Dispensaries have come a long way since Colorado opened its first recreational cannabis shop in January of 2014. Back then, the vast majority of sales were flower, and shop interiors often felt more like pawn shops than retail oases. Things have changed dramatically. A wild diversity of professionally branded products now line shelves —…

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We saw it last year for our big national holiday, and it visits us again (to a lesser extent) this year: 4/20 falls in the middle of the week (on Thursday). Sales on 4/20 itself, of course, are a big deal to the industry — last year Colorado consumers spent $7.47 million on 4/20, making…

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  Sales of topical cannabis products grew rapidly in Colorado, Washington and Oregon during 2016, rising from $14.42 million in 2015 to $26.39 million last year. That year-to-year 83 percent boost in dollar sales is impressive, although the topicals market remains a relatively small slice of the $2.33 billion cannabis pie (mmm … cannabis pie).…

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By Claire Kaufmann and Tom Jones January 9, 2016 | BDSAnalytics.com As if the OLCC’s administrative hurdles weren’t enough, BDS Analytics reports that the industry continues to suffer under new testing and packaging regulations. Oregon’s cannabis dispensary sales declined a full 12 percent from October to November of 2016.  November’s $27 million in combined medical…

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NCIA members to receive free access to BDS Analytics’ GreenEdge™ cannabis sales dataset Denver, Co. – Members of the National Cannabis Industry Association will be getting a valuable new benefit, thanks to a ground-breaking partnership with leading cannabis market intelligence firm BDS Analytics. Beginning in June 2016, NCIA member-businesses will receive free interactive access to crucial market…

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NCIA members to receive free access to BDS Analytics’ GreenEdge™ cannabis sales dataset Denver, Co. – Members of the National Cannabis Industry Association will be getting a valuable new benefit, thanks to a ground-breaking partnership with leading cannabis market intelligence firm BDS Analytics. Beginning in June 2016, NCIA member-businesses will receive free interactive access to crucial market…

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Concentrate sales growth trounces flower, industry grows by 35 percent FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Douglas Brown, Contact High Communications, doug@contacthighco.com  303-241-0141 Boulder, Colorado — April 14, 2016 — Colorado’s cannabis dispensaries generated $93 million in February sales this year, a 35% increase over last February, according to data provided by Boulder-based BDS Analytics, a firm…

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Concentrate sales growth trounces flower, industry grows by 35 percent FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Douglas Brown, Contact High Communications, doug@contacthighco.com  303-241-0141 Boulder, Colorado — April 14, 2016 — Colorado’s cannabis dispensaries generated $93 million in February sales this year, a 35% increase over last February, according to data provided by Boulder-based BDS Analytics, a firm…

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Cannabis industry’s best source of retail sales data analytics investigates sales from last year’s celebration, looks ahead to this month’s party FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Douglas Brown, Contact High Communications, doug@contacthighco.com  303-241-0141 Boulder, Colorado — April 8, 2016 — Hallmark hasn’t leveraged its formidable marketing muscle to promote 4/20 — not yet, at least. Nevertheless,…

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Cannabis industry’s best source of retail sales data analytics investigates sales from last year’s celebration, looks ahead to this month’s party FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Douglas Brown, Contact High Communications, doug@contacthighco.com  303-241-0141 Boulder, Colorado — April 8, 2016 — Hallmark hasn’t leveraged its formidable marketing muscle to promote 4/20 — not yet, at least. Nevertheless,…

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