Hollingsworth Oil Cos. operates Sudden Service, a regional chain of c-stores in Tennessee and Kentucky. Its competitive advantages include a guest-focused product selection, attention to great service and its positioning as a locally owned and family-operated business.

Sudden Service offers a broad range of food, drink, tobacco and convenience items in large-format stores.

Store exteriors at newer units feature decorative brickwork as a standout feature, and the interiors are modern and spacious, with stations dedicated to various food and drink.

Hollingsworth Oil Cos. owns both the c-store division as well as a petroleum lubricants division.

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

Headquarters:Springfield, Tenn.
No. of Stores:54
Rank Last Year:109