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Cova Point-of-Sale Software Selected by Ontario Cannabis Stores Opening April 1

Cova is the point-of-sale (POS) solution of choice for nearly every major cannabis retailer entering the coveted Ontario market. The key province has proven a serious challenge for private cannabis retail, with elusive licenses, strict regulations and high expectations. With no room for error, 20 of the 25 retail license winners, including The Hunny Pot Cannabis Co., Ganjika, Ameri, Superette, Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store, Fire & Flower, and Spiritleaf, are putting their trust in Cova software to ensure smooth sailing when they open their doors.

Why Weed Stores Are Scanning Your ID And What To Do About It

One of the federal government’s key stated objectives in legalizing weed has been to keep it out of the hands of children. As such, retail stores across the country are being careful about verifying customers’ ages, and in some cases scanning identification cards to validate them.

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Sales at Ontario's Few Pot Stores Robust on Opening Day, Data Shows

In February 2018, Shopify was the winner in the Ontario cannabis lottery after the Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation (OCRC) chose the tech darling to power its ecommerce and brick-and-mortar stores. Since then, a lot has changed. With Ontario’s PC government deciding on a private model for its brick-and-mortar retail cannabis stores, a Saskatchewan startup is now coming out on top.

Putting on the Glitz: Cannabis Retail Adds Bling and Smarts to the Menu

Anne Forkutza has worked in customer experience and digital strategies for the past decade with some of the biggest brands on the planet, including Nike, Electronic Arts, and Starbucks. As the director of experience at retail software developer Cova, she now is tasked with cracking the code for customer engagement in cannabis shops.

Leafly and Cova Partner to Bring Omnichannel Experience to Cannabis Industry

Retail cannabis point-of-sale software company, Cova today announced a partnership with Leafly to provide accurate, real-time pricing and product availability updates to cannabis retailers' Leafly online capabilities. With this integration, Cova will continue to provide streamlined operations and superior customer experience to its growing list of clients in the U.S. and Canada.

Cova Software Announces Plan to Retain Retail Cannabis Data in Canada

Retail cannabis point of sale software company and part of the iQmetrix group, Cova Software today announced plans to help retailers in Canada improve protection of retail data and Canadian consumer information by migrating all Canadian cannabis retail data to Azure Canada-Central located in Toronto. The move is set to begin September 27.
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