Q&A: Cannabis dispensary and retail store design & construction success tips

First in an ongoing series of Q&A’s with leaders and experts sharing valuable B2B-focused experiences, insights and guidance for the cannabis and CBD industry. Today we are speaking with Lynn Young on what are some of the key considerations for success in the design and construction of cannabis dispensaries and retail stores. Lynn is an … Continue reading Q&A: Cannabis dispensary and retail store design & construction success tips

CannaMPx rolls out new functionality to help locate FREE cannabis industry webinars, virtual events and online training

The importance and demand for webinars, virtual events and online training has increased a hundred fold over the past couple of months. In support of the cannabis industry, CannaMPx has just rolled out new functionality and content for the B2B segment, offering aggregation, search and location capabilities for these informational and professional development resources. Members … Continue reading CannaMPx rolls out new functionality to help locate FREE cannabis industry webinars, virtual events and online training

How digital B2B marketplaces can provide similar benefits as trade shows

Industry trade shows have been integral parts of business for many years.  They become annual pilgrimages for businesses and their marketing teams to advance their brand, connect with prospects and customers, announce new products and keep a pulse on the market.  They often take many months of planning to optimize the returns given their typical … Continue reading How digital B2B marketplaces can provide similar benefits as trade shows

How to navigate and be more connected within the highly fragmented cannabis and CBD ancillary goods and services segment

When a new industry emerges, there is a natural blast of new businesses that come about with the opportunities that abound.  Fragmentation soon sets in due to the high overall number of businesses and the low number of larger/dominate players.  This fragmentation creates friction for provider companies and their goods and services to be found … Continue reading How to navigate and be more connected within the highly fragmented cannabis and CBD ancillary goods and services segment

Coronavirus and why you need to immediately take advantage of online B2B marketplaces

Getty Images Seventeen years ago, Southern California experienced a four month strike of unionized grocery workers across all of the main grocery chains.  Stores shelves were empty and people dared to cross the picket lines.  Combined, the chains suffered losses of $1.5B.  This disruption led shoppers to seek alternatives, finding companies like Trader Joe's and … Continue reading Coronavirus and why you need to immediately take advantage of online B2B marketplaces