BOULDER, CO, Oct. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - (CSE: CWEB; OTCQX: CWBHF) Charlotte's Web Holdings, Inc. ("Charlotte's Web" or the "Company"), the market share leader in hemp-based CBD wellness products, has surpassed 3000 retail locations across the United States. At the end of 2017, Charlotte's Web products were sold in approximately 2,000 locations. The Company disclosed today that it surpassed its 2018 year-end goal of 3,000 locations during the 3rd quarter.
"Firstly, I would like to commend our incredible and committed staff who worked tirelessly to achieve this milestone," stated Charlotte's Web CEO Hess Moallem. "I would also like to thank our dedicated retail partners for their continued support of our mission and for valuing the trust that is closely associated with our brand name."
With CBD gaining mainstream market momentum, Charlotte's Web, the industry pioneer and category leader in hemp-based CBD, has expanded its suite of product offerings across a wider variety of retailers, from small specialty health food stores to now including regional pharmacy and grocery chains. The Company recently added more than 40 Bartell drug stores in the North West.
Mr. Moallem added, "While we are thrilled to beat our retail expectations for the year, we know this is just the beginning of our continued expansion both domestically and worldwide. We are deeply committed to the millions of people who benefit from Charlotte's Web and we will continue breaking new ground to ensure our products are made available in as many retail locations as possible."
In September at Natural Products EXPO East 2018, Charlotte's Web took home The NEXTY Consumer Choice Award. The NEXTY Award recognizes innovative natural products that inspire and uphold industry integrity. Charlotte's Web was selected from a group of 57 finalists. The Company recently completed a brand and consumer packaging refresh.
About Charlotte's Web Holdings
Charlotte's Web Holdings, Inc. is the market leader in the production and distribution of innovative hemp-based cannabidiol ("CBD") wellness products. Founded by the Stanley Brothers, the Company's premium quality products start with proprietary hemp genetics that are responsibly manufactured into whole plant hemp extracts naturally containing a full spectrum of phytocannabinoids, including CBD, terpenes, flavonoids and other beneficial hemp compounds. Industrial hemp products are non-intoxicating. Charlotte's Web current product categories include tinctures (liquid products), capsules, topical, as well as pet products. Charlotte's Web hemp-based whole plant extracts are sold through select distributors, brick and mortar retailers, and online through the Company's website at www.charlottesweb.com. Shares of Charlotte's Web trade on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the symbol "CWEB" and in the United States on the OTCQX under the symbol "CWBHF".
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