Becky Olson Archive

Chart of the Week: Cannabis Retailers Excel in Key Revenue Metric

Becky Olson  | June 20, 2016

By Eli McVey

Dispensaries and recreational marijuana shops fare well against other retailers in a key financial metric: revenue per square foot.

Cannabis storefronts average $974 in revenue annually per square foot of space – slightly higher than a Whole Foods and much more than the typical pharmacy, according to the Marijuana Business Factbook.

Chart of the Week: Profitability in the Cannabis Industry

Marijuana Business Daily Staff  | May 9, 2016

By Marijuana Business Daily staff

Despite all the challenges, regulations and roadblocks the cannabis industry faces, the vast majority of marijuana companies are actually doing well financially.

Nearly 90% of operating dispensaries and recreational marijuana stores, infused products companies and wholesale cultivators – the three pillars of the MJ trade – report that they are …

Chart of the Week: Optimism running high in all marijuana sectors

Becky Olson  | April 11, 2016

By Marijuana Business Daily staff

Cannabis professionals are bullish on the future these days.

About 40% of marijuana entrepreneurs, founders and executives from across the industry predict that their businesses will boom this year, with those in testing, wholesale cultivation and retail among the most optimistic.

Chart of the Week: Snapshot of Cannabis Employment Growth in Colorado

Becky Olson  | March 28, 2016

By Marijuana Business Daily staff

Colorado’s red-hot marijuana industry is creating an avalanche of jobs as new cannabis companies launch and existing businesses expand, underscoring the impact legalization can have on the broader economy.

Chart of the Week: New Marijuana Markets Launching at a Rapid Clip

Becky Olson  | March 7, 2016

By Becky Olson

The cannabis industry has seen a substantial acceleration in the number of new regulated marijuana markets coming online each year, indicating that business opportunities are finally starting to catch up with the wave of legalization itself.