Cannabis Dispensary

Legal Marijuana Presents Challenges for Dispensaries

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Dispensary owners need to plan ahead and keep up with new laws and rules to help protect their stores and overall business. Cannabis now being legal in California has changed the way customers and dispensary owners will act moving forward.   More Security With new laws come many changes, and dispensaries need to have more security. Many of the major security companies have ignored (or just said no) California dispensaries simply because they don't want to deal with the "red tape" and drama that still exists within the marijuana dispensary industry. Meeting the new security guidelines is not only for...

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Set Up A POS System At Your Marijuana Dispensary

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Getting the permit, finding the retail store to buy or rent, hiring staff, are all important things, but once your doors are open for business you'll need to be organized when it comes to tracking sales and customers, etc. And that is where a Point-Of-Sale System - POS - is very important. Patient Database Having all your customer data readily available can greatly improve your business and profits. The right POS will let you easily import and export your patient details in case you need to change your POS System. Uploading CSV files with patient data will allow the dispensary...

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4 Techniques to Increase Customer Retention at Cannabis Dispensaries

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  Every business needs regular customers. The advantage of repeat customers is that you can count on some consistency. Although it is also beneficial to always be acquiring new customers (from a variety of sources), many small businesses survive on their repeat customers. In order to attract regular and loyal customers, you must go way beyond the first impression. Even things like having a smart safe in your dispensary, can help make employees and customers feel safer knowing that cash isn't sitting all over the place (attracting thieves). Efficiency will increase if you apply the techniques at the same time...

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7 Metrics That Matter For Marijuana Dispensaries

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  Some metrics are fundamental for the development of strategies and decision making, especially for new dispensaries where every $ counts. If you want to increase sales in your business, you must pay close attention to certain details. Below we discuss six crucial metrics that should be examined. This analysis will allow you to create strategies that help achieve a significant increase in the sales at your dispensary. What Budtenders Sell The Most It's important to know which employees (budtenders) sell the most product and actually have a following or customer base that comes back to see them. You might...

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How Your Dispensary Can Make an Impression on First Time Patients

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  First impressions are critical. The first impression is the most important of all, but in the companies and in the shops, the methods used are different from those elsewhere. Companies and businesses must leave a positive and lasting first impression, so that these new customers become regular customers. And since there are always new clients, companies must always be prepared to leave a good first impression. Even things that speed up taking cash from customers, like a cash discriminator can make a customers visit more pleasant. It is for this reason that this article offers you some tips so...

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