Recreational dispensary opens in Hamtramck and more to follow.
DETROIT, MI, January 26, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Growing up working with his parents in their independent pharmacy business, to creating his own independent toy store it’s no surprise CEO of Quality Roots, Aric Klar and his family are poised to be the Michigan family to lead the Michigan Cannabis industry in 2021. The first of January will bring the second recreational dispensary and in SE Michigan in Hamtramck. “While (Quality Roots) is a recreational marijuana retailer, we’re still taking a medical approach focused on patient protection and service,” Aric Klar said. “I grew up in the world of regulation and compliance. Tying that family history into this business will make a big difference.”
Quality Roots has its first operational recreational and medical dispensary located in Battle Creek, Michigan. At Quality Roots, Aric Klar is joined on the leadership team including his brothers Jonathan and Michael and father Mark. The Schostak family, which has years of operational experience, is an operational partner in Quality Roots. Assisting with the venture is Schostak Brothers & Co., one of the largest real estate development groups in metro Detroit that manages and leases a variety of properties. Its TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants’ portfolio includes more than 150 fast-casual restaurants including Applebee’s, Del Taco, MOD Pizza, Olga’s Kitchen and Wendy’s brands.
Schostak Development President Jeffrey Schostak said his group is excited about the partnership, touting the Klars’ operational and regulatory retail business experience.
Klar’s parents owned one of the largest, independent pharmacy operations in Michigan while he was growing up. He learned about patient management, team management and supply chain while helping to grow the business in a regulated industry. In 2014, he helped his parents exit the pharmacy portfolio through a deal with Walgreens.
In addition to his work with that family business, Aric Klar started an independent toy store, Toyology Toys, that has retail locations in Michigan and a distribution platform that serves thousands of other stores across the country. The company focuses on trends-based products, which translates well to the rapidly changing cannabis industry.
Quality Roots takes a family approach with its entire team. The company prides itself on giving its team members the tools they need to be successful. Having a trusted team is essential to success, including, Nicole Essa, Director of Operations, who has strong experience in restaurant management and supply chain.
Klar’s past experience in understanding supply chain and shelf space by working so successfully with the pharmacie and Toyology has helped Quality Roots build strong vendor relationships to offer its consumers a wide variety of products. Quality Roots has one of the largest cannabis menus in Michigan, with numerous varieties of marijuana, pre-rolls, vape cartridges, edibles, concentrates, and CBDs. The focus is on high-quality marijuana.
The company has a number of other licenses for recreational dispensaries in the state; ready to open are Hamtramck the first of January 2021, followed by a store in Berkley, Royal Oak, Westland and Pontiac with growing facilities and more.
The Klar family business history has allowed Quality Roots to create a cannabis brand that is built on service, patient and customer experience along with a strong emphasis on embedding into the communities in which Quality Roots will operate.
The company is focused on building a branded experience for consumers, this allows Quality Roots to be a cannabis education platform that happens to sell both medicinal and recreational cannabis products.
Aric Klar is confident in his team’s ability to provide a strong educational platform and experience that keeps consumers coming back. Quality Roots is providing quality assurance in growing and selling cannabis that meets only the same high standards of safety, efficacy, and potency that the customers have come to expect on the dispensary shelves.
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