Buchanan Energy is a family-owned and -operated chain of convenience stores and gas stations under the Bucky’s brand in the Midwest. The chain has identified the 18- to 35-year-old female shopper as its core target customer, combining a large foodservice selection with a customer focus at its c-stores.

The chain offers a wide variety of branded, proprietary and private-label items, including windshield-washer fluid and motor oil, as well as a line of "B-Fresh" sandwiches, salads and hot dogs. In addition to the c-stores, the company has a wholesale fuel supply and transport division.

Source: Convenience Digital Resource Library, Technomic. For benchmarking purposes, store counts are year-end 2017.

Photo courtesy of Buchanan Energy/Bucky's. 

Headquarters:Omaha, Nebraska
No. of Stores:84
Rank Last Year:71