The store features a stunning 3,000-gallon predator aquarium, which contains multiple species of sharks and eels. A Shark Feeding Frenzy show will be conducted at the store every Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
The store will strongly emphasize its dog and cat food presentation, offering large varieties and many premium brands. The aquarium hobby will also be highlighted, with the aquatics section occupying almost one-quarter of the location’s square footage. The store will of carry a wide array of live saltwater and freshwater fish.
“We want to combine the price and product selection advantages of a big box retail store with the warm, cozy feel of a neighborhood pet store,” said Scott Nash, Chief Executive Officer of the store’s holding company.
Other store features include a large, state-of-the-
“We created what we think is a pleasant and exciting shopping experience. The store has neat, well-stocked shelves with wide aisles for easy navigation, along with an air of excitement from the large shark aquarium,” said Steve Berlin, Chief Operating Officer.
Radio Disney will broadcast from the store at another Grand Opening event on Saturday, July 16th. The event will feature pet contests, free balloons, and other giveaways. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be hosted by the Miramar Pembroke Pines Chamber of Commerce and the City of Pembroke Pines at noon.
Allpets Emporium is open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. A second Allpets Emporium retail location in Davie, Florida, is slated to open in October 2011.
About Allpets Emporium
Allpets Emporium is operated by Aquarium Retail Holdings, Inc., which is based in Tamarac, Florida. The company also operates a 20,000-square-
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Aquarium Retail Holdings, Inc., based in Tamarac, Fla., operates the Allpets Emporium retail store chain. These full-line pet stores offer dog, cat, small animal, bird, reptile, and aquarium supplies, along with a large selection of live tropical fish.