Business Communication Solutions for the Cannabis Industry

Business Communications Solutions for the Cannabis Industry

Nationwide social distancing orders have changed the way that just about all retail stores do business. The cannabis industry is no exception. Adopting new and existing communication solutions to enable employees to work from home and customers to reach businesses remotely is key. In order to keep up with the demand for curbside and delivery services, cannabis provisioning centers must have the right technical infrastructure in place.

Initially, as statewide stay-at-home orders were implemented, many retail cannabis businesses had to quickly improvise to adapt to the changing environment in order to keep operations running. As we are starting to see, things are not going back to “normal.” Instead, we’re starting to see a new normal. Things that were meant to be temporary fixes will no longer work now that there will be new regulations and mandates to follow. 

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Are Your Cannabis Business SOPs Documented Correctly For COVID-19?


Now that you have gotten the hang of operating your cannabis business in the current COVID-19 environment, it’s time to make sure these new processes are documented. Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) come into play by ensuring business operations are standardized and documented well. Chances are that daily business operations have drastically changed over the last few months.

In order to continue serving customers, many retail cannabis businesses had to completely overhaul operations to keep their doors open and keep everyone safe. They had to quickly adapt to remain in compliance while operating under additional restrictions. While adapting quickly, getting around to formally documenting these new practices might have gotten overlooked. 

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The COVID-19 Shutdown – 3 Tips for Operating Your Cannabis Business During

3 Tips for Operating Your Cannabis Business During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Existo Solutions

During the unprecedented COVID-19 shutdown, when non-essential businesses have been forced to close their doors, it might come as a surprise that marijuana businesses have been deemed essential in many states. While people are urged to stay at home and venture out only for necessities like groceries and prescription medications, the inclusion of retail and medical marijuana dispensaries on the list of essential businesses provides a lifeline for both business owners and customers.

However, it is crucial to acknowledge that this new status quo does not imply a return to “business as usual.” As we all navigate through these challenging times and adapt to a new way of conducting business, the shopping patterns and behaviors of marijuana customers have undergone significant changes. To help your retail cannabis business thrive in the face of the COVID-19 shutdown, here are some invaluable tips to consider.

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