Saskatchewan startup beats out Shopify as POS behind cannabis retailers

April 8, 2019


In February 2018, Shopify was the winner in the Ontario cannabis lottery after the Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation (OCRC) chose the tech darling to power its ecommerce and brick-and-mortar stores. Since then, a lot has changed. With Ontario’s PC government deciding on a private model for its brick-and-mortar retail cannabis stores, a Saskatchewan startup is now coming out on top.

“We carefully designed our product to align with the nuances of cannabis laws and regulations.”

Founded in Regina, Cova Software, is the little-known entity behind Canada’s cannabis retailers.

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