Retail operators throughout the cannabis industry can expect the most up-to-date sessions filled with data and consumer retail trends, pricing and purchasing tactics, retail expansion strategies, fresh marketing/branding insights, and more. At MJBizCon, you can expect to learn from and connect with leaders in the cannabis retail space.
From the Ground Up: Launching a Cannabis Retail Store
Establishing your dispensary or retail store requires intense planning, whether you are in a new or mature market. Key considerations range from start-up costs to compliance to recruiting and training your staff. Having a clear picture of what to expect during the process can only help budding cannabis entrepreneurs have a better chance of succeeding, no matter which market they will be operating in. In this session, we will look at the entire process of establishing a cannabis retail store and what operational considerations you need to make to ensure that you have a successful launch and beyond.
Trend Talks: The Cannabis Data Game Show
Get the most up-to-date data and insights on consumer trends from industry analysts and operators. This game-show-style session will cover consumer and market trends in the cannabis and CBD industries.
Cannabis and CBD Packaging: Branding, Regulations and Sustainability Profiles
The cannabis supply chain would not be complete without the packaging in which consumers purchase flower, edibles and other cannabis-based products. The packaging, however, is more than just a box, bag or bottle. Retailers in the industry have witnessed the evolution of cannabis packaging from branding strategies to regulatory woes to material waste. Packaging pros will deliver insights and takeaways about packaging that makes products fly off the shelf.
Pricing Wars and Inventory Woes: What Every Retailer Needs to Know
The average cannabis dispensary carries more than 2,000 products from hundreds of brands. This overabundance of choice is leading to the commoditization of cannabis in consumers’ eyes. As markets mature and commoditization?becomes common, brands and stores often resort to price wars and high discounts, which?erode sales margins. During this session, we will investigate product categories and markets where commoditization is most common and dig into what retailers are doing to stand out.