LINCOLNSHIRE, IL--(Marketwired - Jul 14, 2016) - Bentley's Pet Stuff, a family-owned, multi-unit healthy pet foods retailer founded by Lisa and Giovanni Senafe, along with entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's reality series, The Profit, today announced the acquisition of Go Dog Go, a pet products retailer located at 100 Main Street in Oswego. Bentley's has been a fixture in the Chicago market since 2008 and currently operates 25 stores in the Chicago, Milwaukee, Minneapolis and Denver markets after recent acquisitions.
"Our commitment to excellent customer service, and the health and wellness of cats and dogs is unlike anything in the market to date," said Lemonis, Bentley's Pet Stuff Business Partner. "Pets are an integral part of many families and a source of companionship for their owners, and we strive to reflect that bond and enjoyment in our stores while also growing the local economy with commerce and employment."
Bentley's Pet Stuff sells natural food, pet care essentials, toys, grooming products and treats for their four-legged friends. The company focuses on the three critical elements in caring for pets: to nourish, energize and reward. Specialty pet food brands such as Fromm, Orijen, Zignature, Honest Kitchen and Stella & Chewy's can be obtained from all Bentley's Pet Stuff locations. In addition, seasonal products and holiday gift items are available for purchase throughout the year.
"After our initial discussion, we realized that similar to our Bentley's Pet Stuff concept, Go Dog Go has been committed to the quality and integrity of their products," said co-founder and owner Lisa Senafe. "We also only feature high-quality ingredients and absolutely no corn, wheat, soy, or artificial flavors nor products made in China, so when we researched the market and the business, our holistic ideologies were a perfect fit."
Previous owner, Katherine Manola, opened Go Dog Go in 2004 with a goal to serve as a one-stop provider of quality, affordably-priced pet foods and pet accessories. Plans are in place for Katherine and her current staff to transition into the new business and will assist with the expansion of the Bentley's Pet Stuff brand in the western suburbs.