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How to Take Better Care of Your VIP Dispensary Customers

Go beyond loyalty rewards! Boost revenue and customer satisfaction with a holistic loyalty program for your VIP dispensary customers.

Learn six ways to retain and reward your VIP dispensary customers

cannabis retail software analytics and inventory velocity for dispensaries

How Dispensaries Can Turn Data into More Revenue

Meadow Analytics with Premium Inventory Velocity and Insights is a new feature designed to help California dispensaries turn their data into bigger margins and more revenue.

Learn how to forecast inventory demand with precision, maximize inventory and quickly identify which products need to move with discounts and promos

How cannabis dispensaries should prepare for mergers and acquisitions in California

Cannabis M&A Summit: Getting Your Info Ready & Structuring Pricing & Partnerships

Get the lay of the land of California cannabis mergers and acquisitions, from the market to shifting industry players to valuation and market differentiation

Industry education designed to help cannabis retail operators understand and prepare for mergers & acquisitions

Joyce Cenali 
Partner & COO at Big Rock Partners and Sonoma Hills Farm, Co-Founder at  Cannabis Media Council

Alfredo Barreto
Managing Director, Investment Banking, JMP Securities LLC

Lara DeCaro 
Partner, Leland, Parachini, Steinberg, Matzger & Melnick LLP

Cassia Furman 
Partner, Vicente Sederberg LLP

Cannabis M&A Summit: Creating Deal Terms, Contracts, Equity & Licenses

Industry education and networking event designed to help cannabis retail operators understand and prepare for mergers & acquisitions

Learn more about how cannabis businesses should think about mergers and acquisitions

Cannabis Retail Operations Best Practices from Cookies Head of Retail Crystal Milican with Meadow CEO David Hua. They discuss dispensary best practices and how to approach retail growth in the cannabis industry

Meadow Memo: Building a Successful Multi-Shop Cannabis Retail Operation

With 50 retail locations in 17 markets across 4 countries, Cookies is a globally recognized cannabis company with a family of top-selling cannabis brands including Runtz and Grandiflora. Hear how they're "blitzscaling" their retail footprint worldwide

Read more about the importance of a resilient mindset, embracing the hustle, building partnerships, managing growth, defining the customer journey, working with Berner and more

Licensed cannabis sales at the 2022 San Francisco carnival event powered by Meadow and Gift of Doja by Nina Parks

Historic Cannabis Sales at San Francisco's Carnaval Street Fair

The California cannabis community came together to produce and execute this first-of-it's-kind cannabis sales and consumption event at a major street fair event.

The first cannabis garden at a street fair in the state of California happened at the 44th annual Carnaval.

Dispensary Marketing & Building Brand Relationships with Julien Butler, Directer of Retail Sales, Marketing at Delivery at the Original Green Cross of Torrance and David Hua, CEO of Meadow

Meadow Memo: Dispensary Marketing & Building Brand Relationships

In this episode, we hear about how retailers work with brands, what it takes for brands to get on shelves, the importance of industry relationships, and how cannabis retailers should approach omni-channel sales

Learn how a vertically integrated cannabis retailer approaches working with brands, curating a menu, catering to customers, and more

Meadow powered cannabis retail software for the Hippie Hill 420 licensed cannabis event with Sounds Bazaar

Meadow Cannabis Retail Software Powers The First Legal Sales at Hippie Hill

Golden Gate Park hosts its first ever 4/20 Hippie Hill event with onsite dispensary sales.

Learn more about this historic cannabis retail pop-up in San Francisco

Learn more about the issues with California cannabis industry in this interview with Meadow CEO David Hua and MD Numbers Co-Founder Marie Montmarquet

Meadow Memo: Surviving the Storm of California Cannabis

In this April 2022 episode of Meadow Memo, our CEO David Hua sits down with Marie Montmarquet to get her first-hand perspective on the current crisis that the California cannabis industry is experiencing.

The industry is hanging on by just a thread. Marie walks us through what she's seeing and what changes are needed

California cannabis regulation changes Department of Cannabis Control

2022 DCC Proposed Regs Comments

To help improve the industry across the supply chain, Meadow collaborated with trusted industry lawyers, trade organizations, operators and nonprofits to create collaborative public comments on the DCC proposed regulation changes.

Pull from our community-created, open-source comments below to submit your own public comments to the DCC