WABE news spoke with Mike Thornbrugh of QuikTrip and Doug Bowman, professor of marketing about QT’s plans to open a gas-less gas station in Midtown.

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“They’ve done a good job around beverages and drinks; it will be interesting to see how that mixes into the products they bring downtown,” Bowman told 90.1 WABE. “It makes perfect sense when you see it but I’m surprised they were the first one to recognize Atlanta lacks the density of connivence stores you see in other markets.”