Pet Business | February 2013 | Visit the original article online
Aquarium Retail Holdings opened its sprawling Tamarac, Fla.-based Allfish Emporium at an interesting time. In 2010, the foundering economy had fish hobbyists emptying their tanks to save the money spent on maintaining them. But instead of clamping down on any further investment into the pet market, the company did something surprising. It expanded.