Shopify Launches CBD Business In The US: ‘Shopify Didn’t Get Into CBD; CBD Got Into Retail’

Shopify Inc. (NYSE: SHOP) (TSX: SHOP) is launching Tuesday a series of new features aimed at helping merchants selling hemp and hemp-derived CBD products in the U.S. better reach customers online and in brick-and-mortar retail locations. Of course, availability of this suite will be determined by local laws.

“Shopify didn’t get into CBD; CBD got into retail,” Loren Padelford, general manager of Shopify Plus, told Benzinga. “Shopify is excited to be one of the first commerce platforms powering retailers of all sizes that want to sell hemp-derived Cannabidiol (CBD) products in the United States. Merchants operating in states that permit the sale of hemp-derived CBD products will have access to …

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