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After Covid-19, big retailers now own 90% of the online pet food market. Can a new organization help small pet shops hang on?

An illustration of a pack of dogs surrounding and growling at two dogs. One dog is a doberman wearing a collar with the Chewy logo, the other dog is a bulldog wearing a collar with the Amazon logo. The two dogs are sitting on top of a mountain of dog treats.
An illustration of a pack of dogs surrounding and growling at two dogs. One dog is a doberman wearing a collar with the Chewy logo, the other dog is a bulldog wearing a collar with the Amazon logo. The two dogs are sitting on top of a mountain of dog treats.
Illustration: AJ Dungo for Marker


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Number of the Day

Fraudsters have swindled $3 million from people looking for animal companionship during the pandemic

Marker Number of the Day: 3,969 — The number of pet-related fraud reports received by the Better Business Bureau in 2020
Marker Number of the Day: 3,969 — The number of pet-related fraud reports received by the Better Business Bureau in 2020
Photo illustration, source: Tran Mau Tri Tam/Unsplash


Between the Lines

There’s an opportunity to build a U.S. insurance business that actually prices according to risk

Photo: Tim Macpherson/Getty Images

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