John W. Clark Oil operates Clark’s Pump-N-Shop gas and convenience stores, with locations both near the interstate as well as in town, creating a broad customer base of everyone from travelers to soccer moms. The c-store brand promise is “Return, Refresh and Refuel.”

Besides gasoline, the stores sell fresh sandwiches, pizza, hot dogs, cold fountain drinks and snacks. Some locations feature the Clark’s Cafe proprietary program of breakfast sandwiches, tacos, fried chicken and burgers. At the coffee bar, Coffee Beanery coffee, hot chocolate and hot cappuccinos are available.

The family-owned company also distributes fuel to 20 licensed dealers.

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


Headquarters:Ashland, Kentucky
No. of Stores:68
Rank Last Year:97