Planet 13 sees revenue swell as tourists flock back to its Las Vegas cannabis SuperStore – Proactive Investors USA

Planet 13 Holdings Inc (CSE:PLTH) (OTCQB:PLNHF) has reported its first-quarter results, which saw revenue jump 41% year-over-year, as it swung into profitability. 

For the three months ended March 31, the company saw revenue of $23.8 million, up from $16.8 million in the same quarter of 2020. Net income was $400,000, compared to a loss of $1.4 million a year earlier. 

Planet 13’s co-CEOs say that they can feel a renewed energy in Las Vegas as tourism returns. 

“After a slower January and February, due to COVID-19 related restrictions in place in Nevada, we had an absolutely outstanding March, April and now May,” co-CEO Larry Scheffler said in a statement. “It is clear that Vegas is back, and with hotels and casinos across the strip reporting being fully booked for the foreseeable future, we think it’s just getting started. After a year of fighting against the largest possible macro storm, it feels great to have the wind at our backs and to see all the improvements we put in place start to pay off.”

READ: Planet 13 Holdings rides Las Vegas tourism revival to record monthly sales of C$10.7M in April

Planet 13 had cash of $141.1 million as of March 31, compared to $79 million at the end of 2020.

“Tourism is back, and the SuperStore is performing well,” co-CEO Bob Groesbeck said. “The Medizin store is proving that our blend of entertainment, customer service, and product selection work in smaller footprint retail stores. Our wholesale is growing at a solid pace. Across our Nevada operations, we are experiencing a successful return to growth.”

The SuperStore is Planet 13’s showcase for a growing portfolio of branded products, including vapes, edibles, pre-rolls and concentrates at the tourist hotspot.

“In California, we are on track and on budget for our Orange County SuperStore — P13

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