Headquarters:Tonawanda, N.Y.
No. of Stores:39
Rank:170
Rank Last Year:164
Website:http://www.noco.com

One of the largest private employers in Western New York with more than 600 employees, NOCO Express is a third-generation family owned and locally operated company with more than 80 years of experience in the energy business. It sells gasoline, diesel, propane, natural gas and electricity, as well as heating and cooling, propane and heating oil.

The chain’s objective is sourcing and selling the freshest, highest-quality beverage and food offerings, demonstrated with such brands as Nickel City Foods, Tim Hortons, Subway, Charlie the Butcher and Mighty Taco. Nickel City Foods also provides catering services to the local community.

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