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Top 202 Convenience Store Chains

CSP’s annual list of the largest chains in the convenience-store industry
Top 202 Convenience Store Chains

The Big Givers

As successful as these Top 101 retailers are, they recognize the individuals in the communities are largely responsible for their ongoing success. Perhaps as a result, many operators make it a central...

Top 202 Convenience Store Chains

Employee-Focused Retailers

Employee ownership, extended health benefits, free fitness centers for employees: The c-store industry has a wealth of great companies to work for, with great benefits. Here are some of the best.&ldqu...

The industry has many family-owned and -operated businesses whose foundings stretch back to last century or earlier. Here are highlights of some of the longest-lasting family-run retailers.1803Wawa wa...

Food is a focus for many of the industry’s c-store retailers, but some operators have had a huge head start. Here are operators who have led the pack, followed by their signature offer.RetailerS...

Whether building green, offering alternative fuels and/or revving up recycling, many c-store retailers are cleaning up their communities. Here are some of the most notable industry “greenovators...

Who is the most popular in the convenience store industry? Based on searches of CSPedia from Jan. 1, 2013, through Nov. 24, 2013, here are our most popular chains and peeps:Top 3 Most Searched Compani...

With franchising providing the engine to its growth, 7-Eleven is not only the biggest franchisor in CSP’s Top 101 but also the biggest in the world. Source: CSPedia Franchisor (U.S. & C...

The c-store industry has several purveyors of the licensing model. CSPedia ranks the biggest, led by Salt Lake City-based Sinclair Oil, below. Source: CSPedia LicensorLicensed sites1Sinclair Oil2...

Major oil may have shuttered most of its company-ops, but the names are still the biggest brands in fuel. According to figures from OPIS for the year ending Nov. 15, 2013, the top four by share of fue...

Expect the big to get bigger. According to Dennis Ruben, executive managing director of Chicago-based NRC Realty & Capital Advisors LLC, large players such as 7-Eleven and Couche-Tard have been re...

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