Big Box Stores Are a Costly Ticket to the Top for CBD Companies

Stocking trendy products like CBD could help big box retailers compete in a crowded market, but smaller, newer CBD companies could find the challenges of stocking on such a large scale prohibitive.

Chloe Aiello
May 20 · 6 min read
A Target employee hands bags to a customer at the register at a Target store. ( Jeff Chiu/AP/Shutterstock)

What’s Driving the CBD Boom?

“It certainly pays to be one of the very earliest fast followers.”

CBD Companies Face Scaling Challenges

“In a mass merchandiser, I can’t control how well stocked the shelves are. I can’t hand product knowledge off to my consumer …”

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Chloe Aiello is a reporter for Cheddar, covering the rapidly evolving cannabis space.

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Original reporting on social media, fintech, entertainment, cannabis, and more from the leading post-cable network.