Front Runner, the business intelligence software from Washington-based Tetratrak, shares great data that is incorporated into a report that it posts periodically. Here is an excerpt from the most recent report, which discusses how Washington’s recreational marijuana marketplace is “upside down” in comparison of brands to retail outlets. Pricing pressure has been extreme, and brands are likely to to offer an escape from the commoditization of the flower market there.
There are only four processors that were in over half of all the retailers in the state. The top three were all edible companies, Zoots (DB3), Northwest Cannabis Solutions, and Spot (Botanical Seattle).
Read Brian Yauger’s “The 2015 MJBA/Front Runner Washington Marijuana Producer/Processor Report”: http://mjnewsnetwork.com/business/the-2015-mjbafront-runner-washington-marijuana-producerprocessor-report/