Important Hemp Update

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued an update on its federal hemp rules that contain new information on standards, … More

Another Retaileroftheweek

Just going to hype my new blog selecting an outstanding retailer each week. These may not necessarily be ones that … More


A new sister site,, is being introduced this week, highlighting an individual retailing business that is notable. It’s not … More

CBD Chinese Style

If you think CBD and hemp are just gaining popularity in the U.S., think again. Uncle Bud’s is an American … More

CBD Stability

Like everything else — at least we hope — forecasts are for more stability in the CBD marketplace for 2021. … More


What do McDonald’s McRib sandwiches and the retailing business have in common? Turns out more than you would think…other than … More

Top 10 Hempers

Wonder where all that hemp for your CBD products comes from? Which are the top 10 states in hemp production? … More

Gray Friday

As a retailer of CBD and hemp products what are your expectations for this Thanksgiving weekend cycle? Surely, the days … More


As more and more of the big boys in retail move into the health and wellness space, it opens up … More

The Map

Last week’s election also signified some big changes in state laws regarding marijuana use. Yes, marijuana is different than CBD … More