Midwest Petroleum operates convenience stores, gas stations and a truck plaza. It offers a competitive advantage by incorporating area products in its stores. The c-stores are in and around St. Louis and offer a variety of fuel brands, including BP, Conoco, Phillips76, Mobil and a private brand.

Sites range from modern 3,000-square-foot stores with 10 or 12 MPDs to 800-square-foot stores in downtown St. Louis. Stores are open 24 hours, and some locations have a car wash. The stores sell local brands of beer along with national and value brands. Ten stores have beer caves. Wine and liquor also is available.

The truck plaza is in Cuba, Mo., and features a full-service restaurant.

Source: Convenience Digital Resource Library, Technomic

No. of Stores:57
Average Store Size:1,700 sq. ft.
States of Operation: Illinois, Missouri
Family Business:Yes