|No. of Stores:||58|
|Rank Last Year:||97|
Founded in 1933, Byrne Dairy is a convenience-store chain in its third generation of family ownership. The brand sells tobacco, beer, fountain drinks and snack items, along with Byrne Dairy milk and ice cream. Many locations also sell fuel.
Byrne Dairy is active in social-media marketing, offering a loyalty club that sends discounts to customers’ smart phones. Byrne Dairy is also a working dairy that produces milk, cream and other dairy products.
Source: Convenience Digital Resource Library, Technomic. For benchmarking purposes, store counts are year-end 2017.
Photo courtesy of Jo Zimny.