Fire & Flower Launches Spark Marketplace App: First-of-Its-Kind Mobile Cannabis Marketplace in Canada
Spark Perks™ members can now conveniently place their cannabis order using the app, from any Fire & Flower or Friendly Stranger location or using Firebird Delivery
TORONTO, March 30, 2023 /CNW/ – Fire & Flower Holdings Corp. (“Fire & Flower” or the “Company“) (TSX: FAF) (OTCQX: FFLWF) a leading cannabis consumer retailer, and its wholly-owned technology subsidiary Hifyre™ Inc. (“Hifyre“), announced today the launch of the Spark Marketplace mobile app on the App Store for Apple iPhones.
“Spark Marketplace is a big leap forward in simplifying our shopping experience, and engaging with our Spark Perks™ members,” shared Matthew Hollingshead, Chief Innovation Officer of Fire & Flower. “Fire & Flower continues to raise the bar when it comes to convenient, best-in-class retail, and we are excited to offer Spark Perks members even more benefits through this industry-leading app.”
Benefits of using the Spark Marketplace app include easy access to Member Priced products, early access to new products, special promotions and contests, personalized product recommendations, and live inventory with customer reviews. The new app also allows Spark Perks™ members to access their profiles to re-order products quickly and conveniently, save payment information for future use, and build their basket from anywhere.
Download the app by searching “Spark Marketplace” on your iPhone in the App Store or by visiting https://www.sparkmarketplace.com/.
Fire & Flower is a leading, technology-powered, adult-use cannabis retailer with more than 90 cannabis retail stores operating in its network through the Fire & Flower™, Friendly Stranger™ and Happy Dayz™, Firebird Delivery™ and Spark Perks™ brands. The Company leverages its wholly-owned technology development subsidiary, Hifyre, to continually advance its proprietary retail operations model while also providing additional independent high-margin revenue streams. Fire & Flower guides consumers through the complex world of cannabis through education-focused, best-in-class retailing while the Hifyre digital retail and analytics platform empowers retailers to optimize their connections with consumers. The Company’s leadership team combines extensive experience in the technology, logistics, cannabis and retail industries.
Through the strategic investment of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (owner of Circle K convenience stores), the Company has set its sights on global expansion as new cannabis markets emerge and is poised to expand into the United States when permitted through its strategic licensing agreement with Fire & Flower U.S. Holdings upon the occurrence of certain changes to the cannabis regulatory regime.
Fire & Flower Holdings Corp. owns all issued and outstanding shares in Fire & Flower Inc. and Friendly Stranger Holdings Corp., licensed cannabis retailers that own and operate cannabis retail stores in the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and the Yukon territory. Fire & Flower also licenses its Fire & Flower™ and Sparks Perks™ brands and Hifyre™ platform to select qualified licensees to operate cannabis retail stores in Canada and the U.S.. To learn more about Fire & Flower, visit https://www.fireandflower.com.
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Forward-looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of management of Fire & Flower at the date the statements are made based on information then available to the Fire & Flower. Various factors and assumptions are applied in drawing conclusions or making the forecasts or projections set out in forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are subject to and involve a number of known and unknown, variables, risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the control of Fire & Flower, which may cause Fire & Flower’s actual performance and results to differ materially from any projections of future performance or results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors, among other things, include: regulatory and other approvals or consents; fluctuations in general macroeconomic conditions; fluctuations in securities markets; the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic; the ability of the Company to successfully achieve its business objectives and political and social uncertainties.
No assurance can be given that the expectations reflected in forward-looking statements will prove to be correct. Although the forward-looking statements contained in this news release are based upon what management of the Company believes, or believed at the time, to be reasonable assumptions, the Company cannot assure shareholders that actual results will be consistent with such forward-looking statements, as there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. Readers should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements and information contained in this news release. Additional information regarding risks and uncertainties relating to the Company’s business are contained under the headings “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form dated April 28, 2023 filed on its issuer profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as of the date of this press release, and the Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements that are contained or referenced herein, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.
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