Maximize Your Purchasing Power with LeafLink’s Evaluation Criteria for New Brands and Products
Whether or not you have it formally laid out, chances are that you are already using a set of criteria to evaluate every product that comes into your store.
We’ve compiled a list of the most popular criteria we heard from our customers. This can be used as a checklist, a set of questions to ask prospective vendors, or simply a discussion guide for your team as you consider bringing a new brand or product into your store.
Verifying brand compliance to regulations in your market is essential to ensure legal compliance, maintain consumer trust, and safeguard the reputation of your dispensary.
Today, consumers consider branding along with product specific details in their purchase decisions.
In a constrained macroeconomic environment, end consumers are more likely to be price conscious - and you should be too.
Check out LeafLink's Wholesale Cannabis Pricing Guide for market and pricing insights.
Size & Minimum Order Requirements
For smaller operations with less room for storage, vendors with large packaging and higher order requirements may not be a fit.
Product Experience & Effect
Strain and THC percentage are the top two most important factors when purchasing
As cannabis retailers build their own consumer brand, it’s important to consider whether the products in a store fit that look and feel.
Taking control of your delivery requirements can save a lot of time during the week.
The cannabis industry is moving away from handshake and cash agreements.
Before bringing in a new vendor, there are some operational things you’re better off knowing early on.