Kiaro Opens Latest Retail Location In Orleans, Ontario
- 15 locations operational across B.C, Ontario and Saskatchewan.
- Forecasted annual revenue of $42.7M.
- Company has plans to increase the operational footprint to 18 stores after opening its sixth B.C location in Kelowna and the potential development locations in Ontario.
Vancouver, British Columbia – November 12, 2021 – Kiaro Holdings Corp. (TSXV: KO) ("Kiaro" or the "Company") a Canadian cannabis retailer and distributor, is pleased to announce the opening of its latest retail location in Orleans, Ontario ( Unit D002, 3838 Innes Road, Orleans, Ontario, K1W 0C8). The brand currently has 15 locations operational across B.C, Ontario and Saskatchewan.
“We continue to see the Kiaro brand grow across Canada, providing a best-in-class retail cannabis experience to each and every customer we serve. The continued increase in our retail footprint to a potential of 18 stores in early 2022 will drive us towards the forecasted $42.7M in annual revenue ” stated Daniel Petrov, Chief Executive Officer of Kiaro.
After opening of Kiaro’s sixth B.C location in Kelowna later this year and the potential development locations in Ontario, the company plans to grow the operational footprint to 18 stores.
Kiaro Holdings Corp.
Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Kiaro is an independent, omni-channel cannabis retailer and distributor. Through existing storefronts across British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Ontario, and with the completion of the recent acquisition of Hemisphere Cannabis from Aegis Brands, Kiaro has 15 stores with another three expected in early 2022. This is in addition to its wholesale distribution division servicing Saskatchewan, and ecommerce sites in Canada, the US and Australia. Kiaro is driven to introduce new and experienced consumers to a lifelong exploration of cannabis. With more than 70 years of collective retail and wholesale focused experience, Kiaro's leadership team has a proven track record of executing on acquisitions and financings, and moreover growing brands across North America. The Company plans to continue its growth trajectory through its consumer-centric retail, ecommerce, and wholesale distribution segments over the coming years.
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