With one court win under its belt and the current legal fight shifting to sort out the latest attempt to shut the shop prior to the holidays, 23rd and Union’s Uncle Ike’s seems to also be doing alright on the business end of things.
The state’s records show the store, which opened on the last day of September, had a great October. Liquor control board records, in fact, rank Uncle Ike’s as the third highest grossing I-502 retail shop in the state last month:
One caveat on the numbers — our friends at highaboveseattle.com are working on what happened to the totals of New Vansterdam in Vancouver which was raking in more than $20,000 per day earlier this year. Even when that is cleared up, Uncle Ike’s is probably still in the top four.
At more than $15,000 per day in marijuana sales, Ike’s, a CHS advertiser, has kept up the pace CHS reported after its first week of business — and then some. 23rd and Union’s gains could be losses for other areas of the city, however. High Above Seattle notes that co-owner KC Franks also was awarded I-502 licenses for other parts of the city and, with the success of Ike’s, may be less likely to pursue opening additional stores.