WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Feb. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DELTA 9 CANNABIS INC. (TSX: DN) (OTCQX: VRNDF) ("Delta 9" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce it has introduced new services to meet consumer demand for online ordering in all retail markets it serves. Delta 9 already has a robust online service in the Manitoba market and it has now launched a province wide delivery service in Saskatchewan and same-day home delivery service program to the Lloydminster, Saskatchewan marketplace. Delta 9 has also launched an online order service allowing customers to reserve products from Delta 9 stores in Calgary and Grande Prairie and have them ready for pick up within one hour.
“Delta 9 has a distinct competitive advantage as online ordering and same day delivery services become more available at Delta 9 stores in Western Canada. These services provide a robust channel to communicate with consumers, understand their needs and preferences and drive consumer traffic digitally,” said John Arbuthnot, CEO of Delta 9. “Customers have responded very positively to our online services in Manitoba, we have experienced a major increase in the usage of our same-day delivery programs with online sales up 265% in 2020 over the previous year and with customer basket sizes almost double compared to in-store basket sizes. As consumer trends continue toward online shopping Delta 9 is fully prepared as a market leader with innovative online services.”
Reserve On-line now available in Alberta
The Company is pleased to provide the next phase of convenience for customers and further enhance safety during the COVID-19 pandemic by minimizing contact time between customers and staff in its Alberta retail stores. With the click of a mouse, customers can browse through a complete inventory of cannabis products and reserve any products for pick up in the Delta 9 stores in Calgary and Grande Prairie and have it ready in one hour.
Mail Order now available throughout Saskatchewan and Same Day delivery in Lloydminster
The Company is also pleased to provide mail order delivery throughout the province of Saskatchewan as well as same day delivery in Lloydminster. Delta 9’s online platform features allow an order to be ready in one hour or less along with same day local delivery services for the residents of Lloydminster, Saskatchewan. Customers will receive direct email order updates from their chosen store and can visit the Delta 9 website https://sask.delta9.ca/ to seamlessly place an order. Customer service operators are available by phone or online chat.
"We continue to execute our omnichannel retail strategy across Canada, meeting the needs of our customers during the pandemic and in the future. Delta 9's technology solutions are turn-key and easily rolled out as we expand throughout Canada," said Matthew Sodomsky, CTO of Delta 9.
Click-and-Collect and Same Day Delivery available on the Delta 9 websites now:
Alberta http: www.alberta.delta9.ca
Investor & Media Contact:
Ian Chadsey VP Corporate Affairs
About Delta 9 Cannabis Inc.
Delta 9 Cannabis Inc. is a vertically integrated cannabis company focused on bringing the highest quality cannabis products to market. Delta 9's wholly-owned subsidiary, Delta 9 Bio-Tech Inc., is a licensed producer of medical and recreational cannabis and operates an 80,000 square foot production facility in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Delta 9 owns and operates a chain of retail stores under the Delta 9 Cannabis Store brand. Delta 9's shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "DN" and on the OTCQX under the symbol "VRNDF". For more information, please visit www.delta9.ca.
Disclaimer for Forward-Looking Information
Certain statements in this release may be forward-looking statements, which reflect the expectations of management regarding the Company’s Click and Collect and Home delivery service plans and other matters. Forward-looking statements consist of statements that are not purely historical, including any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Forward looking statements in this news release include Click and Collect and Home delivery service plans. Such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results, performance or developments to differ materially from those contained in the statements, including all risk factors set forth in the annual information form of Delta 9 dated March 19, 2020 which has been filed on SEDAR. No assurance can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will occur or, if they do occur, what benefits the Company will obtain from them. Readers are urged to consider these factors carefully in evaluating the forward-looking statements contained in this news release and are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which are qualified in their entirety by these cautionary statements. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and the Company disclaims any intent or obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise, except as required by applicable securities laws.
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