Getting Ready For Hall of Flowers: Your Cannametrics Companion Guide

Cannametrics is here to help you prepare!

We are just one week away from Canada’s very first Hall of Flowers trade show event happening this September 13 & 14 at Toronto’s Encare Centre. Cannametrics has been working hard to prepare and support all cannabis participants attending Hall of Flowers. As the official business-intelligence tech partner, Cannametrics continues to promote the ease of access to Product Data between Retailers and Producers. 

How is Cannametrics helping to prepare Retailers for Hall of Flowers?

1. Highlighting Producers that are participating in Hall of Flowers

Retailers with a Cannametrics account can see which Producers (and their products) are featured in Hall of Flowers tradeshow. 

We’ve added a “Hall of Flowers” tag on all participating Producers and have organized them based on provincial availability.

2. Retailers can also access the full list of HoF participating Producers and their products all under one list by going to the Hall of Flowers tab.

3. Have customized lists on Cannametrics? Retailers can easily see which products of their interest belong to Producers participating in Hall of Flowers.

We’ve simplified the ways in which Retailers can keep tabs on their Producers’ offerings.

Did we mention that all Canadian Retailers get a free account on Cannametrics? Retailers can sign up for their free account hassle-free here.

Product Data + Hall of Flower = Retailer Success

Cannametrics is thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with Hall of Flowers and our good friends at Vetrina Group. This event is focused on creating connections between Producer and Retailer buyers, and Cannametrics is doing what we do best; facilitating those connections through our incredible tech platform. We ensure both parties to have access to data they need to have fruitful conversations. 

Cannametrics is the go-to platform ensuring Retailers are equipped with the data they need to not only run a profitable business but have data informed conversations with Producers including:

If you haven’t applied for tickets yet NOW is the time. Did we mention that Retailers are entitled to 2 free tickets (for every province you work in). 

Register here

Know Your Producers

If you are a retailer going to the Hall of Flowers event, here’s a list of Producers you can talk to and prepare yourself better. 

  • Table Top
  • -ness
  • SuperFlower
  • Dunn Cannabis
  • BZAM
  • Snackbar
  • Pure Sunfarms
  • Back Forty
  • Dosecann
  • Foray
  • Kolab
  • Spinach
  • Cove
  • Harts
  • Avana
  • Re+play
  • Roilty
  • CannMart Inc
  • Motif
  • Collective Project
  • TGOD – The Green Organic Dutchman
  • Highly Dutch Organic
  • Ripple
  • WYLD
  • Fuego
  • Vida
  • Glow
  • Hustle & Shake
  • Joints
  • Bravo 6
  • XPLOR
  • Evanesce Farms
  • Phyto Extractions
  • FIGR
  • Thrive Cannabis
  • Daily Special
  • Aurora Drift
  • Being
  • High North Laboratories
  • Puff Corp.
  • PUFFCO
  • Hara Brands
  • Supply Goody
  • Kinloch Wellness
  • Jupiter Research
  • CCELL
  • Heritage
  • RHO Phyto
  • Buddy Blooms
  • Countryside Cannabis
  • Hunny Pot
  • Carmel Cannabis
  • Nature’s Canopy House
  • 7ACRES
  • DNA Genetics
  • DOJA
  • Tweed
  • Green Monké
  • Nuveev
  • Weed Me
  • Canopy Growth
  • MediPharm Labs
  • Harts
  • Whistler Cannabis Co.
  • Greybeard
  • San Rafael ’71
  • Divvy
  • RAD
  • Pura Vida
  • White Rabbit OG
  • PureFarma
  • Violet Tourist
  • Premium 5
  • Auxly
  • Cronos
  • Pure Earth
  • Harts
  • Perennial Brands
  • Green Pac Supply
  • Airbuds
  • Aleafia Health
  • Sunday Market

Furthermore, Cannametrics is partnered with a few of these Producers and you can find their advanced products and batch level data on Cannametrics.io

However, if your favourite Producer is not already on Cannametrics, don’t be afraid to ask them to join so that they can start sharing their batch-level data! 

Cannametrics will be present at Hall of Flowers and will be available to activate FREE accounts for Retailers.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Questions? Please email Alix from Hall of Flowers team or one of the show’s presenting sponsors; Krista Raymer from the Vetrina Group or Jay Rosenthal.

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Hall of Flowers Toronto

Why you should make the trip!

For the first time the iconic, industry-leading cannabis retail trade show, Hall of Flowers, will be coming to Canada on September 13 & 14.

Cannametrics is excited to annouce its partnership with Hall of Flowers and will be present to connect with everyone!

This industry only B2B tradeshow has been designed to facilitate and strengthen relationships and partnerships between cannabis brands and retailers.

See for yourself:

Different from previous Canadian conferences, this is retail-focused. Brands exhibit while retail decision-makers travel the floor, hang out, and build relationships and partnerships. 

How is it different?

Did we mention the complimentary tickets for Retailers?

Two free tickets per retailer (for every province you work in). Register here

Tickets are not unlimited

So grab them while you can!

Questions? Please email Alix from Hall of Flowers team or one of the show’s presenting sponsors; Krista Raymer from the Vetrina Group or Jay Rosenthal.

More exciting announcements coming soon!

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How We Got to Drinkable Cannabis

How We Got to Drinkable Cannabis

Technology has changed the way we can deliver cannabinoids and cut the onset time down from potential hours to minutes.   

Cannabis-infused beverages, as we know them today, were not always possible because cannabinoids like THC aren’t naturally water-soluble. To get to where we are today has required significant innovation on the part of beverage makers who have overcome challenges to deliver a truly state of the art cannabis experience. 

Unlike smoking or vaping, the direct ingestion of cannabinoids in their normal state leads to delayed effects and low absorption, so much so that only a small fraction of what you consume reaches your bloodstream and has the desired effect. In the past, traditionally cannabis beverages like bhang relied on combining cannabinoids with fats and were essentially the same delivery route as traditional edibles, with the same challenges of slow onset and difficulty with dosing. 

To solve these problems and usher in a new era of drinkable cannabis, innovators like HYTN are using high-tech nanotechnology to deliver consistent, cannabis beverage experiences with a rapid onset and predictable peak.

What Are Cannabis Nanoemulsions?

Nanotechnology deals with things on a very small scale. How small? We’re talking nanometers. Consider that a sheet of paper is about 100,000 nanometers thick. 

In the cannabis industry, nanotech is increasingly used to help cannabinoids (which are lipophilic, fat-liking compounds) blend in water and improve their absorption.

The most popular approach is to create nanoemulsions where cannabinoid droplets are broken down to nano size and wrapped in a layer of emulsifying agents to form tiny spheres. This allows them to disperse in water, making transparent, effective cannabis-infused beverages a reality. The same process can also be used for other products, such as tinctures, capsules, and topicals.

But that’s not the only advantage of nanoemulsions. By reducing particle size and increasing surface area, they also greatly increase and speed up the absorption of cannabinoids. That’s why properly-formulated nano beverages can have more consistent, fast-acting, and potent effects, as well as a longer shelf life. 

For example, two recent studies found that the same doses of THC and CBD delivered in a nano-based formula had significantly higher and faster absorption in healthy adults than standard formulations.

Similarly, a 2019 study of a CBD nanoemulsion in rats reported that it had greater absorption and reduced the time to peak effects by a factor of 3 compared to CBD oil.

"The most popular approach is to create nanoemulsions where cannabinoid droplets are broken down to nano size and wrapped in a layer of emulsifying agents to form tiny spheres. This allows them to disperse in water, making transparent, effective cannabis-infused beverages a reality."

HYTN Elevation Technology

HYTN’s proprietary Elevation Technology® uses a high-tech ultrasonic approach, which has the benefit of creating nanoemulsions with smaller droplet sizes and greater stability ideal for delivering cannabinoids. 

High-intensity ultrasound equipment is used to create soundwaves that break down cannabis extract droplets into nano-sized particles smaller than 100 nanometers, which are then encapsulated in an emulsifier.

These nanoparticles are evenly suspended in water, creating clear, odorless, and almost tasteless cannabis nanoemulsions that can be blended into beverages. They can also be used for edibles and even topicals. 

HYTN is also unique for the level of care they put into their products. Using their own dynamic light-scattering equipment to measure the size, distribution, and stability of its nanoemulsions, they are performing next-level quality assurance so that consumers know they are getting the best possible results. 

Beverages made with HYTN’s method can be felt as quickly as 10 minutes, whereas standard edibles and drinks can take anywhere from 30 minutes to 2 hours to kick in. They also provide consistent, predictable effects, taking the guesswork out of figuring out your dosage. That’s especially important for a product containing THC since overdosing on edibles is a common problem.

See all of HYTNs innovative beverages on Cannametrics.

HYTN's Product Preview

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NEW Producer Announcement: Sitka Weedworks joins Cannametrics!

We are pleased to announce that Sitka Weedworks is now sharing comprehensive batch-level product information and digital assets with you on Producer Connect. Sitka Weedworks’ brands include Sitka Micro and Greenade.

Check out their products on the Products page or send them a message from the Messages page to connect with them directly.

Sitka Weedworks' Product Preview

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From Sitka Weedworks

Sitka WeedWorks is devoted to bringing the best legacy weed to the white market. Sitka is excited to be Canada’s only LP to have its own Canna Park that will be home to over 50 individually licensed Micro Cultivators. Sitka made the decision several years ago to forgo building its own large grow facility for a smaller one and use its cannabis zoned land to help black market growers get into the white market. Located on Vancouver Island, everything about Sitka is legacy, from our own master grower and micro growers to our packagers and pre-rollers. We pride ourselves on fostering a team that wants to provide the best consumer experience possible, we love what we do and want it to show in our products. We are committed to supporting the “ground breakers” of the industry and legitimizing the white market by bringing true premium quad cannabis to Canada.

From Sitka Micro

Sitka Micro Collection was created to provide legacy growers a place to thrive as they transition into the white market. The growers under the Sitka Micro Collection are a community of legacy growers that strive to provide premium cannabis and an exceptional consumer experience. Each grower in the park has been hand selected and vetted to ensure the highest quality products and unique growing skills. No two growers are the same, each one bringing their own flavour. These growers specialize in small batch limited edition crops; the attention to detail and love for their crops is unparalleled. There is a master grower for every 2000 square feet of canopy, with each plant getting the daily attention needed to produce the best product. Sitka is keeping it old school and allowing the pioneers to do what they do best… Grow Awesome Weed. And we are lucky enough to share it with all of Canada.

From Greenade

Greenade is Sitka’s in-house brand that has brought the legendary reputation of the BC legacy market to white market.; bringing the quality of the past to the uncultivated opportunities of the present. For example, our own team is led by 15-year legacy Master Grower, Jesse Younker. As well, Greenade is used to help other legacy-founded LP’s get to market. Sitka features some of the best legendary growers on the West Coast under its Greenade brand. We take pride in being the best; producing craft cannabis, grown with care, and processed by hand at every step. It’s our commitment to ensure you get the high-quality flower from the past! Sitka and Greenade is where legends come to grow.

More exciting announcements coming soon!

What is CBN (Cannabinol)? Here Are the Basics

Although THC and CBD have received most of the attention, cannabis contains many other beneficial cannabinoids. One such compound is cannabinol (CBN).

Unlike most of its cousins, CBN is made through the breakdown of another cannabinoid: THC. That’s why you’ll find more CBN in aged cannabis that’s been exposed to oxygen.

CBN is a non-intoxicating cannabinoid with many potential benefits. But there’s a good deal of misinformation floating around it.

CBN and Sleep: More Myth Than Science

In the past few years, CBN went from relative obscurity to becoming a popular sleep aid.

But this reputation is largely based on anecdotes rather than scientific evidence. It all started when some people noticed that aged cannabis made them more sleepy. Since old cannabis has more CBN, they assumed it was the compound responsible. 

But we don’t know that for certain. According to leading cannabis researcher Dr. Ethan Russo, CBN doesn’t have any notable sedating effects. He believes that aged cannabis makes you sleepy because it contains more sedating terpenes.

Research has also failed to prove that CBN helps you sleep. One 1975 study found that CBN enhanced the sleep-inducing effects of THC, possibly through the entourage effect. But CBN by itself didn’t cause any drowsiness.

Meanwhile, a 2021 review paper criticized claims that CBN has sleep-promoting effects, concluding that “there is insufficient published evidence to support sleep-related claims.” 

The bottom line is that solid evidence is needed before we can confirm that CBN is the rockstar sleep aid some make it out to be.

Other CBN Benefits

Studies have also shown that CBN has other possible benefits, including neuroprotective, anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving, antibacterial, and appetite-stimulating effects.

But more research is needed before we understand its potential uses as well as CBD and THC.

CBN vs. CBD

CBN and CBD have a lot in common. They won’t get you high and boast a long list of potential benefits, many of which overlap. But there are some key differences. 

For one, whereas CBN can increase appetite, CBD seems to have the opposite effect. CBD is also much easier to source because it’s found in large amounts in hemp.

Meanwhile, CBN is a minor cannabinoid that’s typically found in small concentrations in cannabis (unless it’s been exposed to oxygen).

CBN: More Research is Needed

Interest in CBN, CBG, and other minor cannabinoids is growing. CBN is particularly popular as a sleep aid, although it may have other benefits.

But there isn’t much evidence that CBN promotes sleep. If you do want to give it a try, be sure to choose a full-spectrum product that contains CBD, THC, and other cannabinoids. 

The only relevant study found that CBN enhanced THC’s sedation, suggesting that CBN may strengthen the sleep-promoting effects of other cannabinoids.

You won’t find many cannabis strains with significant amounts of CBN. Instead, CBN is usually combined with CBD and other hemp cannabinoids in tinctures, edibles, and other concentrated products.

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NEW Producer Announcement: Origine Nature joins Cannametrics!

Our producer list has another great addition.

Cannametrics welcomes Fleurs de Lise by Origine Nature to the platform!

The Fleurs de Lise line is made up of high-quality, recreational, craft cannabis and is grown carefully and responsibly, based on tried-and-true agricultural methods. Created and produced by Origine Nature, a pioneer in Quebec.
 
Fleurs de Lise is now sharing comprehensive batch-level product information and digital assets with you on Producer Connect.
 

Check out their products on the Products page or send them a message from the Messages page to connect with them directly.

Fleurs de Lise Products

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From Origine Nature

At Origine Nature, our team understands the plant and its needs. Thanks to years of experience, passion and respect for everything we do, we have been able to grow cannabis that makes us proud.

Proudly grown in Quebec
Origine Nature was founded in 2017 and is located in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, in the heart of the Laurentians. The company is one of the founding members of the Association québécoise de l’Industrie du cannabis (AQIC).

Our purpose is to make everyone feel great, all we do is to bring happy moments for our employees, our partners, our investors, our suppliers and our families.

Social Consciousness
We want to build connections with our teammates, grasp the value of listening, weave into the fabrics of our corporate culture, and understand that everyone’s story matters. We’re all in this as one! And together, we are stronger.

Passion
We wake up in the morning inspired to go to work and contribute to the growth of this rapidly expanding industry. There’s nothing we won’t do to be number one on the market. We love new ideas and challenges! We Bring. It. On.

Community
This is our own adventure ! We want to share good times and celebrate important milestones with our family and friends. Realizing that we’ve accomplished something so awesome together is much more rewarding.

Street Smarts
Here’s our best piece of advice to our team: know your shit. Our your personal growth. Embrace change. Be on top of your game. Start now. We paved our own way and we’ll keep doing so to shape the future and continue to be the leaders in our field!

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Aqualitas Inc. is growing!

Our producer list has another great addition.

Cannametrics is proud to have Aqualitas’ newest brand, Current, join the platform!

Aqualitas has expanded their offerings! As a compliment to their existing brand Reef Organic, they’re proud to launch Current; a highly curated collective of craft growers from across the country. With exciting new cultivars and innovative formats, these passionate growers consistently deliver top-shelf cannabis sought after by cannabis enthusiasts, just like you. Whether you’re on the hunt for the latest, fresh buzz or an avid supporter of the craft cannabis movement, Current is your new wave to ride home on. 
 
Aqualitas is now sharing comprehensive batch-level product information and digital assets for both Current and Reef Organic with you on Producer Connect.
 

Check out their products on the Products page or send them a message from the Messages page to connect with them directly.

From Current

For the thrill-seekers and the adventurers. The ones who love the chase and savour the catch. When you’re in the mood for a higher-quality high, light into Current – unique, small-batch cultivars specially selected from among the top craft growers across Canada.

For our premier product, we’re thrilled to introduce Layer Cake, by Origin Coast. Licensed in February 2021 for micro cultivation and processing, Origin Coast grows unique cultivars in their purpose-built facility on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Led by Head Growers Jeff and Sean, who have a combined 35 years of cannabis cultivation experience, Origin Coast uses soil-less mediums and a bespoke approach tailoring the growing conditions for each cultivar, according to its needs. This results: top-shelf craft cannabis that’s bursting with flavour, and delivers long-lasting effects.

Current and Reef Organic

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NEW Producer Announcement: THC BioMed & THC Kiss Join Cannametrics!

We are pleased to announce that THC BioMed  and THC Kiss are now sharing comprehensive batch-level product information and digital assets with you on Producer Connect.

Check out their products on the Products page or send them a message from the Messages page to connect with them directly.

From THC BioMed

THC BIOMED BRAND STORY 

A recipient of a rare exemption research 56 license, THC BioMed is one of the pioneers to research and study cannabis since its founding in 2012 by John Miller. Through years of experience, THC BioMed’s team of experts has perfected the art of cultivating only the highest quality cannabis grown indoors in beautiful Kelowna, British Columbia. THC BioMed passionately grows its strains organically, with the purest of nutrients and without the use of pesticides or other exogenous chemicals. 

We are not just Canada’s oldest licensed producer. We offer a wide variety of medicinal genetics of dried flowers and innovative edible options. Today, our products are accessible to all medical patients around Canada via our web store, and we are present in dispensaries in five Canadian provinces (BC, ON, SK, YT, and MB). THC Biomed is traded on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the ticker, THC (CNSX: THC).

Our focus is to offer customers the highest quality cannabis at a price that is affordable for everyone.

CULTIVATION

Unlike many LPs, THC BioMed cultivates its flowers in small batches, so everything is closely monitored. Growing in such a highly controlled environment gives the company unparalleled power to regulate all aspects of the growing cycle. The plants are only grown indoors in small rooms with the desired light, temperature, and humidity. Each plant is hand watered. There are absolutely no pesticides, and critters are kept away by physical means and tightly sealed rooms. Every lot is subject to Health Canada’s standardized testing requirements.

The process is mainly done by hand, from cannabis harvesting to live flower trimming. The product is laid to dry on trays and further trimmed by hand. After drying, the flower is cured for several weeks before final inspection, testing, and then packaging. 

THC BioMed’s Landrace strains are proprietary strains with genetics that originated from Africa. For consistency, the plant environment is replicated like its origin to achieve the same growth and development as its original natural habitat.

THC BioMed created its unique strain of Landraces by taking two landrace strains (both sourced from each strain, where they have carefully selected the best performing batch in terms of effectiveness and consistency in results) and creating a hybrid strain. The new strain is then introduced to environments that resemble that of both parents as closely as possible. After being subjected to this environment through several generations, THC BioMed created a hybrid landrace. With this method, our hybrid Landraces have a long-lasting and uplifting effect compared with the rest.

THC BioMed Product Preview

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THC Kiss Product Preview

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From THC Kiss

THC KISS BRAND STORY 

THC Kiss is the edibles product line of THC BioMed. When it launched the innovative THC Kiss Beverage Shot in 2018, it became a bestseller among THC BioMed medical clients. So in Q4 of 2020, THC BioMed introduced its edibles product line to the recreational market, THC Kiss, because legend tells that its effects can transfer through a kiss! 

All THC Kiss products are full-spectrum, made with THC Sativa Landrace extraction, and come with a total of 10mg THC. What makes THC Kiss great is it contains just as much THC as higher-priced edibles, and there is absolutely no bitter after-taste! The full effects (body and mind) of THC Kiss can act as quickly as ten minutes from consumption. 

Today, the THC Kiss product line consists of THC Kiss Guava and Mango beverage shots, THC Kiss Strawberry and Orange Gummies, and THC Kiss Cocoa, Shortbread, and Cinnamon Biscuits. The THC KISS beverage and gummies are free of gluten, nuts, and alcohol, while the biscuits are free of nuts and alcohol. 

We believe edible cannabis should be a pleasant and satisfying experience, so we’re working continuously on expanding THC Kiss with more flavors and products, all at affordable price points!

EXTRACTION

THC BioMed uses a unique proprietary extraction method that allows the products to remain full spectrum. The terpenes are from cannabis, so there are no extra terpenes added.

THC BIOMED BRAND STORY 

THC BioMed’s unique selling point is it offers the best possible products for the lowest possible price. 

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Fleurish Cannabis is Growing!

How well do you know your Fleurish products?

Cannametrics is proud to have Fleurish Cannabis and Growtown Cannabis products on the platform!

Fleurish Cannabis shares comprehensive batch-level product information and digital assets with you on Producer Connect for it’s Fleurish brand, and now it’s all new Growtown lineup!

Check out their products on the Products page or send them a message from the Messages page to connect with them directly.

Fleurish is proud to be a Craft Grower here in Eastern Ontario, growing exceptional strains cultivated for everyone, but targeted towards women. You have known and loved their products across Canada for over a year now, and today we are excited to announce the next evolution of Fleurish’s offering under a new brand – Growtown!

From Growtown Cannabis

Unique Products

Growtown is Fleurish’s new and unique brand, launching with a focus on finding, curating, and celebrating extraordinary, rare, and of course, quality cannabis products. Unlike Fleurish, as we are not strictly the grower of our products, we feel that the products we have found deserve to be in your stores and in front of your customers. Small micro growers with a ton of passion, but not necessarily the scale, unique cultivars brand new to Canada that can’t launch on their own, and more are what we are excited to bring you. On top of that, we have some truly impressive craft processing for those new and unique extract products that we are looking forward to building into 2022.

We are incredibly excited to launch with a seller favourite – a clear and straightforward ultra-high THC (30%+) indica flower from a local grower here in Ontario. Following on this product’s heels will be a pure CBG flower in our “highly unique” category and a pure CBD flower grown and cared for by the most industrious one-person show we have ever seen!

Community Driven

We recognize that not all cannabis products are created equally. That is why we are committed to bringing a wide array of quality cannabis products to all provinces. Starting with Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan, and Ontario in the Spring, we will be looking to bring these products to the rest of the provinces in 2022!

The other part of a community-driven business is then listening and implementing your feedback. We listened and implemented small case sizes with Fleurish and are keeping to that with Growtown. We heard Saskatchewan wanted specific pack sizes for our pre-rolls, and we are sticking to it. We heard Manitoba wanted new dried formats, and even though you fine folks are the only people in Canada who order it, we’re doing it! 

What works in Edmonton, Alberta, isn’t always what Nipawin, Saskatchewan, is looking for. Especially when it comes to unique offerings like whole flower CBG (and pre-rolls), finding the correct formats for your local community is key to both of our successes. We are committed to offering you the best selection upfront and then listening and acting on your feedback wherever possible to deliver the perfect product to your customers.

Evolving Opportunities

Our goal is to bring new products, new insights, and new ideas with the Growtown brand. We will work hard to sift through the latest and upcoming research on the major and minor cannabinoids, new products, and trends, and then simplify it down to a level your budtenders and customers can quickly grasp. Evolving information also means changing products. We are very excited to try some (under the cap for now!) new products out so that when we try launching something the market has never seen, you can be confident that your customers are getting what they paid for.

Research like this won’t be an overnight process, but we are committed to being more than just another brand of weed.

Follow Growtown Cannabis

Fleurish Cannabis Product Preview

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Growtown Cannabis Product Preview

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How to Manage Your Inventory Better With Our NEW Retailer Dashboard V2

How Cannabis Retailers in Canada can now save time and money on inventory management

We know Retailers experience pain points in overseeing every single product the performance of every single product in their store. “Which products are contributing to my revenue? Which aren’t? What’s moving slowly out the door? How many days worth of stock do I have left of every product?” These challenges are echoed throughout the Cannabis retailer industry. We’ve listened to over 900 Retailers within our network and we’ve built a solution to tackle these obstacles they face on a day to day basis.

Version 2 of the retailer Insights Dashboard launches today and we can’t wait to share it with you. It’s one of the most powerful and easy to use tools to enter the industry — designed based on hundreds of hours of conversations with Retailers.

“The Retailer Dashboard provides analytics and insights based on a real-time analysis of inventory and sales velocity so that Retailers know exactly which products are driving the bottom line and ensure they don’t run out of these key products. Our dashboard takes the guessing and opinions out of the equation so that decisions can be based on actual data.”
Gerrit Van Woudenberg
Chief Technology Officer at Cannametrics

How much time would it save to always have your key insights at a glance?

Here’s what we've added to version 2:

  • Tracks every product’s performance ranked in a list by product category. Also provides sales by units per day to give you the most accurate representation and forecast!
  • Identifies the best selling and worst selling products based on sales velocity
  • Swiftly identify and forecast which products are about to stock out and analyze the products that you’re overstocked on
  • Ranks products that are about to run out of stock & what is overstocked by calculating the day’s worth of product left based on their daily sell rate 

 

  • Provides strong product references to suggest to consumers when a product is sold out

As we launch the second version of the insights dashboard, we had an opportunity to sit down with Chief Technology Officer, Gerrit Van Woudenberg to talk about what he and the team have built and where it is going.

Q: How has POS integration changed the way Cannametrics provides Retailers with insights and solutions?

Prior to POS integrations, we had always been focused on the core value proposition of our platform, to provide transparency and key product data to Retailers. We’ve known for a long time that there would be a tremendous power in combining this data with real-time sales but I don’t think we truly understood the impact of cross-linking the data and how much opportunity exists to provide insights to Retailers that are not available anywhere else.

Q: What problems are the new features solving for our Retailers?

One of the main issues was Retailers being able to see what their best performing and worst performing products are in their inventory. On the Retailer Dashboard, we’re calling those the “Best Movers” and “Worst Movers”. We automate inventory tracking and have identified these for Retailers to empower them to cast data driven decisions regarding how they stock their inventory and what they should keep.

The other major component that we wanted to solve for Retailers is to help them with their reordering. The Retailer Dashboard provides the inventories, the current number in stock, and the sales velocity of these products. Once you have that data as a retailer, you’ll know what you need to order and how many, because it’s based on actual data. 

The final element here is overstock. The Dashboard can also inform Retailers what products they can put on clearance based on data-driven stock out projections.

It’s important to me that data is easy to be read and understood. We wanted to capture all of the usable information and transform it into a simple, easy-to-use interface. Everything that we have built is pre-configured, self-intuitive, and approachable for users of any tech background. Ultimately, we wanted the tool to be a joy to use.

"Ultimately, we wanted the tool to be a joy to use."
Gerrit Van Woudenberg
Chief Technology Officer

What’s next? How would you see the retailer dashboard evolving? Are there any spoilers you can give us?

This is just the beginning, we are always striving to add value to our Retailers and have some really exciting things in store.

One of the big ones is providing insights at the budtender level, including their performance. 

In our research, Retailers have also told us that they want to see provincial/geographical trends of best/worst products and we will have solutions for that as well.

Overall, experiencing the Retailer Dashboard V2 has been quite joyous for me. I’ve really enjoyed going through it and putting myself in the shoes of a Retailer. It’s simple to use, but the insights are very, very powerful. This is one of the things that we’ve built at Cannametrics that I feel is the most useful. I’m really excited for Retailers to get to use this.

The Retailer Dashboard is ready for you

Retailers with Cannametrics Premium can now take advantage of this incredible Dashboard on Cannametrics. We believe Retailers deserve the tools to view their store’s performance with seamless accessibility. Transparency has always been our core value and we’re proud to be providing Retailers with the tools to transparently view the essential business intelligence they need to succeed.

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