Arken Zoo acquires Djurkompaniet
Arken Zoo acquires Djurkompaniet – further strengthening its position as market leader in specialized pet trade.
Arken Zoo acquires Djurkompaniet, with 12 physical stores and e-com solutions.
“The acquisition of Djurkompaniet feels great. The chain has done a great job over the years, and we´re looking forward to drive continuous store development and lifting the customer experience to the next level. This is a fantastic opportunity for us to reach out to even more Swedish pets and their owners”, says Johan Henriksson, Country manager at Arken Zoo.
“It´s with great pride that we now leave Djurkompaniet to Arken Zoo. We´ve owned the chain for almost 10 years, and have over the past few years doubled the revenue. When the chain is now facing the next step of development, we believe that Arken Zoo, in a better way than us, will be able to secure the stores development, thus the future for our staff”, says Peo Persson in Kalmar, majority owner of Djurkompaniet.
Closing will take place October 2nd, and the 12 acquired stores will continue with business as usual under their existing brand, for the time being. Further on, the stores will undergo gradual harmonization of assortment, store environment and re-profiling to Arken Zoo.
About Arken Zoo
Arken Zoo / Zoo Support is the largest specialized pet trade chain in Sweden, with approximately 115 stores around the country.
Arken Zoo / Zoo Support is part of Musti Group with a total of almost 250 pet stores in the Nordic region.
A wide and pricewise selection of products and services are offered to pets and their owners through a network of physical stores, veterinary clinics, dog grooming salons and web stores.
More important than our size is our vision; to make the life of pets and pet parents easier, safer and more fun. Welcome to Arken Zoo.
About Musti Group
Musti Group is the biggest specialized pet trade company in the Nordics, with a total of almost 250 stores in Finland, Norway and Sweden. Reported revenue of 145 MEUR past fiscal year, and employment number of approximately 1400 colleagues.
More information available through www.arkenzoo.se and www.mustijamirri.fi