Frank’s Guests

Episode 6: Christian Warning

This episode comes to you from Berlin, Germany. We speak with Christian Warning: founder and managing director of The Retail Marketeers. This is a great discussion for anyone curious about the German fuel and c-store industry as well as today’s evolving retail environment.

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Episode 3: Sam Herro

It’s a new decade! Al and Frank reflect on retail’s evolution in a conversation with fuel and c-store expert, Sam Herro. From defunct department stores to the Tesla Cybertruck, we cover a lot of ground.

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Episode 2: Nic Moulis

We’re going international! In this episode, Al and Frank chat with Nic Moulis, director of FuelnGo in Australia. How does Australia’s fuel and convenience retailing industry differ from the United States? We also discuss foodservice, coffee, Gen Z, checkout-free retail, and whether meat pies were invented in Louisiana or Australia.

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Episode 1: Kent Couch

In our first episode, Al and Frank speak with Kent Couch—a cluster balloon pioneer and retailer from Bend, Oregon. Couch’s Stop and Go convenience store offers dozens of varieties of beer, kombucha, and other beverages on tap. Couch embraced growlers early, eventually becoming a founder of the Growler Guys franchise. Growler Guys now operates in…

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