Pets.com Gets $50M, Boosts Marketing Efforts

Share this content:
Pets.com, San Francisco, an online provider of pet products, information and services, this week announced that it has secured $50 million in its second round of financing from Amazon.com, Bowman Capital and Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, which the company will use to fund a national marketing campaign.


Pets.com's entire shopping process, from order fulfillment to customer service, is managed inhouse.


The company recently opened its first distribution center in San Francisco to accommodate more products and to speed shipping. It has also hired a customer service staff and has added a toll-free customer service phone number (888/321-Pets) for customers who wish to place orders or who would like additional information.
close

Next Article in Digital Marketing

Sign up to our newsletters

Company of the Week

Since 1985, Melissa has helped thousands of companies clean, correct and complete contact data to better target and communicate with their customers. We offer a full spectrum of data quality solutions, including global address, phone, email, and name validation, identify verification - available for batch or real-time processes, in the Cloud or on-premise. Our service bureau provides dedupe, email/phone append and geographic/demographic append services for better targeting and insight. For direct mailers, Melissa offers easy-to-use address management/postal software, list hygiene services and 100s of specialty mailing lists - all with competitive pricing and excellent customer service.

Find out more here »

Career Center

Check out hundreds of exciting professional opportunities available on DMN's Career Center.  
Explore careers in digital marketing, sales, eCommerce, marketing communications, IT, data strategies, and much more. And don't forget to update your resume so employers can contact you privately about job opportunities.

>>Click Here