Unity Rd. Named a 2020 Franchise to Watch by Global Franchise Magazine
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Unity Rd. Named a 2020 Franchise to Watch by Global Franchise Magazine

Leading International Franchise Publication Features the Cannabis Franchise as One of 10 Concepts Savvy Entrepreneurs Need to Know

February 27, 2020 // Franchising.com // DENVER – Unity Rd. is top of mind in the franchise community. The U.S. dispensary franchise was featured in the February 2020 issue of Global Franchise Magazine as one of 10 franchise movers and shakers that savvy entrepreneurs from all industries need to know, as part of its article “2020 Vision: The Franchise Brands to Keep an Eye On.”

Powered by ONE Cannabis Group, Unity Rd. was highlighted among fitness concepts, quick-service restaurant franchises and a barbershop brand for making cannabis dispensary franchise opportunities available to industry newcomers and existing dispensary owners alike.

With industry projections expecting to reach $30 billion by 2025, the highly-regulated sector boasts alluring possibilities for those savvy enough to break into the business.

“The cannabis industry is nascent and ever-changing from day-to-day and market-to-market,” Unity Rd. COO Mike Weinberger shared with the publication’s editor. “Our dedicated support team helps Unity Rd. franchisees grow and navigate the incredibly complex world of opening and running a dispensary – ensuring they can run both a compliant and profitable business. From licensing and site selection assistance to how to hire and train a topnotch staff, our team provides the tools and guidance to help franchisees realize success that only an industry like cannabis can provide.”

Launched in 2018, the marijuana franchise has multiple agreements signed with more than 10 entrepreneurial groups across the United States for development in Colorado, Michigan, Missouri, Massachusetts, Ohio and West Virginia, among others. Unity Rd. partners with industry newcomers and existing multi-unit franchisees who are looking to diversify their franchise portfolio as well as existing dispensary owners or operators. Total investments range from $1 million to $2.5 million, including a $100,000 franchise fee for a single unit or $250,000 for three units. Those interested in becoming a Unity Rd. franchisee should have access to a minimum $1 million in liquid capital. Franchisees may be owner-operators or passive owners with a designated, experienced manager running operations.

To read “2020 Vision: The Franchise Brands to Keep an Eye On” in its entirety, visit https://www.globalfranchisemagazine.com/assets/images/reports/202002_issue28_1.pdf. For more information about Unity Rd. franchise opportunities, contact Tiarra Convento at tiarra@unityrd.com or 720-923-5262, or visit https://ocginc.com/cannabis-franchises/ .

About Unity Rd

Unity Rd., the retail brand of ONE Cannabis Group, is bridging the two previously disconnected worlds of cannabis and franchising. The industry trailblazer is the first to bring the cannabis dispensary franchise model to the United States - with duality of prowess in both industries to back it up. Built up from the legacy of Green Man Cannabis and infused with decades of franchise experience, the company helps eager operators enter the complex industry with ease. The marijuana franchise pioneer offers its partners the knowledge, resources, and ongoing support needed to compliantly and profitably operate a dispensary. Unity Rd. is powered by ONE Cannabis Group, which is a Colorado-based, vertically integrated cannabis company. Recently, it was named one of the top cannabis retail leaders in the nation by MJBizDaily magazine. It also recently became the first cannabis business to earn a Franchise Times Dealmakers award – a recognition presented to the boldest players driving mergers and acquisitions in franchising. For more information, visit unityrd.com.



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