Golden Leaf Holdings Ltd (OTCMKTS:GLDFF) has posted revenues of $15.8 million in 2019. It is an increase of 7% when compared to the same period last year. The company’s gross profit has surged by 27% to $4.3 million. It is on the backdrop of rationalization of headcount, consolidation of facilities, and in-house production of distillate raw materials.
Vape ban impacts revenues in 2019
CEO of Golden Leaf, Jeff Yapp said the vape ban in fall 2019 has impacted its revenues by $3.5 million when compared to the previous quarter. The company quickly harnessed its team’s agility and market ingenuity to recover and exhibit leadership in Oregon. Golden Leaf has posted improved revenues of $4.7 million in Q1 2020.
Strengthens management team
Golden Leaf has strengthened its management team by recruiting Jeff Yapp as Chief Executive Officer. After induction, Jeff has used his retail and cannabis experience to hone the management team.
Golden Leaf has restructured its balance sheet by converting its debt to equity. It has also postponed the Chalice debt obligations to the year 2022. The company has halved the cash spending by instituting Crawl, Walk, and Run operating mechanism.
Golden Leaf reduced reliance on vape products and introduced innovative products to generate new revenue streams. It has implemented effective purchase and inventory management systems and lowered production costs.
Divests unprofitable businesses
Golden Leaf sold over a two-dozen introductory SKUs in December 2019 in California. To drive growth in 2020, the company has established partnership accords. The company has divested unprofitable subsidiaries – Medical Marijuana Group Consulting Ltd and Medical Marihuana Group Corporation, as of December 2019.
Golden Leaf has realized incremental revenues of $0.4 million in Q1 2020, by laying the foundation for new revenue streams that comprise third-party toll processing. The company signed an asset purchase accord for Tozmoz LLC on October 11, 2019. It has subsequently signed a consulting accord with Tozmoz. As per the terms of the accord, Tozmoz offers all the packaging and extraction requirements for Golden Leaf’s Oregon business. This accord helped the company to improve distillation production efficiencies. It also provided access to the refinement and extraction capabilities to strengthen the leadership of Golden Leaf in the Oregon extraction business.