The Convenience Top 101 and More

Big, bigger, biggest: Welcome to the CSP Top 101

By 
Abbey Lewis, Editor in Chief, CSProducts

Samantha Oller, Senior Editor/Fuels, CSP

Melissa Vonder Haar, Freelance Writer

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The Convenience Top 101: The List

The following ranking of the Top 101 Chains reflects combined company-operated and franchised store counts in the United States and Canada as of Nov. 15, 2013. It does not include licensed or dealer locations.

Rank Chain No. of Stores Notes
1 7-Eleven Inc. 7,790
1,170 company-ops; 6,808 U.S. & Canada franchised sites; does not include 580 U.S. licensed locations
2

Alimentation Couche-Tard --North America

5,700 dba Mac's, Circle K
3 CST Brands Inc. (Valero) 1,883 San Antonio-based CST plans to build 30 sites in 2014.
4 Casey's General Stores 1,759 Casey's plans to grow store units by 70 or more in the 2014 fiscal year, with about a 50/50 split among new builds and acquisitions.
5 The Pantry 1,559 dba Kangaroo Express
6 Speedway LLC 1,470 Last year, Speedway added 17 sites to its portfolio, and it has considered the Southeast as a major growth area.
7 Hess Corp. 1,354

For sale: Big acquirers are eyeing Hess’ retail network, which now includes 391 sites from Wilco-Hess LLC, a joint partnership Hess formed with A.T. Williams Oil in 2001 and of which the oil company recently acquired total ownership to make its downstream more attractive for divestiture.

8 Murphy USA Inc. 1,184

The El Dorado, Ark.-based spinoff plans to open 200 more sites on Walmart lots in the Midwest and Southeast.

9 BP America 950 dba ampm; 100% franchised
10 Kroger Co., Convenience Division 784  
11 Suncor Energy Inc. 759 dba Petro-Canada
12 Chevron Corp. 720 dba ExtraMile, Caltex; 300 company-ops; 390 franchised
13 Pilot Flying J 690 585 company-ops; 105 franchised
14 QuikTrip Corp. (QT) 678  
15 Sunoco Inc. 650 437 company-ops; 451 franchised
16 Wawa Inc. 630  
17 Susser Holdings Corp. 622 dba Stripes; includes Sac-N-Pac acquisition
18 Tesoro Corp. 575  
19 Cumberland Farms 574  
20 Husky Energy Inc. 500 350 company-ops; 150 franchised
21 Shell Canada 497  
22 Holiday Stationstores 493 341 company-ops; 152 franchised
23 GPM Investments & GPM Southeast 470 dba Fas Mart, Shore Stop, et al.
24 Sheetz Inc. 463  
25 Western Refining Inc./Norther Tier Energy 458 384 company-ops; 74 franchised
26 Kwik Trip Inc. 440  
27 Kum & Go LC 427  
28 Delek US Holdings Inc. (Mapco) 370  
29 RaceTrac Petroleum Inc. 365  
30 Stewart's Shops 331  
31 Convenient Food Mart (CFM Development Corp.) 325  
32 Allsup's Convenience Stores Inc. 319  
33 Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores 307  
34 Pioneer Energy LP 305 100% franchised
35 E-Z Mart Stores 293  
36 Kwik Fill/Red Apple, Smokers Outlet 288  
37 Alon Brands Retail 286  
38 Maverik Inc. 264  
39 (tie) CEFCO Convenience Stores 248  
39 (tie) Travelcenters of America (TA-Petro) 248  
41 Pacific Convenience & Fuels LLC (PC&F) 236  
42 Landmark Industries/Timewise 228  
43 Sunshine Gasoline Distributors 225 180 company-ops; 45 franchised
44 Hasty Market Corp. 210  
45 Jacksons Food Stores (Jackson Oil) 203  
46 Giant Eagle Inc. 198 dba GetGo
47 Tedeschi Food Shops 188 106 company-ops, 82 franchised
48 United Dairy Farmers Inc. 184  
49 Meijer Gas Stations 182  
50 Lehigh Gas Corp. (Topper Petroleum Inc.) 181  
51 Thorntons 174  
52 Admiral Petroleum 173  
53 Flash Foods Inc. (The Jones Co.) 172  
54 VPS Convenience Store Group 167  
55 Royal Farms 154  
56 Drake Petroleum Co. 146 dba Xtra Mart
57 G&M Oil Co. 145  
58 QuickChek Corp. 137  
59 United Oil co. 125  
60 (tie) Englefield Oil Co. 124  
60 (tie) Vintners Distributors Inc. 124  
62 Alliance Energy Inc. 120  
63 Quality Oil Co. LLC 116 45 company-ops, 52 franchised
64 Martin & Bayley Inc. 113 dba Huck's
65 7-Eleven Stores of Oklahoma 111  
66 truenorth energy llc 110  
67 Go Mart Inc. 109  
68 Hy-Vee Gas 108  
69 (tie) GasMart USA 107  
69 (tie) Plaid Pantries Inc. 107  
71 Blarney Castle Oil Co. 105  
72 Jet-Pep Inc. 104  
73 Spartan Stores Inc. 103 dba Quick Stop
74 ARS West LLC (American Retail Services) 102  
75 Terrible Herbst Oil Co. 100  
76 Little General Stores Inc. 98  
77 (tie) Anabi Oil 93  
77 (tie) Town Pump Inc. 93  
79 Mountain Empire Oil Co. 92 dba Roadrunner
80 Flash Market Inc. 91  
81 Petroleum Wholesale Inc. 88  
82 E&C Enterprises Inc. (Petroleum Marketing Group) 87  
83 (tie) Gasamat Oil Corp (Snoker Friendly) 86  
83 (tie) Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes 86  
83 (tie) Petroleum Marketers 86 dba Stop In Food Stores
86 Family Fare Inc. 84  
87 Nouria Energy Corp. 83  
88 (tie) First Coast Energy LLP 82  
88 (tie) Victory Marketing LLC 82 dba Sprint Mart
90 Coborn's Inc. 81  
91 (tie) C.N. Brown Co. 80  
91 (tie) Certified Oil 80  
91 (tie) MNS Ltd. 80 dba ABC Stores
94 Buchanan Energy Co. 79 dba Bucky's
95 MFA Oil Co. 78  
96 Gate Petroleum Co. 75  
97 (tie) FKG Oil Co. 73 dba Moto Mart
97 (tie) The Spinx Cos. 73  
99 (tie) Sampson-Bladen Oil Co. 72  
99 (tie) Toot'n Totum Food Stores LLP 72  
101 (tie) Country Fair 71  
101 (tie) Dandy Mini Mart 71  
101 (tie) Road Ranger 71

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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