Top 101 Convenience Stores 2014 Archive

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About CSP's Convenience Top 101

In our effort to provide the latest cutting-edge news and data on the convenience store industry, CSP’s editors have ranked the largest convenience store chains by store count—owned/operated and franchised locations—in the United States and Canada, providing easy access to data, images and news on the leading chains.

But we didn’t stop at store counts. We also tapped CSPedia, the c-store industry’s online business intelligence database, to recognize some of the industry’s most fascinating leaders in the retail arts: foodservice, green operations, social-media marketing, employee-focused, family-operated and more. Welcome to the Convenience Top 101.

Midyear Update: Several major acquisitions in the first half of 2014 ensure an active reshuffling of the Convenience Top 101 next year. Click here to get an early glimpse at what's to come.

2014 Top Convenience Stores

The Convenience Top 101 rankings reflect combined company-operated and franchised store counts in the United States and Canada. They do not include licensed or dealer locations. All statistics accurate as of March 2014.

Ranksort descending Chain Name No. of Stores Avg. Store Size
#1 7-Eleven Inc. 7,790 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#2 Alimentation Couche-Tard (Mac's, Circle K) 5,700 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#3 CST Brands Inc. (Valero) 1,887 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#4 Casey's General Stores Inc. 1,759 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#5 The Pantry (Kangaroo Express) 1,567 2,600 sq. ft.
#6 Speedway LLC 1,468 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#7 Hess Corp. 1,354 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#8 Murphy USA Inc. 1,184 500-1,000 sq. ft.
#9 BP America (ampm) 950 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#10 Kroger Co., Convenience Division 784 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#11 Suncor Energy Inc. (Petro-Canada) 759 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#12 Chevron Corp. (ExtraMile) 720 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#13 Pilot Flying J 690 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#14 QuikTrip Corp. 674 4,000+ sq. ft.
#15 Sunoco Inc. 650 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.
#16 Wawa Inc. 630 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#17 Susser Holdings Corp. (Stripes Convenience Stores) 627 4,000+ sq. ft.
#18 Tesoro Corp. 600 4000+ sq. ft.
#19 Cumberland Farms 574 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.
#20 Shell Canada 500 1,000-2,500 sq. ft.