Better Choice Announces Strategic Investment by China’s Largest Pet Focused Platform and Retail Partner, Boqii Holding Limited (NYSE: BQ)
NEW YORK, July 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Better Choice Company (NYSE: BTTR) (“Better Choice”), an animal health and wellness company, today announced a strategic investment by China’s largest pet-focused platform and the Company’s retail partner, Boqii Holding Limited (NYSE: BQ).
Michael Young, Chairman of Better Choice, stated, “We are thrilled to have buy in from our partners in China, as we view this market as one of our fastest growing most profitable opportunities. Boqii has been an outstanding retail partner and we are excited to further strengthen our partnership. We look forward to prospering together.”
“We are happy to be part of Better Choice’s China story. This relationship is part of our relentless efforts in sourcing high quality global brands for our customers,” said Mr. Hao Liang, Chairman and CEO of Boqii. “We are set to grow together with our brand partners and empower them with our eco-system in China.”
About Boqii Holding Limited
Boqii Holding Limited (NYSE: BQ) is China's largest pet-focused platform. We are the leading online destination for pet products and supplies in China with our broad selection of high-quality products including global leading brands, local emerging brands, and our own private label, Yoken and Mocare, offered at competitive prices. Our online sales platforms, including Boqii Mall and our flagship stores on third-party e-commerce platforms, provide customers with convenient access to a wide selection of high-quality pet products and an engaging and personalized shopping experience. Our Boqii Community provides an informative and interactive content platform for users to share their knowledge and love for pets.
About Better Choice Company, Inc.
Better Choice Company Inc. is a growing animal health and wellness company committed to leading the industry shift toward pet products and services that help dogs and cats live healthier, happier and longer lives. We take an alternative, nutrition-based approach to animal health relative to conventional dog and cat food offerings and position our portfolio of brands to benefit from the mainstream trends of growing pet humanization and consumer focus on health and wellness. We have a demonstrated, multi-decade track record of success selling trusted animal health and wellness products and leverage our established digital footprint to provide pet parents with the knowledge to make informed decisions about their pet’s health. We sell the majority of our dog food, cat food and treats under the Halo and TruDog brands, which are focused, respectively, on providing sustainably sourced kibble and canned food derived from real whole meat, and minimally processed raw-diet dog food and treats. For more information, please visit https://www.betterchoicecompany.com.
Forward Looking Statements
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Better Choice Company, Inc.
Scott Lerner, CEO
KCSA Strategic Communications
Valter Pinto, Managing Director
Released July 6, 2021