The Future of Charging: Strange Things Are Afoot at the Circle K

As the world looks to electrify 65 million miles of roadways, an iconic gas station-convenience store chain places itself at the frontlines of determining how quickly—and profitably—that transition occurs.

Key Takeaways


  • Packaging is becoming an important purchasing decision factor for socially aware consumers.
  • A combination of growing government regulation and consumer outrage over pollution is forcing many companies to replace single-use plastics with eco-friendly alternatives.
  • The cost of developing environmentally friendly packaging can hurt companies’ margins.
  • Companies that fail to respond with urgency to the shift in consumer behavior will lose out.



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