Category: Features

RAD Speakers

September 23rd, 2019

Bob Phibbs In the world of retail design Bob Phibbs is known as “The Retail Doctor” due to his ability to revitalize brick-and-mortar businesses with compelling modern designs and new business strategies to compete against in a world dominated by online sales. Phibbs has given direction to thousands of companies…

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10 Women to Watch: Bess Byers

September 23rd, 2019

Bess Byers has had her Instagram account (@imcannabess), which now has more than 94,000 followers, shut down nine times. And nine times she’s successfully lobbied the social media giant to reactivate her account — a process that often required more than 50 emails and messages a day. She’s also had…

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10 Women to Watch: Trang Trinh

September 19th, 2019

Trang Trinh For Trang Trinh, some of the best business advice she ever received came from her parents: work hard and be nice to people. She says these simple mottos have guided her philosophy as CEO of TREC Brands, which has committed to donating 10% of its profits to causes…

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Don’t move forward without a business plan

September 17th, 2019

How can you take your cannabis company anywhere if you don’t know where you’re going? In daily life, many of us are accustomed to getting to our destinations with our favorite GPS app — whether we’re trying to find a restaurant an hour away or a coffee shop by foot.…

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Cannabis investors: Do not pass border, do not collect $200

September 10th, 2019

A variety of visas exist that allow investors and their workers alike to legally work within the United States for a predetermined amount of time. They vary in duration of the stay, as well as the intention behind the visa. Some visas are non-immigrant visas, where the intention is not…

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Trade Secrets in Cannabis

September 6th, 2019

Understanding why and how to keep proprietary information as a trade secret is ever more important in this increasingly competitive marketplace.

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When Cannabis and Franchise Laws Collide

September 4th, 2019

Cannabis entrepreneurs thinking they can avoid franchise laws by calling their licensing another name will suffer the same fate as “accidental franchisors.”

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Marketing in Action: The process and the results

August 21st, 2019

One key to standing out in a competitive, growing industry is a thoughtful, deliberate approach to marketing and public relations. And nowhere is this more true than in the booming cannabis industry. Businesses that are the most successful — and able to sustain that success — will often be the…

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The Marijuana Venture Interview

August 19th, 2019

The hemp industry continues to move full speed ahead, despite pending regulations from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Nowhere was the hype more evident than the NoCo Hemp Expo in March, which drew more than 10,000 attendees and solidified itself as the world’s…

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What is RAD

August 16th, 2019

The Retail and Dispensary (RAD) Expo is the only trade show 100% dedicated to cannabis retailers and dispensary owners. The event provides cannabis retailers with free access to all the resources a retailer needs to succeed in the fast-growing cannabis industry. The third Retail and Dispensary Expo will be held…

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