7 Ways Cannabis Cultivators Can Impress Retailers

7 Ways Cannabis Cultivators Can Impress Retailers

Nick Jack, chief retail officer of Denver-based dispensary Diego Pellicer-Colorado, offers advice on what retailers want from cultivators to help growers place their products on dispensary shelves.

February 26, 2018
Melissa Schiller

Don’t miss Nick Jack’s and Guild Enterprises’ co-founder Claudio Miranda’s session: “What Retailers Want from Cultivators” at 11:50 a.m. on Wednesday, March 14, at the Cannabis 2018 Cultivation Conference! The duo will discuss tricks and tips on how to get your products into dispensaries, form strong relationships with retailers and avoid common pitfalls to improve your chances of unloading your entire stock each harvest. 

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Pot farmer says industry in state is unbalanced, with oversupply of marijuana

POSTED 3:42 PM, FEBRUARY 7, 2018, BY UPDATED AT 07:54AM, FEBRUARY 8, 2018

SEATTLE — For pot smokers, prices may be a reason to smile.

Since legalization, prices have dipped every single month.

Statewide a gram of pot is now about $7 on average compared to $20 in 2014 when the first pot stores opened.

“My brother is visiting from Miami and we are doing some marijuana tourism,” said one consumer.

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Double-Digit December Sales Growth For Diego Pellicer – Colorado Demonstrates Winning Formula For Premium Marijuana Branding And Retail

Double-Digit December Sales Growth For Diego Pellicer – Colorado Demonstrates Winning Formula For Premium Marijuana Branding And Retail


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Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. 

Jan 23, 2018, 11:16 ET

DENVERJan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The month of December proved to be a record-setting month for Diego Pellicer – Colorado since opening in February 2017. Sales were up more than 25% over the previous month and more than 130% over June. Even though Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc., doesn’t directly profit from the sale of marijuana, the success of its branded tenant reinforces the business model and demonstrates a proven formula for marijuana retail and branding success.

“By elevating the customer experience, ensuring the product on the shelf is deserving of our premium branding and maintaining competitive pricing, Diego Pellicer has honed in on the ‘premium’ market in the rapidly expanding cannabis space for licensed tenants and their customers with discerning tastes,” said Ron Throgmartin, chief executive officer, Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. “We applaud Diego Pellicer – Colorado for their outstanding efforts to ensure a first-class customer experience with results that demonstrate success.”

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Tips for Running a Best in Class Cannabis Dispensary

Tips for Running a Best in Class Cannabis Dispensary

Neil Demers  | 

At Diego Pellicer – Colorado, we want to provide people with an exceptional experience and product that leads them to becoming loyal customers. As the cannabis dispensary marketplace becomes more crowded, standing out from the crowd becomes more and more important. The following are some of the things that we think make DP – CO stand out from the crowd and contributed to our being named the “Retail Dispensary of the Year” at the 2017 Cannabis Business Awards.

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Diego Pellicer – Colorado Named “Retail Dispensary Of The Year” At Cannabis Business Awards 2017

Diego Pellicer – Colorado Named “Retail Dispensary Of The Year” At Cannabis Business Awards 2017

Diego Pellicer – Colorado’s executives and employees also take home top honors

Diego Pellicer – Colorado, the premium Denver-based dispensary and brand licensee of Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc., won “Retail Dispensary of the Year” at the prestigious Cannabis Business Awards 2017 on December 7. In addition to taking the highest honor in the competitive cannabis retail category, Diego Pellicer – Colorado employees took home “Executive of the Year,” “Manager of the Year,” and “Budtender of the Year” during the ceremony held at the Denver Performing Arts Center.

“From our retail environment to our knowledgeable employees, we work hard to elevate the marijuana shopping experience, our community and the industry,” said Neil Demers, CEO, Diego Pellicer – Colorado. “I’m beyond proud of the Diego Pellicer – Colorado team for their wins tonight. It’s an honor to work alongside some of the most creative and hard-working people to be found anywhere in the cannabis industry. They have helped me achieve my goals and I’m going to continue to help them achieve theirs.”

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Diego Pellicer Worldwide to Develop New, Industry Leading Premium Marijuana Branding and Retail Prototypes

Diego Pellicer Worldwide to Develop New, Industry Leading Premium Marijuana Branding and Retail Prototypes

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Dec. 12, 2017, 03:37 PM

SEATTLEDec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc., the premium marijuana brand and retail development company, today announced that it has partnered with world-class architect Michael Rotondi, FAIA, and creative trailblazer Jill Savini to develop retail prototypes and innovative branding for future store locations.

“We’re staying ahead of the curve by developing industry changing scalable and inviting retail environments that will be built to enhance the customer experience, along with a brand that reflects the premium cannabis products sold by our licensed and branded retail tenants,” said Ron Throgmartin, chief executive officer, Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. “By working with Rotondi and Savini, we’re bringing in retail design and branding experts that will set the bar for premium retail cannabis stores. Rotondi and Savini’s experience and progressive thinking will chart the course for Diego Pellicer to accomplish our goals in this relatively new marketplace.”

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Light Up The Holiday Season With Premium Gifts For The Cannabis Connoisseur

Make it merry with marijuana from Diego Pellicer stores in Washington and Colorado

SEATTLE and DENVERDec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Santa has a little something extra in his sleigh for adults on his “nice” list in Washington and Colorado. Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc., the premium marijuana brand and retail development company, reveals its 2017 outstanding marijuana holiday gifts from Diego Pellicer stores.

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Finally, Someone’s Prioritizing the Female Orgasm And It’s Big Marijuana

Finally, Someone’s Prioritizing the Female Orgasm And It’s Big Marijuana

September 5, 2017
by Cora Boyd

It’s 4pm, and I’m on a date in a Fremont brewery in Seattle.  Our conversation has just taken a turn for the intimate as we start talking occupation; I work as a matchmaker in the dating industry, and my date works as a salesman in the legal marijuana industry. At the axis of marijuana and romance, we’re discussing the merits of weed-infused personal lubricant.

“You should try it out,” my date offers, as if he were recommending a burrito place.

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Inaugural 2017 Cannabis Trend Report

Cannabis Trend Report: How Marijuana Will Continue to Disrupt 2017
By Civilized Staff
Jul 25, 2017

Over the next few years we will continue to see great advances in the industry as more states approve legal cannabis use. North America should continue to see increased sales volumes, more scientific research, new products and expanding investor interest.

The caveat is that the industry still faces headwinds from inconsistent and unsettled federal and state regulations and the continued classification of cannabis as a Class 1 narcotic. This ongoing dispute stems from cannabis’ special political, social and legal role as a disruptive plant to established industries producing essential consumer items such as paper, plastics, medicine and clothing. But thanks to grassroots activism at the state level, the cannabis industry should continue to make advancements that benefit its patients, consumers and the overall industry well past 2017. Now, onto the report…

Look for More Luxury Cannabis Brands

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Diego Pellicer: Creating Affordable Luxury in Washington’s Cannabis Space

Diego Pellicer: Creating Affordable Luxury in Washington’s Cannabis Space

 TG Branfalt

Alejandro Canto and Jesse Leach are, respectively, the owner and general manager of Diego Pellicer in Washington. Diego Pellicer is a retail cannabis location in Seattle licensed under Washington’s adult-use, I-502 cannabis market.

In this podcast interview, Alejandro and Jesse join our host TG Branfalt to talk about the spirit of entrepreneurialism, the planning and execution of a powerful brand identity, creating customer satisfaction in a cannabis retailer position, how rare and luxury offerings can drum up excitement among consumers, and more.

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