Top 101 Convenience Stores
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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.
Welcome to the 2016 Convenience Top 101!
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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||Chain Name||No. of Stores||Avg. Store Size||Last Year’s Rank|
|#64||7-Eleven Stores of Oklahoma||112||2,500-4,000 sq. ft.||#73|
|#37||Western Refining/Giant, Mustang, Sundial, Howdy's||262||2,500-4,000 sq. ft.||#39|
|#65||Plaid Pantry||110||2,500-4,000 sq. ft.||#76|
|#96||Dash In||65||2,500-4,000 sq. ft.|
|#67||Little General Stores||107||2,500-4,000 sq. ft.||#79|
|#40||CEFCO Convenience Stores||228||2,500-4,000 sq. ft.||#37|
|#99||Family Express||65||2,500-4,000 sq. ft.|
|#99||Shop Rite Inc./Tobacco Plus||62||2,500-4,000 sq. ft.|
|#70||Roadrunner Markets||92||2,500-4,000 sq. ft.||#85|
|#52||Flash Foods||164||2,500-4,000 sq. ft.||#53|
|#23||TravelCenters of America, Petro Stopping Centers, Minit Mart||442||2,500-4,000 sq. ft.||#33|
|#25||Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores||365||2,500-4,000 sq. ft.||#27|
|#81||MotoMart||78||2,500-4,000 sq. ft.||#101|
|#55||American Retail Services||142||2,500-4,000 sq. ft.|
|#56||Hy-Vee Gas||135||2,500-4,000 sq. ft.||#63|
|#38||Convenient Food Mart||250||2,500-4,000 sq. ft.||#44|
|#57||GoMart Food Stores||124||2,500-4,000 sq. ft.||#71|
|#30||Alon Brands||309||2,500-4,000 sq. ft.||#31|
|#60||Blarney Castle/EZ Mart||120||2,500-4,000 sq. ft.||#83|
|#90||ABC Stores||73||2,500-4,000 sq. ft.||#92|