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Fins, Furs & Feathers, Inc. Ranked 'Top 500' E-Retailer
MarineDepot.com, PetStore.com parent company ranked among web elite for third straight year
By: Mike Giove
Internet Retailer's definitive ranking and analysis of America's 500 largest e-retailers is based on annual 2010 Internet sales, researched by Internet Retailer and confirmed by retailers. This report includes company financial, operational and performance data, as well as vendors in key categories. Fins, Furs & Feathers, Inc. is ranked as the 39th largest e-retailer in the Specialty/Non-
“Being chosen for such an elite group is truly an honor,” said Ben Ros, Director of Operations at Fins, Furs, & Feathers, Inc. “The Top 500 list are the all stars of e-commerce.”
http://www.marinedepot.com, founded in 1997, is one of the world’s largest aquarium supply stores. They carry 7,500 products specially designed for use in saltwater aquariums, freshwater fish tanks and outdoor ponds. PetStore.com, redesigned and relaunched in mid-2008, is a full-service pet retailer with 30,000 products for dogs, cats, birds, small animals and reptiles.
“Web sales at Fins, Furs & Feathers held steady in 2010 and that’s a testament to successfully selling in their defined merchandising segments of pet supplies,” says Mark Brohan, vice president of research for Internet Retailer and editor of the Top 500 Guide.
Usability and site speed improvements introduced in 2010 made shopping the MarineDepot.com and PetStore.com websites even easier. Additional refinements, enhanced features and new functionality are planned for 2011 and beyond.
“Providing products and services pet owners are looking for is precisely how we began winning accolades in the first place,” said Ros. “Customers come first.”
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Fins, Furs & Feathers, Inc., now in its 14th year of business, is the parent company of popular pet product destinations MarineDepot.com and http://www.petstore.com. They also run a wholesale division, National Aquarium Wholesale Supply, which is one of the world’s largest distributors of marine and freshwater aquarium products. Fins, Furs & Feathers, Inc. is headquartered in Garden Grove, California, and has a staff of 50 full- and part-time employees, many of whom are pet experts and provide technical support on the phone, online and via email. Both MarineDepot.com and PetStore.com are BizRate Customer Certified for their proven track records of dependability and customer satisfaction.