Monday, May 29, 2017

Retailing

Retailing
Clean, bright, and fresh MOCA Modern Cannabis dispensary blends in with Chicago’s hippest neighborhood. What eventually would become MOCA Modern Cannabis began in the fall of 2013, shortly after the Illinois legislature passed the Medical Cannabis Pilot Program to start...
EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN—especially the cannabis consumer. Even old-timers steeped in the culture have had a precipitous learning curve with legalization and thousands of new products. Edibles? CBD? Dabs and vape rigs? Oh my. So, imagine what it’s...
Like many budtenders, Laurel Cleveland, 25, became a budtender to make people happy. Before selling cannabis, she sold coffee and was a stylist at a commercial photography studio. Then, in August 2016, she made a leap to Vela, where...
How many merch and accessory items does Dank carry? We offer more than forty items of branded merchandise, including shirts, tanks, hoodies, hats, ashtrays, lighters, grinders, pipes, beanies, tights, mugs, jars, glasses, stickers, key chains, hat pins, and vape-batteries. “At the...
Chief Marketing Officer of Greenlane, Sasha Kadey, shares a few quick pieces of advice for merchandising in the cannabis space. How can Greenlane help dispensaries sell more merch and accessories? Greenlane Dispensary Services developed programs to help dispensaries manage and optimize...
How do you display your merch and accessories? We have a separate display case for accessories and another for our branded merchandise. When it comes to cannabis accouterments, we try to be practical in how much floor space we dedicate. Is...
Warneke Paper Box Company brings 100 years of experience to making products pop. “You only get one chance to make a first impression.” That’s how the saying goes, and it’s true. For products, packaging means everything about how your brand...
San Jose’s Airfield Supply Co. organically evolved from Executive Director Marc Matulich’s first dispensary, South Bay Healing Center. He opened the center in early 2010, a time of big-time uncertainty about the future of the industry. “At that time, most...
The Buildup for 4/20 has become epic. But is the high holiday a great opportunity for dispensary operators? While some celebrate every day at 4:20, others wait for April 20 to let loose. On this national weed day, there will...
Retailers find stable revenue streams in non-plant based products. During the past eighteen months, cannabis sales have shattered previous records. While flower still comprises 60 percent of the overall market (concentrates compose 21 percent; edibles 11 percent), accessories and merchandise...

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