“It’s not just about Bud’s Goods, it’s about the industry itself. A lot of operators are focused on the greed part. You have to focus on the industry and make sure the haters remain quiet.”
Some cannabis brands are just trying that much harder. Whether on the retail or manufacturing side of the industry, their products and appearance are especially inviting, making for more of an experience rather than just another high.
Bud’s Goods & Provisions, which up to now has had locations in Worcester and Abington, is one of those businesses going the extra mile. From the look of their stores with spectacular murals to the curation of their actual goods and merchandising, there’s a clear concept in play.
With their third store—this one in Watertown—opening this Friday, May 20, we spoke with Founder and CEO Alex Mazin about his vision for “creating a welcoming and comfortable retail environment while also providing hard-working New Englanders premium products without premium pricing.”
Give us a little more background on the brand.
I care deeply about the industry and I care about doing it in a manner that is memorable. I’m not trying to listen to lawyers every day. I listen