The Hound Pound is an important ecomonic force on the high street – so why aren’t more shops and restaurants friendly to four-legged customers, ask Anna Webb and Joanne Good
One of the retail successes to have survived the recession is ‘The Hound Pound’.
So the last Sunday before Christmas and have you given a thought for your mutt? It seems so, spending on dogs is on the up this year and again, thus demonstrating the success of the hound pound.
Two sad bits of news for dog owners in London this week. After 79 years of trading, Harrods have decided to close their famous Pet Kingdom.
A spokesperson for the store told us “Harrods confirms its Pet Kingdom department, located on the Fourth Floor, will close to make way for further exciting planned developments in our [...]
Given the power of the ‘hound pond’ and the increasing popularity of urban dog ownership, it seems extraordinary that it’s taken so long for a major London department store to get in on the act.
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