MEDFORD, Ore– Small Business Saturday may be over, but Rogue Valley Pet was busy on Monday.
Almost every minute. Someone was checking out or walking into the store. It’s filled with animal lovers and people wanting the best for their furry friend. “I like the products that they have. You can’t give them at any place else.” said Dave. He lives in Phoenix and shops at Rogue Valley Pet for his supplies.
“People really want to see fun and exciting things.” said Chris Baldasaro. He is the owner. He says this weekend was exciting and successful. “They wanted to see stores and products and meet people. Venture into places they haven’t gone.” said Baldasaro.
He isn’t worried about his competition; the Targets, Walmart’s or the online giant Chewy. He says it’s actually helped his business. “People came in here, because they wanted the customer service and they wanted the local feel.” said Baldasaro.
“Number one I like the people here.” said Dave. It’s one of the biggest reasons for him and his dog. It’s also something that is also very important to Baldasaro. “There is something about when you have a situation…