Apr 18, 2017 - Economy & Business
Petsmart gobbles up Chewy.com for a reported $3.35 billion
Petsmart announced Tuesday it is buying online rival Chewy.com in a deal that values the online pet food seller at $3.35 billion, according to Recode.
Chewy will remain led by current CEO Ryan Cohen and operate "largely" as an independent subsidiary of PetSmart, whatever that means.
Big Bite: The reported price tag would make the deal larger than Walmart's Jet purchase and the biggest e-commerce-only acquisition ever, Recode said.