Weekend Unlimited Inc (CSE:POT) (OTCQB:WKULF) is set to unveil its first retail concept store in the US next month in Long Beach, California.
Opening on April 20, the location will feature 2,500 square feet of space where Weekend’s array of cannabidiol (CBD) and wellness products will be sold. On top of this, it will also include 2,500 square feet for a Weekend LIVE lounge where community outreach and education seminars will take place.
“This space has been designed to provide customers with multiple product lines, featuring Weekend brands, and elevating the experience by having an upstairs Weekend LIVE space that will hold events, education seminars and serve as a lounge with a hemp smoothie bar, coffee and CBD edibles,” said Paul Chu, Weekend’s CEO, in a statement.
Chu said establishing a retail base in the US would allow customers to interact with Weekend’s brands. “It is essential to our growth plan that we establish multiple touch points for our offerings,” he added.
Weekend Unlimited is a cannabis-focused investment company that specializes in the scaling of small to medium brands, primarily in the categories of flower, extracts and edibles.
The company has been making steady inroads into the US market, moving this month to switch its global headquarters to New York City from Vancouver.
Weekend shares slipped C$0.01 to finish at C$0.125 on Wednesday.
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