Running a Business

Cannabusiness

Want To Quickly Grow Your Cannabis Company's Footprint? Consider Franchising

Cannabis and franchising can be a complex marriage because of the federal regulations that handcuff both sectors.
Slideshows

Big Portland Energy - Store Tour of Oregrown

Oregrown's second storefront showcases the state's cannabis and its beloved, natural roots.
Company Culture

5 Ways To Reverse The Toxic Workplace Culture Of Cannabis

Workplace safety concerns, unwarranted dismissals, and lack of training are hurting the industry. Here's how to fix it.
Cannabusiness

It's Always 4:20 In NETA, Massachusetts' Leading Dispensary

The dispensary's President told us what makes NETA so innovative, while stressing the importance of compliance and education.
Cannabusiness

The Business Of Mail-Order Marijuana

After one year of adult-use sales, Canada's online cannabis stores continue treading water amid tough regulations and illicit competition
Cannabusiness

Pay To Play: Cannabis Brands Fork Over Cash For Retail Shelf Space

While slotting fees are common among mainstream retailers, many in the cannabis industry are just starting to encounter them.
Retail Businesses

Legalization Is Coming To Your State. Are You Ready?

Four critical lessons for retailers looking to get into the recreational market.
Surviving the Crash

Want Your Cannabis Company To Be Acquired? Do This First.

Four quick tips to prepare yourself for a clean exit.
Marketing

4 Proven Strategies For Marketing To The B2B Cannabis Industry

To stand out, your company needs a strategic, thoughtful, and targeted marketing approach.
Insurance

Does Your Budding Cannabis Business Have the Right Insurance?

From ancillary to plant-touching businesses alike, here are some of your insurance questions answered.
Market Research

How California's Cannabis Industry Wound Up In Crisis Mode After 2 Years

Local bans along with high taxes have combined to create challenges for the state's legal market.
Customer Engagement

5 Smart Ways To Retain Your Customers

It comes down to two simple words: Loyalty programs
Cannabusiness

Think You May Have To Lay Off Cannabis Employees? There Are Ways To Avoid It

Here's how to remain operating your cannabis business at scale.
Legal Issues

Budtender Lawsuit Claims Workers Are Paid In Weed, Paid Under The Table, Or Not Paid At All

A class-action on behalf of budtenders is just one legal concern for the budding cannabis industry.
Cannabusiness

6 Ways The Cannabis Industry Can Learn From Streetwear

There's a lot to learn from one of fashion's most compelling categories.