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Green Growth Brands To Speak At Premier Retail Industry Event


CMO, Jann Parish, is speaking at NRF 2020 Vision: Retail's Big Show

COLUMBUS, OH, Jan. 9, 2020 /CNW/ - Green Growth Brands Inc. (GGB or the Company) (CSE: GGB) (OTCQB: GGBXF) is pleased to announce Jann Parish, Chief Marketing Officer, will be speaking at NRF 2020 Vision: Retail's Big Show in New York City from January 12-14, 2020.

Green Growth Brands Inc. (CNW Group/Green Growth Brands)

Parish will be speaking on Sunday, January 12 at 2:00 PM ET on a panel entitled, "Disruption: Rapid growth of CBD products impacting big box, digital, specialty and department stores".  Parish will be speaking alongside The Vitamin Shoppe CEO, Sharon Leite and GfK Consumer Life Senior Consultant Rachel Bonsignore. The discussion will be moderated by Stephanie Wissink, Jefferies Consumer Research Managing Director. The panel will discuss how the new category is integrating through all retail touchpoints.

"NRF is a hugely influential organization. For CBD to be included in the dialogue at the Big Show says so much about the strides the industry has made in destigmatizing cannabis and creating consumer-friendly brands and products," said Parish. "We are really honored to be sharing our perspective at the event among the most innovative retailers in the world."

Among the 40,000 attendees from over 100 countries, there will be 16,000 retailers from companies including Sephora, Poshmark, Walmart, Nordstrom and goop.

About NRF
The National Retail Federation, the world's largest retail trade association, passionately advocates for the people, brands, policies and ideas that help retail thrive. From its headquarters in Washington, D.C., NRF empowers the industry that powers the economy. Retail is the nation's largest private-sector employer, contributing $2.6 trillion to annual GDP and supporting one in four U.S. jobs ? 42 million working Americans. For over a century, NRF has been a voice for every retailer and every retail job, educating, inspiring and communicating the powerful impact retail has on local communities and global economies.

About Green Growth Brands Inc.
Green Growth Brands creates remarkable experiences in cannabis and CBD. Led by CEO Peter Horvath and a leadership team of consumer-focused retail experts, the company's brands include CAMP, Seventh Sense Botanical Therapy, The+Source, Green Lily, and 8 Fold. The Company also has a licensing agreement with the Greg Normantm Brand to develop a line of CBD-infused personal care products designed for active wellness. GGB is expanding its cannabis operations throughout the U.S., via dispensaries in Nevada, Massachusetts and Florida and the largest network of CBD shops in malls across the country and ShopSeventhSense.com. Learn more about the vision at  GreenGrowthBrands.com.

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SOURCE Green Growth Brands



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