TORONTO, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – January 27, 2023) – Halo Collective Inc. (NEO: HALO) (OTCQB: HCANF) (FSE: A9K0) (“Halo” or “Company”) Vertically Integrated Cannabis Company is pleased to report preliminary unaudited earnings figures for its California operations. Retail sales increased 16.8% in the last quarter.We’ve made progress with our Budega™ VIP program and our new location in Hollywood due to open this year. The company is evaluating new sales and marketing initiatives through a series of California-wide pop-ups that will serve as a prerequisite for the continued expansion of the Budega™ retail chain testing demand in various regions of the state.
The company continues to grow revenue quarter by quarter in the retail sector of its California operations, contributing more than $1.4 million to 2022 top-line revenue.The company expects retail store revenues to continue to grow after launching new marketing initiatives and is poised for additional revenue streams from a third pharmacy location opening later this year. BDSA predicts that U.S. recreational and medical cannabis will reach $46 billion by 2026, with California still the largest market, accounting for 50% of legal sales. occupies more thanAccording to another estimate, legal retail sales in the US will rise to $52.6 billion by 2026. Capacity is declining statewide Bigger player exitswe believe our operations in California will continue to deliver results in the years to come.
The following initiatives were launched in a series of marketing efforts to increase top-line revenue.
The Budega™ VIP program is available at all Budega™ stores to allow customers to participate in the loyalty points program. Special membership programs include discounted rates for high-value customers and integrate software programs that enable efficient tracking of customer purchases. We access purchase data and adjust promotional targeting accordingly.
A guerrilla marketing approach with a series of pop-ups across California. This incentive will serve as a prerequisite for the continued expansion of the Budega™ retail chain, testing demand in different regions of the state while generating additional revenue.
The company has been discussing innovative ways to connect with the community. Pop-up shops have grown in recent years, with many brands opening short-term retail outlets in cities around the world. In the modern experience economy, creating environments where customers can touch, see, and smell things creates memorable experiences. Hands-on experience with curated inventory, rather than just browsing racks or browsing items online, can help items stand out in the minds of shoppers. The fact that it can only be seen on the day gives the product a sense of urgency and exclusivity, which is very attractive to customers. Halo is in talks to acquire multiple event-based cannabis licenses and launch a series of pop-ups across California. This will allow us to test market acceptance in high traffic areas and communities in preparation for our retail expansion plans.
“California’s cannabis market continues to serve a legal recreational consumer base, and Halo intends to keep abreast of the state’s evolving market trends. , continues to evaluate the effectiveness of the proposed pop-up incentives.Budega™ retail sales growth has proven strong since its initial launch, and as it expands to new locations, this segment of the company continues to top the list. We look forward to contributing to the line’s sales,” commented Halo Collective Chairman and CEO Katie Field. .
We have a state retail license for our Hollywood location, are taking the necessary steps to build, and are building for our new opening.
About the Halo Collective
Halo is focused on the West Coast of the United States and has vertically integrated operations that cover the entire value chain from seed to sales. Halo grows, extracts, manufactures and sells high quality cannabis flowers, pre-rolls, vape carts, foods and concentrates. Halo markets these products under a portfolio of brands that includes Hush™, Winberry Farms™, his retail brand Budega™, and a license agreement with FlowerShop*. In addition, Halo has two clinics in Los Angeles under his Budega™ brand in North Hollywood and Hollywood, and in 2023 he plans to open another in Hollywood.
In the non-THC sector, Halo is expanding into health and wellness categories that include CBD and functional supplements. Through a series of acquisitions, Halo offers products in the form of beverages (H2C Beverages) and dissolvable strips (Dissolve Medical).
Halo has successfully acquired and integrated various companies, which have since been reorganized to form Akanda Corp. (NASDAQ: AKAN), an international medical cannabis and wellness company in which Halo is the largest shareholder. Halo has also acquired various software development assets, including CannPOS, Cannalift, CannaFeels, and his Accudab, a discrete sublingual dosing technology. Halo will reorganize these entities (including intellectual property and patent filings) into a subsidiary, Halo Tek Inc., and complete the distribution of Halo Tek Inc. stock to shareholders of record by the date of determination. It’s a schedule.
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 The 16.8% percentage is calculated based on preliminary unaudited revenue figures.
 Revenue of $1.4 million is calculated based on preliminary unaudited revenue figures.
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