Pets at Residence mentioned like-for-like gross sales rose 6% throughout the group within the 16 weeks to July 21. In contrast with pre-pandemic ranges, like-for-likes surged 37.9%. Whole gross sales superior 7.1% to £404.7m.
Like-for-likes in Pets at Residence’s core retail enterprise elevated 5.6% yr on yr and 36.4% on a two-year foundation.
In its veterinary division, like-for-likes grew 8.6% and surged 59.3% in contrast with the identical interval in 2020.
Pets at Residence mentioned the variety of lively VIPs in its loyalty scheme climbed 10.7% yr on yr to a document 7.4 million prospects. Greater than 1 / 4 of these shopped throughout a couple of channel in the course of the interval.
Signal-ups to the retailer’s Pet & Kitten Membership averaged 25,000 each week in the course of the quarter, outstripping pre-pandemic progress threefold.
The variety of subscription plans grew 16% to greater than 1.5 million, producing £135m in annualised income and accounting for 8% of group buyer income.
Pets at Residence boss Lyssa McGowan mentioned: “Our efficiency has remained robust within the first quarter, underpinned by continued buyer progress and excessive ranges of retention.
“We function a novel omnichannel mannequin in a market in structural progress, the place the eagerness and experience of our colleagues and companions is a key aggressive benefit.
“I wish to thank them for his or her heat welcome, their continued efforts in serving to our document variety of prospects care for his or her pets in these difficult instances and their ongoing dedication to constructing the perfect pet care enterprise on the planet.”