Shopify Says Day 1 Demand for Cannabis in Canada Outpacing Estimates

October 17, 2018
Updated 4mo ago
Canadian e-commerce platform Shopify is ready to reap some of the rewards of Canada's nascent legal pot industry, which came online Wednesday morning. Loren Padelford, the company's vice president and general manager, spent Wednesday morning monitoring the cannabis transactions taking place on Canadian Shopify-powered sites and told Cheddar the demand was outpacing even his company's most bullish forecasts.