Digital Retail & Technology | Food & Grocery | Store Operations

Eleanor Lynch, President Kiaro & James Jesty, President Friendly Stranger

On this episode we head west to Vancouver and then back again to Toronto to meet two of two great retail cannabis operators innovating, growing their brand and their retail footprint. Building and leading a team that are Cannabis enthusiast first, retailers second and 100% dedicated to their community and customer satisfaction Eleanor Lynch, President Of Operations at Kiaro is back on the podcast as we catch up on their latest retail store expansions, tactics for engagement in the community they operate in and ambitions to head east and bring their brand of operational experience and great retail to the Ontario market. Speaking of the Ontario market, James Jesty, President at The Friendly Stranger Holding Corp. joins me for a wide-ranging conversation where he outlines their three retail banner strategy based on a foundation of decades in the Ontario retail cannabis community and marketplace with The Friendly Stranger, Happy Days and Kensington’s Markets Hot Box retail brand.

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