The Open Dør with Kathryn Blackwell

The Open Dør with CEO and Co-Founder Kathryn Blackwell today on Plant Prophets with Vern Davis only on Cannabis Radio. The Open Dør mission is to elevate the cannabis retail experience with a turnkey franchising solution for dispensary license holders. The Open Dør removes the complexity of cannabis and provides patients with the cannabis they need. Kathryn Blackwell is the Co-Founder and CEO of The Open Dør, a national cannabis retail franchise headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. With over three decades of experience in the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) sector, Kathryn has built a successful reputation for elevating brands through effective e-commerce development, product innovation, and strategic communications.

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Her background in the franchised consumer food industry provided a strong foundation for her transition into the cannabis space. Since establishing The Open Dør in 2020, Kathryn has integrated proven franchise strategies and merchandising practices into the dispensary brand to deliver a modern aesthetic and transform the consumer experience. Prior to entering the cannabis market, Kathryn co-founded international franchisor Kahala Corp, which owned more than 12 brands, among them Cold Stone Creamery, TacoTime, Samurai Sam’s, and others, with more than 3,500 locations operating in 23 countries.

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