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Building the Best Dispensary POS: New Tools & Features for 2023

Sell more cannabis with less work, using Meadow's connected cannabis retail, delivery, eCommerce, CRM, and marketing platform—designed to grow with you.

Read more about the biggest improvements and most recent product upgrades to our point of sale platform in the last year

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How to Choose a Cannabis Dispensary POS System for 2023

Running a successful dispensary in 2023 means having the right Point of Sale (POS) system and support team in place. The good news is that there are many options to choose from, but how can you know which one will best suit your store's needs?

Here we list out non-negotiable feature sets, questions to ask, and other considerations when selecting a cannabis POS system for your business so you can make an informed decision with confidence.

Marketing tools to bring new customers into your dispensary

7 Effective Ways to Bring New Customers Into Your Dispensary

Are you looking to bring in more customers and patients through your doors? As the cannabis market continues to expand and become more competitive, dispensaries all over the country are struggling to find ways to stand out from the competition.

With the right strategies, however, it’s possible to bring in more customers and grow your dispensary business quickly and efficiently. Here are seven effective ways to do just that.

Ensure your taxes are properly structured within your cannabis POS system

Are You Prepared for California's New Excise Tax Calculation?

The excise tax calculation changed on January 1, 2023, from 26.25% of the wholesale cost to 15% of the retail sale price. Review these tax calculations to ensure you're set up for accurate tax collection and remittance.

Review how you're calculating your excise tax compounding, prices, and profit margin to take into account California's new excise tax structure.

Build customer profiles, record and analyze data, then build a marketing game plan within Meadow's all-in-one software suite

How to Identify Customer Purchasing Trends & Next Steps

Get to know your returning customers with Meadow's POS Software Suite

Learn how to use real-time customer data to help you make purchasing and marketing decisions.

Dispensary inventory management software system Meadow can help you run your retail business more efficiently.

When to Discount Your Inventory

Maximizing Profit at Your Cannabis Retail Dispensary: The Importance of Discounting Inventory at the Right Time

Learn about the best times to mark down inventory, things to consider when making discounts, and how Meadow can assist you with this process.

January 1, 2023 the excise tax liability for California cannabis retailers is shifting

California Cannabis Regulatory Changes: Excise Tax Collection & Payment

On January 1, 2023, cannabis retailers will be responsible for collecting and paying the cannabis excise tax to the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA).

Cannabis CPA Patrick Finnegan breaks down what this changing liability means and how to adjust your SOPs to ensure compliance and avoid audits.

Send targeted cannabis text marketing campaigns using Meadow's all-in-one platform.

The Power of Marketing Segments

Spend your budget wisely by sending targeted text message campaigns using Meadow's cannabis marketing tool!

Read strategies to reduce your marketing spend while maximizing the reward.

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7 takeaways from MJBizCon 2022

Meadow had our first-ever booth at MJBizCon this year. We saw lots of familiar faces and made new friends, helping us gain a clearer picture of the landscape of cannabis and what's to come for the movement.

Read 7 takeaways from our CEO, gleaned from this year's show in Vegas.

Cannabis delivery software like Meadow makes it easy to navigate regulatory changes in California

California Cannabis Regulatory Changes: Delivery Trunk Sizes Increase to $10K

Cannabis regulations are changing again in California on January 1, 2023. Ensure your delivery business is up to speed on the new requirements

Make note of upcoming regulatory changes to trunk sizes and in-vehicle storage and ensure your team has new SOPs for handling valuable product.