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Hiring Budtenders: How to Weed Out the Good From the Bad

There’s an old saying that says, a company is only as good as its people, and that seems to ring true whether you’re serving fast food or selling cars. Established industries know that they can’t afford to have staff members that can’t perform well, so how important must it be in a budding industry like marijuana?

This Cannabis Tech Company Is Helping Dispensaries Increase Efficiency, Ensure Compliance and Boost Customer Experience

Within the span of just a few short years, Colorado-based Cova — the fastest growing cannabis retail POS in North America — has established itself as a leader. The award-winning company counts Leafly, Baker, Headset, I Heart Jane, Weedmaps, Springbig, Enlighten, Merrco, Dutchie, Budtender, APOP media and Budvue among its industry partners.So what sets Cova POS apart from the pack? Let’s dig a little deeper.

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Weedmaps and Cova Roll Out the Next Generation of Live Online Menus

Weedmaps, a leader in technology for the cannabis industry, is now partnering with Cova Software, an award-winning cannabis retail point-of-sale (POS), to deliver enhanced real-time online menu integration. The newly upgraded Weedmaps platform will allow medical dispensaries and recreational cannabis stores using Cova's robust POS system to sync inventory online automatically, complete with key product information, pricing, images and real-time availability.

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.

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.
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