MJ Unpacked, in partnership with BDSA, is a series of 3D virtual summits designed exclusively for cannabis retail and brand executives. MJ Unpacked delivers state-market specific actionable intel, best practices, and an exhibit of new products. Collaborate online with your peers to address your unique challenges and ignite innovation that keeps your business moving forward.

Read More

Whether driven by the desire to try new, exciting brands or the increased focus on local companies, the beverage alcohol market has seen the craft segment command a growing share of consumers’ dollar spends. Adding another layer to this market has been the growing state legalization of cannabis-infused alcoholic beverages. In this webinar, you will…

Read More

MJ Unpacked, in partnership with BDSA, is a series of 3D virtual summits designed exclusively for cannabis retail and brand executives. MJ Unpacked delivers state-market specific actionable intel, best practices, and an exhibit of new products. Collaborate online with your peers to address your unique challenges and ignite innovation that keeps your business moving forward.…

Read More

BOULDER, Colo., May 5, 2020 — BDSA (formerly BDS Analytics), the leader in comprehensive, accurate and actionable cannabis market intelligence and consumer research, announced today that Illinois retail cannabis sales exceeded $188 million in the first quarter of 2020, reflecting adult-use sales of $109.96 million and medical sales of $78.2 million. This year’s sales are projected…

Read More

State Status This page will be updated as new information becomes available. As Americans endure another week under the restrictions set by  government bodies as a result of the COVID-19 virus pandemic, many businesses have been forced to address their “essential” status, forcing many to temporarily close or adjust operations. While most adult-use legal cannabis…

Read More
Cannabis Retail BDS Analytics

Cannabis is perhaps the most exciting retail opportunity to hit U.S. markets in decades. The lucrative combination of rapid sales growth, an ever-expanding customer base and government-enforced protection against mass-retail has resulted in a unique market that is unlikely to be replicated anytime soon. For more than a decade, State governments have dictated cannabis legalization,…

Read More
Top 5 BDS Analytics

To some, cannabis and exercise may seem like an unlikely pairing. But those in the know understand that cannabis in its various forms can serve as a great pre, during, or post-workout supplement. These Top 5 insights from BDS Analytics counter the “lazy stoner” stereotype and show that cannabis often is a welcome addition to…

Read More

The latest Cannabis Intelligence Briefing from Arcview Market Research and BDS Analytics: CBD: Cannabidiol Escapes the Dispensary details CBD’s move from legal cannabis dispensaries to the general retail market. At present, the bulk (65%) of the $1.9 billion in annual spending on CBD products in the U.S. takes place through licensed dispensaries in legal cannabis states.…

Read More
4/20 BDS Analytics

The holiday always stokes robust sales. But this year’s 4/20? It’s gonna be big. We anticipate more than $100 million in sales on pot’s big day, making it the largest day of sales since dispensaries first started selling cannabis legally. The history-making sales projection revolves in part around the thousands of dispensaries now open nationwide.…

Read More

Pre-rolled joints experienced huge growth during 2016, with sales of $158 million between Colorado, Washington and Oregon, representing growth of 149 percent compared to 2015. In Colorado, sales were up by 61 percent, in Washington by 278 percent and in Oregon by a jaw-dropping 282 percent. But so far, at least, 2017 is not turning…

Read More