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BLAZE acquires Greenline

BLAZE® Acquires Greenline

BLAZE Expands to Canada in Strategic Move to Enter a Federally Regulated Market NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Cannabis technology company BLAZE Solutions, Inc. (“BLAZE” or “the Company”) has acquired Vancouver-based dispensary POS software company Greenline, becoming one of the few cannabis operations software systems in both Canada and the U.S. The acquisition allows BLAZE to better serve its international clients, while […] ...

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Greenline announces loyalty integration with springbig

Greenline announces a new integration with springbig, a leading provider in cannabis CRM and loyalty marketing technology. This integration will allow retailers using Greenline software to seamlessly access springbig’s customer loyalty features and provide real-time consumer and retail insights at checkout. Customers using Greenline will be auto-populated to springbig’s platform and conversely, customers using springbig […] ...

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Canada’s first cross-platform POS supporting iOS, Android, and web

Greenline POS, Canada’s most-trusted cannabis retail point-of-sale (POS) software used by over 700 retailers, announces official support for Android tablets. The Android software will include all the same features of the iPad software and can be downloaded straight from the Google Play store. “It is important for cannabis retailers to have maximum flexibility in their […] ...

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Greenline POS announces e-Commerce and live menu integration with Jane

Greenline POS, Canada’s fully compliant cannabis retail point-of-sale (POS) software, today announced its e-commerce and live menu integration with Jane Technologies, Inc. (“Jane”), a leading cannabis e-commerce provider. The partnership will allow digital efficiency to cannabis retailers while enhancing the online ordering experience for Greenline’s Canadian customers, rolling out first in Ontario, followed by the rest of the […] ...

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Greenline Capital surpasses $1m funded to help cannabis retailers expand

Greenline POS is pleased to announce its financing service, Greenline Capital, has surpassed $1M in funding for its Canadian cannabis retail customers. The success of the Greenline Capital financing platform is in its ability to provide fast and simple access to short-term capital for cannabis retailers using Greenline software. Greenline Capital is supported by Merchant […] ...

eCommerce for cannabis retail

The importance of e-commerce for cannabis retailers

The internet has transformed the way we buy things online. Information is accessible with a few taps on our phone screens, and purchasing is increasingly frictionless. As a result, brick-and-mortar retailers are forced to compete online as well as in-store. Cannabis is no exception. At Greenline, we want cannabis retailers to have everything they need […] ...

Case studies

See how Greenline helps stores succeed.

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Copper Island Cannabis Co.
British Columbia

The inventory and the way the inventory is set up in Greenline is flawless in my opinion, it’s super easy to use. It’s really nice to use software where everything is laid out so clearly and really hard to mess up.

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Peaceleaf | Cannabis4Less
Alberta

“The new ‘THC/CBD per location feature’ in Greenline is a huge improvement – not just for customers, but for all the staff too.”

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Pop’s Cannabis
Ontario

“It’s a really easy platform to teach someone how to use. The one comment that we constantly hear from our budtenders is how everything is so easy to find in the system.”

Engineering blog

Why Greenline is the best cannabis POS for integrators

The retail software stack has completely transformed over the past decade. What used to be a messy mix of various disconnected on-premise solutions are now tightly-integrated SaaS platforms that work together to deliver value to retailers. Canadian cannabis retail emerged in a unique environment where complex compliance regulations forced retailers to use the latest dedicated […]

In hindsight: Early engineering decisions at Greenline

Our goal is to share our stories and learnings on building a system that now supports 500+ stores across Canada and processes over $45 million in cannabis retail sales every month. I hope that whether you work at a startup or not, you’ll find stories that you can relate to!

Engineering is messy. Startup engineering is especially so, and I’d argue that if it’s not messy you’re doing it wrong. Speed matters a lot, and it’s impossible to make perfect architectural decisions early on. As a young 20s kid with only 2 years of professional software development under my belt, I did what I knew how to do at the time.