|Headquarters:||La Crosse, Wis.|
|No. of Stores:||545|
|Average Store Size:||3,200 sq. ft.|
|Rank Last Year:||17|
|States of Operation:||Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin|
A hallmark regional c-store brand, Kwik Trip operates stores in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa. The company is considered an innovator in the industry and is regularly lauded as a top place to work.
Kwik Trip identifies three areas of focus: food, fuel and its people. Central to the vertically integrated company's operations is a line of private-label goods produced and delivered from its own bakery, dairy, commissary and distribution center. It offers a bounty of foods, beverages and convenience items, including baked goods, groceries, snacks, sandwiches and fresh-brewed coffee.
Newer stores are larger with more of a market feel and the addition of fresh meats, vegetables and fruits. The company was the first convenience-store chain to join the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), committing to add more fresh foods to its menus. PHA is devoted to working with the private sector to address childhood obesity.
Source: Convenience Digital Resource Library, Technomic