An Intuitive Point of Sale System for Marijuana Dispensaries in Illinois
One of the most important parts of establishing your cannabis dispensary is selecting the right software to manage your sales. Opening and running a dispensary can be difficult work. That’s why you need to have all of the right tools and support behind you. BLAZE Retail POS is perfectly suited for new and existing cannabis dispensaries to improve day-to-day operations, increase profits, and scale their businesses. Our team is experienced in helping dispensaries succeed and are ready to take your Illinois dispensary to the next level.
Having a cannabis-specific POS (point of sale) is crucial for your dispensary. Point of Sales (POS) software is vital for all businesses in any industry. First, they make receiving payments between the dispensary and the customer possible through dispensary POS software. Secondly, you can compile important sales and compliance data. Lastly, you can manage inventory and make real-time updates to your menu.
For the cannabis industry, unique challenges call for a dispensary POS built specifically by those who know cannabis. This is because of strict business regulations and dire compliance practices. Any mistakes your team makes can slow down operations, result in fines, and even cause legal trouble. Above all, a dispensary POS equipped for the industry’s unique challenges is key to running a smooth storefront.
What sets BLAZE apart in a market rife with dispensary POS software is the unique features that are easy to use and increase dispensary efficiency. BLAZE Dispensary POS is designed for budtenders, delivery drivers, and front desk personnel. That’s why it’s so easy to learn and use cross-functionally by all employees. Our app makes customer interactions easy and allows them to check in and make purchases ahead of time. The iOS and Android Driver app let retailers scan and track products from a phone. This makes our interface accessible from anywhere. It’s no wonder why more cannabis retailers are turning to BLAZE for a smoother-running dispensary.
Dispensary software should make everyone’s lives easier, from the receptionist to the purchasing manager, to delivery drivers out in the world. It’s a lofty, yet attainable goal if the platform includes:
- An easy-to-use experience.
- Effortless customer check-in, including self-check-in, even from the dispensary floor.
- Mobile app access (via iOS and Android devices) to HIPAA-compliant customer records for budtenders on the floor.
- Delivery service integration.
- Accurate, real-time inventory data with First In/First Out (FIFO) capabilities.
- Seamless Metrc integration or with other state-mandated compliance platforms.
- Mobile sales processing for budtenders on the floor.
- Secure, encrypted data.
- Data reporting features that do not require a software engineer to utilize.
- For vertical businesses, integration with an entire suite of supply chain tracking software.
- One platform for multiple dispensary locations.
- Customizable features and stellar customer support by actual humans.
We are proud to say that cannabis trailblazers built the BLAZE Retail POS software. We asked ourselves what we wanted to see in retail software, identified real-world needs, and then made it happen.
Our team is made up of professionals, dispensary owners, and cannabis industry insiders who are passionate about making better cannabis software. The BLAZE POS is continually adapting and improving by adding new integrations and technology to provide a better experience and service.
BLAZE has integrations with many of the cannabis industry’s leading software. Our platform uses the best tech from the market and brings it all under one stellar POS to bring you the ultimate tech stack. With BLAZE, your dispensary can seamlessly interact between software and platforms to maximize your efficiency and deliver results. We are continuously adding new integrations and listening to what our customers and the market are looking for. We take this same approach to developing new additions to our own point-of-sale system.
BLAZEPAY’s fully integrated payment platform increases average cart sizes, eliminates manual entry errors, and allows for budtender tipping all while ensuring the merchant gets paid on time, all the time. BLAZEPAY is available for all merchants that have access to a bank account. Better yet, it works for Retail Storefronts as well as Retail Delivery. BLAZEPAY is a Point of Banking debit processing that is fully integrated with BLAZE® Retail Point of Sale (POS). Both Point of Banking (cashless ATM) and PIN Debit systems support authorized PIN-based card transactions. This allows your customers to pay with their ATM/debit cards and credit cards (with a PIN). Automatic nightly batching sent directly to the merchant’s bank of account.
BLAZE Insights is our business intelligence tool for cannabis operators. BLAZE Insights Standard puts powerful reporting and analytics in one easy-to-use dashboard available to all BLAZE users. BLAZE-powered cannabis retailers can weaponize their data to give them a competitive edge with the ability to drill down into reports and make data-driven decisions. This platform rounds out BLAZE Retail POS and gives you and your business more power and efficiency.
BLAZE is the complete package for your Illinois cannabis dispensary and operations. We have the software, integrations, and team to meet and support your business needs. When you’re ready to take things to the next level, please reach out to our team. We’ll be happy to show you our products in action and get started making the difference your business needs.
A Feature Rich, Easy to Use Dispensary POS That Is Fully Compliant
BLAZE POS is practically designed to meet your company needs. It is fully integrated with dozens of leading software to give you a powerful tech stack full of the features you want. We worked hard to make sure that you don’t have to. Our POS is designed for ease of use and fast learning. With BLAZE POS you’ll be able to increase cart sizes, handle more customers, speed up interactions, and prevent mistakes. BLAZE was built by cannabis insiders for cannabis professionals. Each software has been designed by operators in that specific field.
We’re dedicated to filling the gaps that other software leave and providing all-around more effective, efficient, and easy-to-use products. We also provide a host of other software to benefit your business like our data analytics software BLAZE Insights and our payment system, BLAZE Payments. Our platform also integrates with other leading software to provide you access to the best systems and applications the market has to offer.
Compliance has never been easier. We built our tech for ease of use, allowing staff to be onboarded quickly and to handle daily compliance tasks efficiently and safely. As a Metrc state, BLAZE is ideally suited for Illinois cannabis shops. Our software is fully integrated with Metrc and ready to simplify your compliance tasks. Through our integration, you’ll be able to manage your compliance needs, quickly, securely, and easily. With BLAZE software, onboarding new staff to manage compliance and streamline efficiency is a breeze.
Our software is designed for ease of use and speed. Quick to understand user faces allow your team to make compliance second nature and to catch mistakes before they become larger issues.
We work in multiple Metrc and Biotrack operated states and have experience meeting the compliance needs of our customers. BLAZE is ready to service your cannabis operations as well.
Illinois Compliance and Blaze Dispensary POS Software for Retailers
BLAZE software is fully integrated with Biotrack. This gives our platform the tools it needs to empower our Illinois cannabis dispensary customers. With BLAZE software, you’ll have easy to access data and storage, making compliance easy to track. Our sleek interface allows for quick learning for your business and team and works to prevent compliance mistakes before they become larger issues.
We have years of experience meeting the compliance needs of our customers. Our software is always adapting and updating to stay on top of compliance updates and provide the service that our clients need.
Illinois Marijuana Delivery
The state currently does not allow for cannabis delivery. However, this may change in the future. BLAZE has industry-leading delivery software built specifically for when this happens. As a California based business, we’ve been working in cannabis delivery for years. We’re set to bring our expertise to Illinois as soon as delivery is legal.
We bring a host of competitive advantages to our software. From supporting both scheduled and on-demand delivery drivers to managing inventory and compliance. The easy to use BLAZE interface allows for you and your team to get access to the data you need efficiently and easily. All of our systems work with Android and iOS to allow you to manage your routes and drivers from anywhere. Our system is completely ready to simplify your delivery and increase your profits.
Additional Benefits for Illinois License Holders
Our team is well-versed on the needs of Illinois license holders and state regulations. We also bring years of experience handling the needs of businesses and operators all across the country. We’re here to help when your business is ready. From detailing how to open your dispensary with helpful articles and important information, to setting up your business with the ultimate tech stack, BLAZE is here from inception to execution.
“Built from the ground up by people in the cannabis industry, the BLAZE® Dispensary POS System will take your Illinois dispensary to the next level. Our software is designed for budtenders, delivery drivers and front desk personnel, the iPad & iPhone Dispensary POS app makes customer interactions easy. We have the features that matter for your dispensary needs.”
Blaze POS system for Dispensary Features
1. Operate your Dispensary more Efficiently Across the Board with Dispensary POS System
Our cannabis dispensary software starts doing its magic before the customer gets to the budtender, often through online ordering or beginning at check in after entering the store. Every time someone does business with a dispensary, they essentially become a member of that dispensary and their data follows them everywhere. Budtenders can see a customer’s recent purchases and last visits with a click of a button via the intuitive dispensary management system. More control over your data means more power for your business. Utilize our extensive data to guide marketing, sales, and operation decisions with the knowledge of how your customers are behaving.
2. Create an Experience that Drives Repeat Customers
A key element of running a dispensary is maintaining secure, HIPAA-compliant patient records and profiles. But that’s only part of the story. BLAZE® Retail is the best Dispensary POS software for both medicinal and adult-use dispensaries with a built-in loyalty program and a powerful promotions engine allowing first-time and repeats customers to feel like they’re part of the dispensary community.
Easy-to-use loyalty systems and integrations with leading loyalty software gives you a complete tool-chest of rewards to drum up repeat business. This is especially important for capitalizing on important cannabis holidays like 4/20 and 7/10.
3. Accurate Real-Time Inventory with BLAZE® Point of Sale System for Dispensary
It’s crucial to know exactly where your products are at all times, which ones are popular and what needs restocking. BLAZE® makes sure you have accurate inventory counts and can easily transfer from your different rooms or locations in the store. With BLAZE® Dispensary POS your customers will be searching for accurate products to purchase even if they shop online before entering a dispensary.
With BLAZE, you’ll know exactly what is in your inventory and what is selling best. Our dispensary POS sheds light on your most popular products and your customer buying habits. This way, you’ll always be sure to be fully stocked on what sells and your customers will be able to find exactly what they’re looking for everytime.
4. Use at Multiple Locations, Eliminate Growing Pains
The BLAZE® Retail cannabis POS software is readily available on the web or on an iPad. From tracking drivers and transactions to managing multiple locations, our secure platform makes it easy to access your dispensary POS software from anywhere.
A key formula for expanding dispensary growth is deploying multiple sales channels, and your website must be part of the equation. With BLAZE® Retail, we can turn your website into an online storefront in a matter of minutes so age-verified customers may place a delivery or pick up orders through it.
As your operations grow and you open additional dispensaries, you’ll need a POS system that can keep pace. BLAZE was designed just for that. Our software easily transitions your needs from one brick and mortar to many. With an easy-to-use interface, growing your business is simpler than ever before.
5. Complete Compliance Integration with BLAZE POS System for Dispensary
The BLAZE® dispensary POS system is secure and reliable. Our technology protects sensitive information about your customers, and products, and makes sure you are operating the business, reporting directly into your state’s compliance tracking system.
We have a very sophisticated integration with both Metrc and BioTrack traceability. You can count on us pushing and pulling data accurately for your compliance confidence. BLAZE® Retail pushes all sales data in real-time and creates transfer templates to send to Metrc and BioTrack traceability saving you a lot of work.
Never find yourself making compliance mistakes again. Our software is designed to make compliance easy for you and your team. If problems do arise, the BLAZE support team is standing by and ready to help.
6. Comprehensive Yet Digestible Data Reporting with BLAZE® Dispensary POS Software
We provide valuable data on your business operations, inventory, and sales insights in dashboards and also have over 100 reports to choose from. The great thing about the BLAZE® dispensary POS software is we store all your data and never throw anything away. We make it available and then actionable so that you can power your team with great data to optimize your business.
BLAZE was specifically designed for ease of use. All the data collected in your POS is formatted for quick viewing and decision-making. No more struggling through endless spreadsheets and complicated data, BLAZE makes running your dispensary easier.
7. Hit the Road With Ease
Cannabis delivery services are set to grow exponentially over the next few years. In California, for instance, delivery services may operate in municipalities that do not otherwise permit licensed storefront dispensaries. Cannabis delivery sales are truly about convenience and customers expect a seamless, positive experience.
Is your business ready for the inevitable demand for delivery? BLAZE has everything you need to get set up and your operations running without a hitch. With BLAZE tech, you can identify optimol delivery routes and cut down on redundant drivers and wasted time.
With BLAZE® Retail POS, dispensary dispatchers can track drivers and transactions, providing a clear picture of the dispensary’s delivery activity. Learn more about why the BLAZE® Retail suite is the clear choice when looking for cannabis delivery software and mobile POS.
8. We’re Here When You Need Us
We understand the complexities of the cannabis business, and that’s why we’ve simplified our retail software suite. But we also understand that unforeseen circumstances will arise. We’re available by phone and through email whenever you need support.