EDMONTON, Jan. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Fire & Flower Inc. ("Fire & Flower" or the "Company"), an independent cannabis retailer, has achieved a milestone of $10 million in sales since opening on October 17th, 2018, the date adult-use recreational cannabis became legal in Canada. Fire & Flower opened with five shops on legalization day and has now grown the retail network to nine shops across the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan.
"This significant sales milestone demonstrates a strong and growing consumer demand for recreational cannabis and delivers on Fire & Flower's commitment to capture significant market share in the retail cannabis category," shared Trevor Fencott, Chief Executive Officer. "Our experienced retail operations team strives to deliver a best-in-class customer experience through a brand that is trusted by consumers in the communities we call home."
Fire & Flower looks forward to bringing its education-focused retail experience across Canada as new markets emerge, while maintaining a consistently excellent customer experience in shops that are already open. Fencott says that Fire & Flower is excited for what the future holds and the company is intent on continuing its journey of being Canada's leading cannabis retailer.
About Fire & Flower
Founded by experienced legal cannabis entrepreneurs, Fire & Flower is a leading independent adult-use cannabis retailer poised to capture significant market share in Canadian provinces and territories that allow for the private retail of adult-use recreational cannabis. The Company will provide customers with expertly-curated product selection and an education-driven customer experience.
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