• The $53 billion pet care industry is preparing for a surge this holiday season as pandemic puppies grow up

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

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    The upcoming holiday season is different this year due to the coronavirus, but dogs and cats, along with the retailers who sell pet merchandise, will come out ahead.
    Half of the consumers surveyed by consulting firm Deloitte plan to buy pet supplies or food while shopping for the holidays this year. Nearly a quarter of shoppers said that they will buy pet toys, decor, or accessories as a gift, on average spending $90 on pet supplies over the holidays.
    Deloitte found that the average consumer will spend $922 on holiday shopping this year. Pet items ranked among the...
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  • Lawmakers Will Review TRIA-Style Pandemic Insurance Bill, Industry Alternatives

    Lawmakers Will Review TRIA-Style Pandemic Insurance Bill, Industry Alternatives

    7 days ago - By A.M. Best

    U.S. House lawmakers will debate a proposed bill - generally opposed by the industry - that would create a government-backstopped pandemic insurance program styled on the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act ...
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