Articles

Tips, tricks, and news from the industry.

The Local Cannabist - Alberta

7 common misconceptions by new Canadian cannabis retailers

New independent cannabis retailers frequently go through a variety of concerns and focus on the wrong things before they begin live operations. In our experience working with licensed retailers in Canada, these are the top 7 misconceptions that retailers encounter. 1. Planning for customer labels per sale at recreational stores. This misconception stems from the medical […] ...

Save time with Greenline POS

How your cannabis POS system can save you time

In a fast-paced, ever-changing retail environment, it’s important your POS system understands your store’s workflows to save you time. In this article, we’ll go over 5 ways Greenline POS can save your staff hours every week in operational costs. Automatic provincial product imports Within a product’s lifecycle in a store, the process of product management […] ...

Greenline does not monetize your data

Greenline’s stance on data privacy

Your data is important. Data is a valuable resource, and the creators of that data always deserve to know where it goes and how it’s used. Greenline does not monetize customer data. As a business, our revenues are generated as a function of delivering value to our retail customers, and not as a function of […] ...

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BC’s new recreational cannabis home delivery and security changes are a ...

Thanks to the efforts of numerous behind-the-scenes cannabis industry advocates, including the Association of Canadian Cannabis Retailers ...

Greenline support for the next generation of Moneris Core terminals

We’re proud to announce the launch of our Moneris Core POS integrations. This will allow Greenline customers to use the next ...

Retail Cannabis Forum Sponsored by Greenline POS

Greenline POS is proud to sponsor the 3rd Cannabis Retail Forum by the Retail Council of Canada on May 13. The Retail Cannabis Forum is ...

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.