Headquarters:South Burlington, Vt.
No. of Stores:40
Average Store Size:1,700 sq. ft.
Rank:149
States of Operation: New Hampshire, Vermont
Website:http://www.champlainfarms.com

Wesco Oil operates a regional chain of convenience stores that are mostly branded Champlain Farms, with a few doing business as Fastop and under other banners.

The chain aims to deliver an enjoyable and convenient shopping experience to its client base of travelers, workers, college students and local residents, focusing on consistent guest service and its community ties to drive loyalty. The chain also makes eco-friendliness part of its brand positioning. Wesco Oil Inc. is a private, family-run company.

Gulf, Shell and Sunoco fuels are sold. Foodservice formats include limited serve, self serve and QSR. Several locations have indoor seating and some include a walk-in dairy cooler with LED lighting. All stores feature locally produced Vermont maple syrup.

Tobacco takes up an average of 16 feet per store and stores average 15 cooler doors for packaged beverages such as carbonated soft drinks. Services include ATMs, gift cards, phone cards, propane and Western Union.

Source: Convenience Digital Resource Library, Technomic