During the first quarter of fiscal 2018, Couche-Tard’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) increased from $614.7 million to $689.7 million, a growth of 12.2% compared with the same quarter last year.
Couche-Tard's network included 9,471 c-stores in North America, 8,129 with fuel. Its North American network consists of 18 business units, including 14 in the United States covering 42 states and four in Canada covering all 10 provinces. Also, through CrossAmerica Partners LP, Couche-Tard supplies motor fuel under various brands to more than 1,200 U.S. locations.
In Europe, Couche-Tard operates a retail network of 2,754 stores across Scandinavia, Ireland, Poland, the Baltics and Russia through 10 business units. Also, more than 1,700 stores operate under the Circle K banner under licensing agreements in 13 other countries and territories (China, Costa Rica, Egypt, Guam, Honduras, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Mexico, the Philippines, the United Arab Emirates and Vietnam), which brings Couche-Tard’s total worldwide network to more than 15,000 stores.