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3 different ways to manage multiple retail locations in Greenline

Greenline’s software system provides cannabis retailers with the flexibility needed to manage dashboards in multiple ways. The moment a cannabis retailer goes from 1 to 2 stores, several key decisions must be made about how to scale the business. Are all stores going to be centrally managed? Franchised? How much control will individual managers have? […] ...

The Local Cannabist on Greenline

Are you ordering the right inventory at your cannabis retail store?

In a highly competitive cannabis retail environment, managers need to ensure they are maximizing the value of every dollar spent. This is especially true when it comes to inventory management, where overstocking a poorly-selling SKU can mean tens of thousands of dollars locked up for months, and not generating profits for your business. Greenline clients […] ...

The Local Cannabist

Does your cannabis POS system empower your budtenders?

Budtenders are a retailer’s first line of contact with customers. The experience your floor staff provides to shoppers can make or break your customer loyalty. Making sure your budtenders are empowered to do the best job possible is crucial for scaling a cannabis retail store. Your POS should enable budtenders to recommend products immediately. Greenline […] ...

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Announcing: Greenline payments powered by Worldpay

The cannabis industry has matured a lot in the past 4 years, and retailers have come to expect the best value from their payment processors. At Greenline, we’re excited to announce our premier payment processing solution for cannabis retailers: Worldpay. Reliability and uptime In a high-volume store, a single hour of downtime could mean losing […] ...

Greenline exhibits at the Lift Expo in style

The best time to attend an event as an exhibitor is when you have something good to share, whether it’s news, features, or products. Greenline has both great news and great new features. The great news comes in the form of Greenline’s acquisition by BLAZE. Joining forces with BLAZE brings both companies a more powerful […] ...

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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Capturing Eden

Capturing Eden elevates the cannabis consumer experience with education

“The POS searchability has been a great functionality for our budtenders. Previously, they used the kiosk, or the online menu, now they’re able to feel like they know their stock. When an order comes in, or when someone comes in and asks us what ounces are available, it’s beautiful to be able to sort by gram.”

Sativa Bliss

Sativa Bliss follows the path to cannabis retail success in Ontario

“I like to tell businesses to keep it simple, especially when you want to grow into multi-store, you’ve got to keep your system the simplest possible. Greenline is simple and easy to use, and that’s what I think software should be.”

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Copper Island Cannabis Company
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.

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.