The Cube is coming to Norman, Okla., in October.

According to published reports, The Cube is a new drive-through concept — what its co-founder calls “a neighborhood concierge” — that will allow consumers to order groceries, health and beauty items, cups of coffee and fresh foods, including sandwiches, wraps, pastries and pizza, via a mobile app on their smartphones for pickup when they arrive.

The store is under construction on the site of a long-closed tobacco shop.

The reports said the co-founder is Jake Sharp, who owns two drive-through tobacco shops in Lawton, Okla.

According to an Oklahoma newspaper, Sharp said he saw a demand for a store targeted at customers who don’t want to get out to their cars to buy milk or diapers.


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Sharp could not be reached for comment.

He told the newspaper he didn’t like the term “convenience store” for The Cube concept. “Convenience store seems like such a dirty word these days,” he said. “Neighborhood concierge is the best thing we could come up with.”

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