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Greenline POS hardware

An introduction to POS hardware

What is in a POS system? Point of sale hardware is complex and touches almost every aspect of your workflows. Before operations begin, prospective cannabis retail owners might think of hardware as simply being a POS terminal with receipt printers, but there’s a lot more to it and compatible, easy-to-use hardware effectively helps to streamline […] ...

Canadian cannabis retail licensing

How to get cannabis retail licensing in Canada

In only 3 years since legalization, Canada has grown its recreational cannabis retail store count to ~2277. When you first set out to apply for a physical cannabis retail store licence, it’s essential to keep the next steps in mind, even before you’ve made it through the licensing application requirements. There are many facets to […] ...

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Moving your data to another POS system successfully

Why you might want to switch cannabis POS systems? As cannabis retail owners understand, cannabis POS systems are not decisions to be made lightly. They not only cost money (with monthly prices often being higher than that of free or generic POS systems), but also take substantial amounts of time to set up, understand, and […] ...

Licensed Producers

What we’re looking forward to in the cannabis industry

by Albert Kim, co-founder and CEO of Greenline POS At Greenline POS our mission is to help cannabis retailers grow and succeed through building compliant retail point of sale software. We spend a lot of time looking at where the market is now and trying to see where things are headed. We’ve all been through […] ...

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Greenline launches Weedmaps live menu integration

Greenline is pleased to announce its online menu integration with Weedmaps, a leading online listings marketplace for cannabis consumers and businesses. The Weedmaps live menu integration will allow Greenline customers to update product menus in real time on Weedmaps so there won’t be the need to update multiple menus, simplifying the process for both cannabis […] ...

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Lot tracking for Canadian cannabis retailers

What is lot tracking? Cannabis producers are required to track which lot (also known as batch) a cannabis product came from. Regulators can use that information to trace information such as: When was this plant grown? Where was it grown from? How old is the plant? The final packaged product contains a lot identifier so […] ...

Case studies

See how Greenline helps stores succeed.

The Local Cannabist - Alberta

The Local Cannabist
Alberta

“It was imperative for Greenline’s ability to handle compliance really well for my team from the very beginning, and we saw it as a real benefit in going with Greenline ever since.”

case study 2

Earth’s Own Naturals
British Columbia

“I just send compliance updates
to Greenline and I don’t even
need to think about it! I know it’ll
be good to go when I need it.”

case study 3

Hello Cannabis
Ontario

“We’re interested in the core
product that we have to use all
day, every day. Greenline has
been a dream so far.”

Engineering blog

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.