Columbia Care Inc. (OTCQX: CCHWF) launched its new retail model, Cannabist. The corporate stated that Cannabist will function the intersection for medical and leisure cannabis customers to supply a greater expertise constructed on one of many largest buyer knowledge repositories, ardour, know-how innovation, neighborhood dedication and product requirements.
“For the reason that Firm’s founding in 2013, we have now been listening to and studying concerning the communities, prospects and stakeholders we serve. Time and again, the market has been looking for experience and belief – shoppers needed a Cannabist to assist information them by way of their journey. Cannabist was developed to redefine the prevailing dispensary idea. This new storefront model represents the subsequent step within the evolution of the dispensary mannequin and can grow to be a nationwide commonplace within the years to return. For practically ten years, Columbia Care has been synonymous with patient-centered service and the best high quality cannabis merchandise available on the market. This heritage, coupled with the eagerness every worker brings to constructing the corporate, are on the core of our steady development yr over yr,” stated Nicholas Vita, CEO of Columbia Care. “The speed at which the cannabis trade is rising, and at which states are legalizing cannabis use, has meant that we’ve needed to evolve as an organization. We’ve acknowledged the necessity for a retail model that displays who we’re as an organization in addition to addresses the range of the sufferers, prospects and communities we serve, whereas remaining true to what has made us so profitable.”
The primary location to launch underneath the Cannabist model is the lately opened dispensary in Springville, Utah, which had its first sale Friday, April 30. By the top of Could, three present Columbia Care areas, in Tempe, Arizona, Villa Park, Illinois, and San Diego, California, will grow to be Cannabist branded retail areas, with a pipeline of greater than 80 new and present areas to observe over the subsequent 24 months.
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Columbia Care stated that the Cannabist retail expertise is centered on making purchasing for cannabis as easy and approachable as doable, accommodating the huge vary of expertise ranges sufferers and prospects could have once they stroll by way of the doorways. Merchandising set-ups and retailer layouts have been organized to assist prospects transfer by way of the area with intent and grow to be extra comfy within the course of. Moreover, the area is designed to encourage workers and prospects to interact in conversations that improve the purchasing expertise, whether or not by way of product suggestions or common training.
“Cannabist shouldn’t be solely a mirrored image of the place we at the moment are, and all the markets we serve, however it is usually a dedication to the place we’re going. We imagine Cannabist will grow to be a hub for all those that incorporate cannabis into their lives – no matter what introduced them to us. The Cannabist model can develop with an ever-changing trade, proceed to satisfy the wants of our sufferers and prospects and function the platform for steady innovation,” stated Jesse Channon, Chief Progress Officer of Columbia Care. “By investing on this transition now, we’ll present a brand new expertise for our present neighborhood and sit up for welcoming new prospects who will come to see cannabis in a complete new mild. The times of a transactional dispensary are nearing an finish. As we see cannabis use proceed to normalize, we’ll see the emergence of a extra subtle, but approachable dispensary mannequin – beginning with Cannabist.”
The Cannabist model is supported by a staff of nationwide companions — Atlanta-based inventive company, 22Squared; New York-based architectural agency, METHOD Architects; Columbus-based visible merchandising agency, ZenGenius; and Massachusetts-based signage agency, Poyant Indicators.
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