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Thrive makes your retail cannabis and liquor licensing processes easier. We implement simple strategies to maximize your business’ profitability. We listen to you and your team, create a strategic plan, and get you excited about what’s possible.

Looking for a leading liquor license consultant or retail cannabis consultant in BC, Alberta, or the USA? Give us a shout or purchase an economical consulting package.

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Liquor operation

Running a liquor operation or are considering starting a liquor business? We help with liquor license applications, application changes, retail liquor setup, and liquor retail operations strategies in British Columbia, Alberta and the USA.

Cannabis operation

Running a retail cannabis operation or are considering starting a retail cannabis business? We help with retail cannabis license applications, municipal applications, and changes in British Columbia and Alberta.

Thrive is a trusted partner who ensures the success of your business. Let’s talk!

Sign up for a 30-min complimentary discovery session. Let’s start the conversation.

Thrive consulting products

Liquor retail operation package

$2,100 + tax

You know you want some help in your retail business, but not sure where to start? Purchase our retail operations package of time and let us set you up for success.

Up to 5, 1-hour sessions in your store with Rebecca


Report of your retail store outlining areas of opportunity:

  • Store layout & displays
  • Pricing & product review
  • Competitive advantage
  • Key opportunities for sales growth

On-site compliance store audit

$1,750 + tax

An on-site audit from the perspective of a provincial liquor inspector. We review your business for the items liquor and cannabis inspectors are looking for during their administrative check.


  • 1 hour on-site visit of your liquor store and/or pub with Rebecca
  • Customized checklist and report to detail findings and deficiencies
  • Open Q&A with your team, after the report has been submitted
  • For best optimization, this should be done on an annual basis

Policy, procedures and operations manuals

$1,800 + tax

Policy, procedures and operations manuals prepare new and current team members and allow for written clear communication. Make sure you have best practices in place with customized manuals to help with training.


  • Written ID best practices
  • Serving It right guidelines
  • Isolation policy
  • Work-place harassment policies
  • Customized policies based on your location needs, and much more!

BC liquor license renewal

$250 + tax

We make it even easier for you to focus on your liquor retail, cannabis retail, on-premise business, or manufacturing facility. We handle your annual liquor or cannabis license renewal and make sure it’s done the right way and on time.


  • Generate annual report
  • Review of floor plans
  • Payment remittance on your behalf
  • 10 point check-list of questions to avoid future compliance issues

FAQ

1I’d like to hire Thrive as a liquor license consultant but I don’t see a package that fits. What do I do?
We can create a custom package for you. Give us a call or scroll up and submit the form on this page.
2I’d like to hire Thrive as a retail cannabis consultant. Can I talk to you before purchasing a consulting product?
Absolutely! Give us a call or scroll up and submit the form on this page. We would love to hear from you.
3I need a retail liquor consultant in a province other than BC and Alberta. Can you help?
Yes we can help you! While we specialize in liquor license application support and retail strategy for BC and Alberta businesses, the requirements and process are similar in other provinces. We have experience working across Canada and would love to hear your plans. Call us or scroll up and submit the form on this page. Let’s start the conversation.
TESTIMONIALS

Client Successes

  • “Rebecca is simply the best of the best. I have been able to complete substantially more deals because Rebecca is an expert in working with local government and the province. We consider her a member of our team and hold her in the highest standing.”
    Mike McKee, CFO & Director of Real Estate, MUSE Cannabis
  • “I have had the pleasure of working with Rebecca a number of times over the past several years and I keep coming back to her. She is a wealth of knowledge and friendly to deal with. When we made renovations to our poolside patio and wanted to ensure proper liquor service to our members and their guests, Rebecca helped us to get our liquor permits amended and helped us to understand our duty and responsibility in implementing them.”
    Tony D, Private Club Manager
  • “My company has utilized Rebecca's services numerous times over the past 5 years, and I can't recommend her enough as a fantastic strategic partner for any alcohol beverage company. The pitfalls, hurdles and surprises are numerous in our industry, and Rebecca has always helped us to be one step ahead in areas of our past projects; from brainstorming to planning and implementing.”
    Zach VanLeeuwen, Old Yale Brewery
  • “We have utilized Rebecca's services at JAK'S Beer Wine & Spirits for many years. While her knowledge of the liquor industry in BC is unmatched, her greatest asset is her ability to build outstanding relationships. Her understanding of the industry regulations allows us to be better equipped to grow quicker and more effectively. I would highly recommend Rebecca's services for anyone in the BC liquor industry.”
    Tim Dumas, JAK’s Beer Wine & Spirits
  • “Without a doubt Rebecca Hardin is the industry’s foremost expert. She facilitated the sale of our liquor store last year and the experience was absolutely seamless and professional. It is without reservation that I would recommend her to anyone looking to buy, sell or set up a liquor or cannabis business. First class all the way.”
    Greg Mahony, Delta Lions Pub & Big Pete’s Liquor Store

If you’re looking for trusted advisors who work in partnership with you to ensure the success of your business, let’s talk.

Sign up for a 30-min complimentary discovery session.

Let’s start the conversation.


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