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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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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Diego Pellicer Worldwide Recognizes a First!

Diego Pellicer Worldwide Recognizes a First!March 7, 2017

SEATTLE, March 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc., a real estate and consumer retail development company that is focused on developing the world’s first “premium” cannabis brand, today announced a first in the Company’s history of operations.

The 4 Branded tenants Diego Pellicer has under its operations, covering Washington and Colorado, have all performed under their lease agreements and paid rents for March 1st. This marks a first in the history of Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc., and leads the way to a cashflow positive financial picture. The business model is reliant on the tenants’ success and their ability to perform under our unique business model. Washington opened the flagship store in Seattle in the fourth quarter of 2016, and our Colorado store opened last month to great fanfare.

Our exclusive tenants have secured multiple state cannabis licenses, including medical and recreational cultivation licenses, infused medical and recreational products manufacturer licenses (Medical Processor License for edibles and concentrates), and retail licenses.

Ron Throgmartin, CEO of Diego Pellicer Worldwide, stated, “2017 is the breakout turning point of the company’s future, with all our tenants stepping up to the plate and performing under their agreements. We are poised to be cash-flow positive, proving our business model, allowing us to leap forward with new acquisitions, increase our market share, and follow our growth strategy, to drive shareholder value.”

The full third quarter 2016 report for Diego Pellicer will be available on the SEC website at https://www.sec.gov/.

Global Cannabis Company Opens Denver Dispensary at Former Raid Site

Set to Revamp the VIP Cannabis Dispensary on Tuesday

DENVER, Feb. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Diego Pellicer, a global brand by Diego Pellicer Worldwide, LLC (OTCMKTS: DPWW), focused on the development and leasing of valuable locations for cannabis businesses, announces the grand opening of their Denver-based dispensary tenant, Diego PellicerColorado, on Tuesday, February 14th. The dispensary will open at the former site of VIP Cannabis, a dispensary that was raided in November of 2013 as part of the largest-ever federal raid against Colorado’s medical marijuana industry. The opening comes on the heels of the confirmation of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General of the United States.

Diego PellicerColorado’s location will open this Tuesday, with the ribbon cutting taking place at 9am MST. Located at 2949 W. Alameda Ave. in Denver, the $1 million dispensary will provide thousands of Denver residents with access to cannabis in an upscale, high-end location.

The building was formerly owned by VIP Cannabis, which was targeted by federal raids on suspicion of funneling money from Colombia to purchase a large warehouse for growing cannabis.

Diego PellicerColorado’s CEO, Neil Demers, commented, “We couldn’t be more excited to open this dispensary. The cannabis industry is growing at an unprecedented rate, and we’re extremely grateful to have the opportunity to help build Colorado’s statewide industry. We’re confident that state-specific administrations will continue to support the cannabis industry as the legitimate, profitable, and innovative space that it is.”

Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. is a global company focused on the acquisition and development of legally compliant locations for the purpose of leasing to licensed operators engaged in the cannabis business. The organization profits from the lease payments of real estate holdings and from the sale of branded, non-cannabis products. Learn more at https://www.diego-pellicer.com/

Diego PellicerColorado is an independent brand licensee based out of Denver, CO focused on owning and operating legally compliant dispensary and grow operations. Learn more at https://co.diego-pellicer.com/

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Diego Pellicer Worldwide Announces Business Update

Press Release: Diego Pellicer Worldwide Inc.

Nov 15, 2016, 09:29 ET

DENVER, Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Diego Pellicer Worldwide, a real estate and consumer retail development company that is focused on developing the world’s first “premium” cannabis brand, today announced an update on the Company’s operations through the third quarter of 2016.

2016 Operational Update

Branded tenant Diego Pellicer Washington opened the 3,600 square foot freestanding flagship store in Seattle on October 16, 2016. The store has secured one recreational cannabis store license. The store is seeing week over week sales increases that average between 100-150%.
Diego Pellicer’s Colorado tenants have opened two cultivation facilities in Denver in 2016, Elizabeth Street and Jason Street.

The 18,500 square foot Elizabeth St Cultivation Facility has secured a total of six state cannabis licenses: two medical marijuana cultivation licenses, two recreational marijuana cultivation licenses, one infused medical products manufacturer license (Medical Processor License for edibles and concentrates), one infused recreational products manufacturer license (Recreational Processor License for edibles and concentrates). Wholesale recreational sales commenced in August of 2016 and the facility is anticipating its seventh harvest take down in December 2016.
The 13,000 square foot Jason St Cultivation Facility has secured two cannabis licenses: one medical marijuana cultivation license and one recreational marijuana cultivation license. Medical wholesale sales commenced in March 2016 and the facility will continue perpetual harvest take downs through December 2016.
Diego Pellicer’s Colorado tenant has also completed construction on its 3,300 square foot freestanding flagship retail store on West Alameda Avenue in Denver. The store has secured two cannabis licenses: one medical marijuana center license and one retail marijuana store license. Final inspections and licenses were issued on November 7th and the store is scheduled to open in December 2016.
Diego Pellicer Worldwide launched online retail accessory sales on October 16th.
Ron Throgmartin, CEO of Diego Pellicer Worldwide, stated, “2016 has turned out to be the watershed moment the cannabis industry and Diego Pellicer were hoping for. Following the elections last week, we were very pleased to see the impressive turnout and results across the country as citizens voted yes to legalize recreational cannabis in four states including California and Nevada with medical cannabis becoming legalized in three additional states, including Florida. These election results have allowed us to expand upon our growth strategy and move into larger target markets outside of Colorado and Washington as we aim to increase our market share and drive shareholder value.”

Throgmartin concluded, “We continue to see increasing sales figures across the board with our flagship Seattle store averaging 100-150% increases in weekly sales volume. Our tenant’s cultivation facilities in Denver are seeing increased wholesale results and we anticipate the flagship store in Denver to open in December 2016. Also, we are anticipating to be cash flow positive in the first quarter of 2017.”

The full third quarter 2016 report for Diego Pellicer will be available on the SEC website at https://www.sec.gov/.

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Certain statements contained in this press release may be construed as “forward-looking statements” as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the “Act”). The words “estimate,” “project,” “intends,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “believes” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are made based on management’s beliefs, as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management pursuant to the “safe-harbor” provisions of the Act. These statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those projected on the basis of these statements. These risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, our history of losses and limited revenue, our ability to develop new products and evolve existing ones, the impact on our business of the recent financial crisis in the global capital markets and negative global economic trends, our ability to attract and retain key personnel. For a more complete description of these and other risk factors that may affect the future performance of Diego Pellicer review its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. The Company also undertakes no obligation to disclose any revision to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

Investor Contacts:
Todd Fromer

KCSA Strategic Communications

tfromer@kcsa.com

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Alan Valdes Joins Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. Board

Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. is honored to announce today that Alan David Valdes, the Director of Floor trading for DME Securities at the New York Stock Exchange has joined the board of the company as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Valdes is a 35-year member of the NYSE, has often rang the closing bell for the NYSE, and is one of the most sought-after expert trading commentators in the world, typically reaching an estimated 300 million people in the world weekly.

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Diego Pellicer Announces Leases of Two Grow Facilities in Colorado

SEATTLE, Aug. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. (“Diego Pellicer” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: DPWW), a real estate and consumer retail development company that is focused on developing Diego Pellicer as the world’s first “premium” cannabis brand, today announces that the company has leased two facilities to grow operators in Denver, CO.

The grow facilities are licensed for both medical and recreational cannabis and are in excess of 30,000 square feet. The Jason Street grow facility is currently operating at 100 percent capacity while the Elizabeth Street grow facility is operating at 30 percent. The leases at both facilities are set to expire in 2020 and have five year options for renewal.

Ron Throgmartin, CEO of Diego Worldwide, stated, “The grow facilities we lease are best of class, allowing our tenants to compete from the start as they aim to become successful in this burgeoning industry. The cannabis industry is still in its early stages but through our unique commercial and retail business models we can substantially manage risk and generate leasehold revenue while capitalizing on the long term growth potential of the cannabis market. As our grow & retail tenants mature and demonstrate a track record of revenue generation and reliable cash flows, we will negotiate to acquire select tenants for equity and fully consolidate these businesses at attractive valuations, when State and Federal law permits.”

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