Tilray renews distribution agreement with Great North Distributors for cannabis sales across Canada with newly expanded brand
July 27, 2023 By Grow Opportunity Staff
(Globe Newswire) Leamington, Ont. — Tilray Brands, Inc., a leading global cannabis-lifestyle and consumer packaged goods company and Great North Distributors, Inc., Canada’s leading national sales broker for legalized adult-use cannabis — today announced a renewed national brokerage agreement.
Under the agreement, Great North will continue to be the exclusive representative for Tilray’s full portfolio of recreational cannabis products across the Canadian marketplace, with the exception of Quebec. Tilray’s market-leading cannabis portfolio includes Good Supply, RIFF, Solei, Canaca, The Batch, Chowie Wowie, and newly acquired Redecan, Original Stash, and Bake Sale.
Per the renewed 4-year agreement, Great North will invest significant, dedicated, incremental headcount to the Tilray division across all provinces and territories, upgrading key account resources, brand education for budtenders, and enhanced data capabilities to assist retailers in making the best possible decisions to maximize sales revenue.
“As the Canadian cannabis retail landscape continues to evolve, continuity in our distributor allows us to capture significant synergies and further optimize our national sales strategy. Our renewed agreement will further drive exceptional route-to-market efficiencies for our market-leading and growing cannabis portfolio which now includes HEXO brands.” — Blair MacNeil, president, Tilray Canada.
“Great North’s national Canadian network is best positioned to help us accelerate growth and capture even more market share across Canada. As we continue to build our brands, our longstanding relationship with Great North provides us with the flexibility to adjust to market conditions in real time.”
Great North has an extensive reach across every province in Canada, including established relationships and expertise working with provincially owned and operated retailers and private retailers in Canada’s cannabis industry. Great North applies industry-leading data analytics capabilities to the sector, providing suppliers with a powerful data-driven approach to cannabis sales.
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