Cannabis retail is seeing huge advancements across Canada and the world. For cannabis business owners, there’s no better time to tap into a profitable market. The success of a cannabis retail business is dependent upon a number of factors, including compliance with industry regulations, customer engagement, and operational efficiency. The right knowledge and resources can empower prospective cannabis retailers to build the success of their business in a nascent market. The Cannabis 360 conference is an occasion to learn from industry professionals about the key to mastering a cannabis retail business. A panel of speakers will discuss the stages of.. READ MORE »
Businesses in Canada’s cannabis retail industry are looking for ways to streamline the sale and distribution of their products to meet growing consumer demand. Efficiency and professionalism are top priorities. To stay competitive, cannabis retail businesses are turning to technological solutions to boost their productivity and enhance the customer experience. By employing new technologies, businesses can cut costs, create a more cohesive distribution channel, and boost their sales. Students with cannabis training will be able to apply their knowledge to devise new retail strategies and solutions in accordance with regulatory requirements. Let’s take a closer look at how technology is.. READ MORE »
At the heart of any successful retail business is a positive and enthusiastic team. If you want to start or manage your own cannabis retail business, you will need to know how to create a strong team. That’s why staff training and development is an important part of the curriculum at AAPS. There isn’t just one correct way to train staff. Every team is different, so managers need to be flexible and prepared to adapt to different personalities and learning styles. However, there are a few tips and tricks that can help you to motivate your team to generate the.. READ MORE »
A quick look at the Ontario Cannabis Store’s site shows that it carries products from over 60 brands, including various strains, extracts, vaporizers, and other cannabis-related products. This display of inventory is an important component to any kind of retail shop If you are interested in opening a cannabis retail store in Ontario, you may be thinking about store design and layout, or the brands you are interested in carrying.With the right industry training, you canmake sure you are prepared to manage inventory.Why is this important? Achieving a good display and the right combination of products necessitates proper inventory management… READ MORE »
If you’re interested in cannabis retail, whether as an owner, manager, or retail worker, product knowledge is important. It makes sense to make product knowledge part of your preparation to work in the cannabis industry. Confident product knowledge will help sales and make customers feel assured about what they are purchasing. Keep reading to learn the difference between CBD derived from hemp plants versus CBD from cannabis plants. Know What CBD Is Before Your Cannabis Retailer Training Cannabidol is commonly referred to as CBD and is found in the trichomes of cannabis plants. It is the most common type of.. READ MORE »
If you’re looking to get a cannabis retailer certification soon, you may be interested to learn about the many capabilities of seed to sale software. Read on!
In October 2019, the “second wave” of cannabis legalization in Canada will take place. With it, edibles, vaping products, and drinks will go on sale. The introduction of these products brings more regulations and rules into play, as currently only dried and fresh cannabis, oil, plants, and seeds are allowed. Some of these rules will apply to how cannabis-infused drinks can be named. Using words like “beer” and “wine” will not be permitted, as they are seen as easily confused with alcoholic beverages. Read on for more about these rules, why they are in place and how they relate to.. READ MORE »
The cannabis plant contains more than 100 chemical compounds called cannabinoids, but by far the two most well-known are tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). If you’re considering a career in cannabis retail, chances are you’ll encounter many customers who have heard about THC and CBD and want to know what they are and how they work. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misunderstanding and misinformation surrounding these two cannabinoids. So let’s take a look at what these two cannabinoids can actually do. Students in Cannabis Retailer Training Should Understand CBD’s Health Benefits CBD has become extremely popular in recent years.. READ MORE »
The provincial government has long promised that all employees of cannabis retail stores, including those who hold a Retail Store Authorization or a Cannabis Retail Manager Licence, will have to pass an employee training program approved by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO). Recently, the details of that training program, which is called CannSell Certification, were announced. Let’s take a look at what this certification program covers and what it means for anyone interested in opening a cannabis dispensary. CannSell Certification Takes 4 Hours and Can Be Taken Entirely Online The CannSell Certification is offered through cannabis technology.. READ MORE »
Do you dream of running your own cannabis dispensary? Check out these four key points that anyone who wants to open a cannabis dispensary should know about.