10 Best Convenience Store Chains in America

Daily Meal dishes up its list of favorite retailers

7-Eleven Conveniecne Stores

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. -- Some of the country's favorite and most profitable convenience store chains offer both great service and competitive prices, according to a feature and slideshow presented by The Daily Meal.

Seven of the 10 stores on the "all things food and drink" website's unscientific list of the 10 Best Convenience Store Chains in America also made Forbes magazine's list of America's largest private companies.

"These billion-dollar c-stores make their money by making peoples' lives easier," said the report.

All of these chains also can be found on CSP's Convenience Top 101, a list of the United States and Canada's largest c-store chains by store count, along with additional business intelligence:

10. Circle K

9. Thorntons

8. Sheetz

7. Wawa

6. RaceTrac

5. QuikTrip

4. Cumberland Farms

3. Love's

2. Pilot Flying J

1. 7-Eleven

Part of CSP's 2014 Convenience Top 101 retailers