|Headquarters:||Mount Olive, N.C.|
|No. of Stores:||39|
|Rank Last Year:||157|
E.J. Pope & Sons’ Handy Mart stores strive to offer convenience under one roof, combined with unparalleled service to the chain’s clientele of mainly 18- to 35-year-old males. Handy Marts serve seven communities throughout eastern North Carolina, vowing to provide customers with clean stores and satisfying shopping experiences via friendly, professional service; brand-name products; and quality fuel at competitive prices.
The chain places its highest priority on the safety and health of employees, customers and business partners.
The company also appeals to customers with its iconic “Turtle Dude” logo.
Source: Convenience Digital Resource Library, Technomic. For benchmarking purposes, store counts are year-end 2017.