Inside the New Pops 66

By 
Mitch Morrison, Vice President & Retail Executive Platform Director, Winsight

Pops 66 convenience store

The new Pops 66 c-store measures in at 5,000 square feet, inviting locals and road trippers alike to linger, gravitating away from the quick-turnaround focus of traditional c-stores.

Pops 66

Rand Elliott of Elliott & Associates designed the store, as well as the original Pops 66.

Pops 66 seating

Pops dropped fuel in exchange for a foodservice-driven concept, which is evident upon walking through the store’s front doors.

Pops 66 variety

This colorful display of glass-bottled soda invites customers to peruse the more than 700 varieties Pops has to offer.

Pops 66 interior

Soda was the inspiration for this Oklahoma City location, and these ceiling fixtures resemble the bubbles behind the popular beverage.

Pops 66 cold vault

The names of soda flavors were incorporated in the design. Flavor names such as Frostie Cherry Limeade and Fitz’s Hip Hop Pop line the walls of the store.

Pops 66 seating

The 5,000-square-foot store has a large seating area. There’s even enough room for business meetings, birthday parties and baby showers.

Pops 66 food bar

Pops may be known best for its soda selection, but it also offers customers an extensive menu of sandwiches, shakes, ice cream and more.

Pops 66 candy

The location also offers a gourmet candy selection.

Pops 66 entrance

Logoed merchandise includes T-shirts, hats, cups and mugs.