1606 Corp. Signs Product Distribution Agreement With SurgePays, Inc.
May 9th, 2023
1606 Corp. (OTC: CBDW), an acquisition-based CBD holding company today announced that the company closed a distribution deal with SurgePays, Inc. (Nasdaq: SURG). Under this agreement, SurgePays has agreed to distribute 1606 Corp.’s Hemp smokable products to its thousands of registered retail store customers.
SurgePays has already taken possession of 1,000 six-pack displays and is currently distributing them to registered retail store customers. 1606’s six-pack display is a ready- to-go, point-of-sale display that holds six-packs of the traditional 20 pack of hemp smokables. SurgePays now has 1606’s CBD Singlz brand available via their retail portal.
With over 50 individual products, CBDW will continue to pursue additional distribution partnerships and has several more deals in the diligence phase of its pipeline.
Jeremy Gies, President of SurgePays Fintech, said, “This distribution agreement allows SurgePays to provide retail store owners with in-demand products at good margins that drive revenue. We are currently staging the onboarding pipeline of over 25,000 more convenience store locations transacting on our network. One of our channel goals is to create a distribution marketplace with quality products and quality partners that increases revenue per store and 1606 Corp. provides just that.”
“With the growing demand for tobacco alternatives, this distribution agreement comes at just the right time for the company. We aim to add shareholder value through increased revenue and with demand mounting for our products and products like ours, this deal puts us in a great position to capture market share,” stated Greg Lambrecht, CEO of 1606 Corp.
About SurgePays, Inc.
SurgePays, Inc. is a technology and telecom company focused on the underbanked and underserved communities. SurgePhone and Torch Wireless provide subsidized mobile broadband to over 250,000 wireless subscribers nationwide. SurgePays fintech platform empowers clerks at over 8,000 convenience stores to provide a suite of prepaid wireless and financial products to underbanked customers. Please visit SurgePays.com for more information.
About 1606 Corp;
In April 2021, 1606 Corp. was spun off from Singlepoint Inc. (OTCQB: SING).1606 has been able to add a variety of CBD products under the Brio Nutrition line, and smokable hemp brands Truz and CBD Singlz to complement 1606 original Hemp cigarettes (www.1606hemp.com). The company intends to acquire Companies in the CBD, including brands, distribution, retail outlets, and manufacturing. 1606 Corp. was awarded the ticker symbol CBDW in mid-January 2022.
Rates of cannabidiol (CBD) usage in the United States are projected to surge in 2023, according to industry With recent studies suggesting as high as a 10% year-over-year (YoY) increase in usage, Top CBD supplier predicts that 2023 will be a pivotal year for the industry as the widespread adoption of CBD-infused products is set to take place across the health and wellness, beauty, and food and beverage industries. Data from 2022 provides insight into the widespread nature of CBD-infused products. The Center for Advancing Health (CFAH) reported that 26% of Americans used CBD in 2022, and according to ClevelandClinic.org, https://my.clevelandclinic.org/. It is also often marketed toward individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, quitting smoking, fitness recovery, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
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