Accessory and Merchandise Vendor Submission Form

May 6, 2024


Introduction & Purpose

Market 96 Neighborhood Dispensary is looking for merchant partners who offer creative and diverse non-cannabis merchandise that aligns with our commitment to a vibrant, inclusive community. This is an excellent opportunity for local artisans and vendors to showcase their unique products for sale in our Illinois cannabis dispensaries. 

Market 96 Neighborhood Dispensary is committed to offering a unique retail experience that meets our guests’ cannabis needs and more.  As such, we aim to diversify our offerings with products that not only resonate with our customers but also contribute positively to our community. 

We're excited to see your unique products and possibly feature them at Market 96. Apply today to become a part of our community and our retail experience!  

This document outlines the submission process for potential vendors interested in partnering with Market 96.

Vendor Benefits 

  • Shelf space and exposure in high-traffic retail dispensaries
  • Partnership opportunities for events and promotions 
  • Support from a brand committed to social and community values 
  • Marketing and advertising opportunities

What We’re Looking For

  • Unique products that cannot be found in conventional stores or dispensaries. We are expanding the range of products beyond cannabis to include unique items like art, crafts, high-quality apparel, and lifestyle products, and more!
  • We love to support and partner with small and local businesses, including Women-Owned, Black-Owned, LGBTQ-Owned, or Family-Owned brands. Everyone is welcome to apply. 
  • Brands committed to quality with strong community ties and positive brand alignment with Market 96 can supply products on a consistent and scalable basis.
  • Vendors must be operating in Illinois and 21+ and maintain compliance with local laws and regulations.

Selection Process:

  • Criteria: Selection will be based on product uniqueness, alignment with our values, potential community impact, and relatability and accessibility. 
  • All submissions will be considered. If you do not hear back from us right away, we will maintain all submissions for future consideration.
  • Note: Products may be rotated throughout the year.

About Market 96 and Blounts&Moore

About Market 96  

Market 96 was born out of a desire to create a cannabis shopping experience like visiting your neighborhood market. It was founded by the Blounts&Moore team, a collaboration of nine highly accomplished women partnering with other like-minded, socially conscious entrepreneurs. Our Market 96 name pays tribute to the first state-level cannabis legalization in the United States in 1996 and honors the cannabis experience of today. 

At Market 96 our unwavering commitment is to make everyone who steps into our neighborhood dispensary feel welcome, comfortable, and valued in their cannabis journey. 

About Blounts&Moore 

Blounts&Moore was born from a gathering of accomplished Black women in 2019, each driven by a commitment to economic empowerment, health & wellness, and community support. Our mission is to create a more inclusive cannabis industry, offering accessible education and economic opportunities for all. 

As a socially conscious company, we are dedicated to fostering community well-being through our expertise in cultivation, manufacturing, and retail of high-quality cannabis products. As the parent company to Market 96, Blounts&Moore is dedicated to enriching communities and promoting wellness through thoughtful, responsible cannabis entrepreneurship. 

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