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EDMONTON , March 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Fire & Flower Holdings Corp. ("Fire & Flower" or the "Company") (FAF.V), an independent licensed cannabis retailer, today announced that the Company has launched its e-commerce platform to sell adult-use recreational cannabis to customers in the province of Saskatchewan and accessory products to customers across Canada .
The e-commerce platform opens Fire & Flower's ability to sell cannabis products to customers throughout Saskatchewan through online ordering and provincially-approved delivery services.
"The launch of our e-commerce platform demonstrates Fire & Flower's commitment as a technology-focused and data-driven retailer," shared Trevor Fencott , Fire & Flower's Chief Executive Officer. "Our intuitive e-commerce platform is leading the industry as digital retailer in the emerging recreational cannabis market."
The e-commerce platform was developed by Fire & Flower's digital product studio, HiFyre Inc., that was acquired by Fire & Flower in July of 2018. HiFyre Inc. has significant cannabis experience working in the legal cannabis industry for the past six years with clients including Mettrum Health Corp., Starseed Medicinal Inc. and Canopy Growth Corporation.
About Fire & Flower
Fire & Flower is a leading independent adult-use cannabis retailer poised to capture significant market share in Canadian provinces that allow private retail. The company provides customers with expertly curated product selection and a best-in-class, education-driven customer experience. Fire & Flower's leadership team combines extensive experience in the legal cannabis industry with deep retail expertise. The company is at the forefront of the new adult-use cannabis industry in Canada.
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SOURCE Fire & Flower Holdings Corp.
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