:45 pm - Reply

      This site is focused on the creation, development and marketing of retailer owned Private Brands, so both the packaging and the product are relevant to our readers. This story focused on a packaging redesign.

  3. Shar Pulver Jul 26, 2015 at 11:56 am - Reply

    We have been buying Petshoppe brand duck jerky treats for our dog for quite some time. He loves then. Are you going to have a product similar to the jerky treats for dogs?
    Thanks you.
    Shar Pullver
    Gillette, WY

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