Often referred to as “Whole Foods for pets,” Kriser’s is an emerging retailer specializing in all-natural pet food, treats, supplies and grooming. Founded in 2006 by nationally recognized pet advocate Brad Kriser, the Kriser’s model is based on providing an unparalleled in-store experience by educating consumers about the importance of pet health, and by offering a clean, inviting, small-format store. Kriser’s currently operates multiple locations in Illinois, Colorado and Southern California, with plans for new store openings in the coming years. Kriser’s was recently recognized as “Best Overall Multi-Unit Pet Store Operator in America” by Pet Business Magazine.
In addition to being named “Best Multi-Unit Pet Store Operator in America,” Kriser’s has also received accolades as “Best of Chicago,” “Best of Los Angeles” and “Best of Denver” in recent years. In 2017, ACG excited its investment in Kriser’s via a financing transaction with other shareholders.