Headquarters:Auburn, Calif.
No. of Stores:60
Average Store Size:1,700 sq. ft.
Rank:100
States of Operation: California, Nevada
Website:http://www.flyersenergy.com
Family Business:Yes

Flyers is a c-store chain operated by Flyers Energy, a third-generation family-owned business with stores in the Bay area. Flyer’s competitive advantage is its sustainability initiatives, including its commitment to renewable fuels.

The company operates 41 Flyers c-store locations and 18 hybrid locations that act like franchises but the operators pay Flyers a commission on sales. Flyers Energy is also a wholesale supplier of fuels and lubricants and operates 263 card locks (83 stand-alone and 180 retail sites) and 15 lube outlets (nine in Nevada and six in California). Flyers Energy is a branded distributor of Chevron, Shell and Valero fuel for both wholesale and retail.

Foodservice at Flyers includes self-serve and quick-service restaurant options. The stores primarily carry national products, including national beer, chips and drinks. Some locations, such as those in downtown San Francisco, feature a small store with just cigarettes, single-serve bags of chips and cold beverages. Many of its stores are open 24 hours.

Source: Convenience Digital Resource Library, Technomic