Petco CEO James Myers says continued growth and limited capacity at the San Diego headquarters is prompting the company to expand in San Antonio, Texas.

Petco CEO James Myers says continued growth and limited capacity at the San Diego headquarters is prompting the company to expand in San Antonio, Texas. Photo by Michael Domine.

PETCO ANIMAL

SUPPLIES INC.

CEO: James Myers.

Financial information: Not disclosed.

No. of local employees: 1,150.

Investors: Leonard Green & Partners, Texas Pacific Group.

Headquarters: Miramar.

Year founded: 1965.

Company description: Retailer of pet supplies and services with 1,100 stores in 50 states.

Key factors for success: Embracing and promoting human/pet bond; continuous expansion and investment in stores; embracing change.

Petco Animal Supplies Inc...

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