Wild Bird Centers of America Reports Boom in Sales During Pandemic

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In-Store & E-Store Sales Top 2019 The Wild Bird Centers of America, Inc., (WBCA), announced "holiday levels" in sales as its franchised stores reported increases of up to 45 percent over last year for May, June & July and e-store sales quadrupled.

GLEN ECHO, Md. - eTradeWire -- Glen Echo, MD: The Wild Bird Centers of America, Inc. (WBCA), a retail franchise specializing in the hobby of backyard bird feeding, announced "holiday levels" in sales as its stores reported increases of up to 45 percent over last year for May, June & July and e-store sales quadrupled.  While all retail has been affected during the COVID-19 crisis, WBCA is a home-focused businesses that has managed to find some success during this challenging time as more people stay home and work and learn remotely.

"A lot of folks are looking for ways to entertain themselves at home," said George Petrides, Jr., CEO of Wild Bird Centers of America, Inc. "Feeding and watching birds allows for a relaxing, holistic and soothing escape, and is the perfect activity for those staying close to home or home-bound for health reasons."

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As the pandemic took hold, Wild Bird Centers stores around the country quickly pivoted to offering no-contact curbside pickup and delivery options for its customers. Even as some have now re-opened to in-store customers, depending on local ordinances and guidelines, these services have continued to be in demand and will be part of the larger strategy going forward.

Backyard birding has always been a popular hobby, but there has been a surge in interest as people began to notice the sights and sounds of the birds they may have been too busy to enjoy in the past.

"The urge to find an activity that brings one in touch with nature is powerful," said Petrides. "Birds are a comforting companion, a constant joy of color and activity that keeps us grounded and makes things simple and good for a few moments, which is especially vital during these unprecedented times."

Wild Bird Centers is a nationally recognized brand and successful chain of stores, offering a complete line of quality products designed to deliver beauty, color and a better backyard bird feeding experience to its customers.

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