PetSmart profit soars 31% in Q2

Phoenix -- PetSmart reported Wednesday that net income for the second quarter surged 31% to $79 million, from $61 million in the year-ago period.

Sales advanced 9% to $1.6 billion, and same-store sales grew 7.0%.

“Our performance in the second quarter was due to strength across all three merchandising categories, as well as across services,” said Bob Moran, chairman and CEO.