Top 101 Convenience Stores

CSP’s annual list of the largest chains in the convenience store industry

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About CSP's Convenience Top 101

CSP’s third-annual Convenience Top 101 list ranks 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. We've also tapped CSPedia, the c-store industry’s online business intelligence database, to recognize some of the industry’s most fascinating leaders in current retail trends. The real story, of course, are the record profits, low gas prices and, most important for the purpose of ranking chains by store count, convenience multiples made running c-stores—and apparently selling or buying them—all the rage. An improving economy, more cash in consumers’ pockets and tax advantages propelling master limited partnerships (MLPs) shook up much of the middle and lower half of this year’s list of Top 101 convenience chains.

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2016 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 Dec. 1, 2015.

Rank sort descending Chain Name No. of Stores Avg. Store Size Last Year’s Rank
#21 Shell Canada Select 473 1,000-2,500 sq. ft. #18
#22 Husky, Mohawk 455 1,000-2,500 sq. ft. #18
#23 TravelCenters of America, Petro Stopping Centers, Minit Mart 442 2,500-4,000 sq. ft. #33
#24 RaceTrac, RaceWay 385 4,000+ sq. ft. #26
#25 Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores 365 2,500-4,000 sq. ft. #27
#25 Delek U.S./Mapco 365 1,000-2,500 sq. ft. #25
#27 Stewart’s Shops 332 1,000-2,500 sq. ft. #28
#28 United Pacific: We Got It!, United Mart, My Goods 320 1,000-2,500 sq. ft. #64
#29 Allsup’s Convenience Stores 318 1,000-2,500 sq. ft. #29
#30 Alon Brands 309 2,500-4,000 sq. ft. #31
#31 Sunshine Gasoline Distributors 303 1,000-2,500 sq. ft. #36
#32 Kwik Fill/Red Apple 301 1,000-2,500 sq. ft. #30
#33 E-Z Mart Stores 285 2,500-4,000 sq. ft. #32
#33 Global Partners: Xtra Mart and Alltown 285 2,500-4,000 sq. ft. #59
#35 Maverik 278 2,500-4,000 sq. ft. #34
#36 SuperAmerica 274 2,500-4,000 sq. ft. #35
#37 Western Refining/Giant, Mustang, Sundial, Howdy's 262 2,500-4,000 sq. ft. #39
#38 Convenient Food Mart 250 2,500-4,000 sq. ft. #44
#38 Shop24 250 Less than 1,000 sq. ft.
#40 CEFCO Convenience Stores 228 2,500-4,000 sq. ft. #37